Grief & Healing

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Grief Support Resources

Every person must cope with loss of a loved on his or her own terms.

The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.

At Heritage Funeral Homes we offer the following aftercare grief sessions:


»Healing Hearts of Waukesha

Healing Hearts of Waukesha County is a community-based organization whose mission is to serve and support grieving children and their families.  Click here to watch a short video to learn about Healing Hearts and their services.


»Healing After the Loss of a Loved One Due to Addiction

A grief support group for survivors of a passing of a loved one due to addiction or drug related deaths. This group provides a supportive environment that fosters healing, hope, and recovery with consideration of the unique circumstances of a substance use passing of a loved one.  Held at Aurora West Allis Medical Center.

»Women and Grief

Women and Grief is a support group that allows women to share their experiences in confidence, following the death of a loved one.  Meets the first Thursday of each month, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Please call Kerry Neusen in the Spiritual Care Department at (414) 649-6567 to register.  Held at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center.

»Grieving the Death of a Partner
Grieving the Death of a Partner is a support group for both men and women. This group provides a safe environment, in which men and women can share their experiences following the death of a spouse or partner.

»  Center for Loss & Transition 
A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.

»  Growth House
An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues. Hypertext topic pages link to sites around the world. Links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.

»  GriefNet
GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues.

»  National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.