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Grief Resources
Empty Chair Dinner Support Group - Dinner will be held the second Tuesday of each month throughout the year from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm at the Wieting Family Funeral Home in Chilton. Please drive around the back of the building and enter through the glass door.

For food planning purposes, please RSVP by phone or email 24 hours in advance of each gathering.
(920) 849-4941 or info@wietingfuneralhome.com
 
2020 MEETING DATES:

January 14 (Taco Bar)
February 11 (Pizza)
March 10 (Hot Beef Sandwiches)
April 14 (Build Your Own Sandwich)
May 12 (Broasted Chicken)
NO MEETINGS JUNE, JULY or AUGUST
September 8 (Subway Sandwiches)
October 13 (Spaghetti)
November 10 (Broasted Chicken)
December 8 (Pizza)

Click HERE for a printable flyer. 
Hope After Heartache Grief Support Group - Hope After Heartache Grief Support Group is held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm CST.  This is a telephone grief support group with other people who phone in from all over the United States & Canada.  A facilitator will be guiding the group through each call.  

Dial:  857-232-0159
Conference Code: 477970
 
Sesame Street Grief Resource - Grief is complex; it encompasses a wide range of emotions that can come and go in waves. Use these tips, videos, children's story, and guide to help your family communicate with one another, express emotions, and begin the process of moving forward. You are not alone. And with time, you and your family will experience new happy moments together.
Exploring Grief - Grief is complex and often confusing to navigate.  The following article have been written to help people understand grief and offers several ideas and tips to help traverse these new waters.

A Brief Exploration of Grief

Bandages for Your Heart

Grief from the Inside Out

Laughter in the Face of Tears

Living Your Legacy

Misery Loves Company?

Your Spiritual Toolbox
Men Journeying Through Grief -
A unique support opportunity
for men only

Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month, 6-8 pm at the Affinity Visiting Nurses office, 816 W. Winneconne Ave., Neenah. A home cooked meal is served. Pre-registration is not required, but appreciated for planning purposes.
Sleep and Grief - It’s tough to sleep. When we experience grief, it’s common to experience newfound insomnia, or to feel exhausted even if you are getting sufficient sleep.
Compassionate Parents -
A self-help support group offering friendship and understanding for parents of any age who have experienced the death of a child. Meetings are held the second Monday of the month at 7 pm at the United Way Building, 2020 Erie Ave., Sheboygan.
Cup of Hope -
Provides grief support and information to individuals experiencing the death of a loved one. Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday and third Thursday of every month from 10:30 am until noon at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Center, W2850 State Road 28, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085 (920) 467-1800. Pre-registration is not required and everyone is welcome to attend.
Healing After Suicide -
Fourth Tuesday of the Month, 5:00 - 6:00 PM at Chilton Town Hall. Please call with questions: Janet McCord: 920-904-3566 or Karen Klippel: 414-248-6277.
Rainbow Kids -
Provides peer support for children and youth, ages 4-18, who have experienced a significant loss due to a death, divorce, separation or abandonment in their families. Several 14 week sessions are held each year. Call Rainbow Kids for information and meeting times (920) 452-2838.
Survivors of Suicide -
(Fox Valley & Heart of The Valley)

Meets the 2nd Monday of the month. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 2600 E. Philip Lane Appleton, WI. Open to all people over 18 who have been affected by loss due to suicide. Free of Charge and no need to pre-register. Questions please contact: Barb Bigalke (920) 750-9091
Willowpark Place Group -
Third Tuesday of the Month, 3:00-4:00 PM at Willowpark Place, New Holstein, Wisconsin.
Youth Survivors of Suicide Group -
(Fox Valley & Heart of The Valley)

Meets the 3rd Monday of the month.6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 2600 E. Philip Lane Appleton, WI. Open to all people age 10 - 18 who have been affected by loss due to suicide. Free of Charge and pre-registration is required. Questions please contact: Barb Bigalke
(920) 750-9091