SKOWHEGAN — Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County, Inc. will offer grief support groups beginning Thursday at the 41 Main St. office. There is no cost to attend and all meetings are confidential. Each group will meet for six to eight sessions.

The following group meetings are set:

• Survivors of Suicide (for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide) from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

• Widows, widowers, partners or significant others — two groups will be offered. The Tuesday group begins Tuesday, June 26, and will meet 1-2:30 p.m. The Wednesday evening group is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. June 27.

There will be two groups for anyone who has experienced the loss of a child (of any age). Meetings will take place 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 or 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5.

A general grief group — for loss of a sibling, a close friend, a relative, etc. — will meet 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28.

A group for caretakers and/or those who are facing the death of a loved one will be 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursday, June 28.

Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, call 474-7775.


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