Available Resources

There are many resources to help you through this time. Here we list some support groups available in this area.  Funeral directors have access to numerous resources and usually have free pamphlets or booklets also. 

Professional Therapy Group
Rochester Regional Health.org 
Central Intake department will assist in setting up an appointment.
585-922-9900

Emergency-Crisis Services
https://www2.monroecounty.gov/mh-emergency-resources 
If you or someone you know requires immediate/emergency care, the following resources are available or call Lifeline at 275-5151. 

Center for Compassionate Healing 
https://www.lifetimecare.org/services/support-wellness/bereavement-services 
PLEASE NOTE: As part of our effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our area, Lifetime Care Home Health and Hospice is postponing all wellness classes and support groups at our Winton Road, Newark and other community locations. Remote support via phone or Skype will be offered whenever possible. Please call 585-475-8800 with any questions and continue to check our social media channels for updates. Thank you for your cooperation.
For further information on Bereavement and Support Groups in Monroe County call (585) 475-8800. For programs in Wayne and Seneca Countries, call (315) 332-2563.

MHA Mental Health Association
https://www.mharochester.org/directory/bereavement/widowwidower/ 
Center for Compassion and Healing, Lifetime Care
Kids Adjusting Through Support (KATS) 
Widow/Widower Support groups of all ages.
3111 Winton Road S., Rochester, NY 
585-475-8800

Neutral Ground Support Organization 
https://www.neutralgroundsupport.org/ 
Neutral Ground meets at Henrietta UCC, 1400 Lehigh Station Road, Henrietta, every Thursday except Thanksgiving, from 7-9 PM.
Many “single again” people find it difficult to cope with the anguish and uncertainties of losing a partner and fear facing the world alone. Feelings of isolation, anger, sadness, fear, guilt, confusion and loss of self-esteem are common among people who are separated, divorced, widowed or ending a long-term relationship.

Coping with Grief and Addiction
www.rehabspot.com/treatment/co-occurring-disorders/grief-and-addiction 
Carrying the emotional trauma of a loved one who has passed can be a difficult battle. Support is available to help you mourn in healthy ways. Our website is helpful for individuals dealing with substance abuse.