St. Cloud Area Grief Support Groups & Services

There are many people and groups in the greater St. Cloud, Minnesota area who wish to help you find hope and healing. You may view the list below, or click the button for a printable PDF of all listed resources. 

General Grief Support Groups

Heartland Hospice

Groups and Consultation

Call for more information on grief groups and individual consultation. 

Contact Haley Power at (320) 654-1136

CentraCare Health Home Care and Hospice

8-Week Grief Series

Offered throughout the year, limited to 10 participants, pre-registration required.

Contact Grief Services at (320) 259-9375 www.centracare.com

Grief Support Group

Open to anyone who has lost a loved one. This group is virtual. 
Meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 4:30-5:30pm. 

Contact Grief Services at (320) 259-9375 www.centracare.com

Bri's Lodge

One On One Companioning

Telephone or in-person individual support.

Contact Tami Kruzel at (320) 217-2029 www.brislodge.com 

Grief Support Groups

Our support groups offer a safe place for you to share your journey after the loss of a loved one.

Contact Tami Kruzel at (320) 217-2029 www.brislodge.com 

St. Croix Hospice

Groups and Consultation

Telephone, in-person, group or referral as needed.

.Contact St. Croix Hospice at (320) 252-2803  www.stcroixhospice.com

Come As You Are

Come As You Are

For individuals who are struggling with the death of a loved one. Groups form throughout the year for 8-12 weeks at a time, and we meet weekly. 

Contact AnnElise at aebergstrom27@gmail.com

Westwood Church

Grief Share

5719 Walnut Drive, St. Cloud
Meets Mondays 1-3pm or 6:30-8:30pm, for 13 weeks. Check website or call for dates.
Contact Donna Bengtson at (320) 291-4994 www.griefshare.org

Quiet Oaks

Fellowship for All

We are dedicated to be present for those with grieving hearts. To provide a safe place for   fellowship amongst peers. To listen, share, care and show compassion and encouragement.  Meets 2nd  Tuesday of the month via Zoom from 7-8pm.  Each meeting features a guest speaker relating to loss or grief. To sign up for the Zoom link, go to: 
https://quietoakshospicehouse.org/quiet-oaks-fellowship/

Center for Life Transitions

Suicide Loss Support Group

38 24th Ave N., St. Cloud. For those who have experienced the suicide death of a loved one.
Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30pm.

Contact Roxann at (320) 248-1563

The Healing Grounds

1:1 Grief Support

412 15th St. N., Cold Spring
One on one grief support for all types of loss. 

Contact (320) 493-8472

Suicide Loss Resources

Center for Life Transitions

Soup n' Share Gatherings

38 24th Ave N., St. Cloud. Gather for a bowl of soup and shared conversation after watching a short grief video. Limited to 10 participants, Pre-registration required.
Meets 3rd Thursday of the month, 5:30-7pm, Begins September 2022 through March 2023.

Online Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)  www.afsp.org

Suicide Awareness Voice of Education (SA/VE) www.save.org

Family Grief Camp

Healing Hearts Connection (formerly Children's Grief Connection)

Hearts of Hope Family Grief Camps

Family camp, open to all ages, held twice a year (April & November); free of charge. 

Contact (651) 395-8177 www.healingheartsconnection.com 

Child Loss

CentraCare Health Home Care and Hospice

Moms Grief Group

38 24th Ave N., St. Cloud. Group for mothers who have lost adult children.
Meets 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.

Contact Jackie at (320) 259-9375 www.centracare.com
 

The Waters Church

Bereaved Parents Group

1227 Pine Cone Rd. N., Sartell. For parents who have experienced the death of a child of any age.
Meets every other Tuesday, 6-7:30pm.

Contact Mary Rose at (320) 360-1468

Smile Again Ministries

Grief Care Center

38509 Pickerel Trail, Crosslake. Dedicated to helping grieving families find hope and peace.

Contact Tom & Wendy Canon at (320) 310-8877 www.smileagainministries.org
 

Annual Grief Events

Bri's Lodge

Rays of Hope Walk

The walk starts at the Sartell Community Center and stops at the Angel of Hope on Lake Francis. This is a family event with games and music  before the walk for children.
Event is first Saturday in October.

Contact Tami Kruzel at (320) 217-2029 www.brislodge.com 

Angel of Hope Candlelight Vigil

Starts with a small indoor service at the Sartell Community Center with a vigil with flowers at the base of the Angel. Light refreshments after.
Event is December 6th annually. 

Contact Tami Kruzel at (320) 217-2029 www.brislodge.com 

Center for Life Transitions

Healing Holiday Heartaches

38 24th Ave N., St. Cloud. Seminar focusing on ways to understand and express difficult feelings during the holidays and other significant times.
Event is in November. 

Contact Roxann at (320) 248-1563 www.TheCenterForLifeTransitions.org

Perinatal Loss

Star Legacy Foundation

Virtual Support Groups

https://starlegacyfoundation.org/support-groups/

For families who have experienced the loss of an infant through newborn death, stillbirth,     ectopic pregnancy, and miscarriage. 

  • Grieving parents group

  • Grieving grandparents group

  • Dads grief discussion group

  • Parenting after loss group

  • Pregnancy after loss group

  • Coping with SUID/SIDS & infant death

Grief Support for Men

Quiet Oaks

Guy Talk

Cottage of St. Therese, 5537 Galaxy Rd, St. Cloud. For men who are grieving and want to learn more about grief in their own personal journey.
Meets 2nd Saturday of the month, 11am-1pm.

Contact Arlen Johnson at (320) 291-0032 

Widow Grief Support

Center for Life Transitions

Widowed Persons Group

38 24th Ave N., St. Cloud
Meets 1st Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30pm

Contact Roxann at (320) 248-1563 www.TheCenterForLifeTransitions.org 

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Widow Might Connect Group

4310 Co Rd 137, St Cloud
Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 1pm in Magi Room. 

www.WidowMight.org 

Beginning Experience of Central Minnesota

Beginning Experience of Central Minnesota

Weekend Retreat

Offered twice a year for widowed, divorced or separated.

Call Connie at (320) 319-8863  www.beginningexperiencemn.com