Whether you have lost a spouse, a child, a friend, a partner, a significant other, or a close associate, a McLean Bereavement Support Group may be of help. We recognize how difficult it can be for you when someone close to you dies. Our Bereavement Support Groups provide a safe and supportive environment to help those who are grieving.
The following Bereavement Support Groups are offered to registered participants at no cost:
• Spousal Loss Support Group: Location: McLean Health Center (Cole Conference Room), 75 Great Pond Road, Simsbury, CT 06070 Facilitated by: Bonnie Lillis, LPC Times: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:30 am
• Bereavement Support Group (For all who have experienced a loss) Location: West Hartford Senior Center 15 Starkel Rd, West Hartford, CT 06117 Facilitated by: Bonnie Lillis, LPC Times:2nd and 4th Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Bonnie Lillis is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master degree in Community Counseling. She has served as a Hospice Spiritual and Bereavement Counselor for McLean since 2008. Bonnie provides patient and family support at the end-of-life, facilitates bereavement support groups, and hosts community outreach lectures.
The McLean Hospice Team looks forward to helping support those within our community who have experienced a loss. (If you or another family member lives outside of our community, we may still be of assistance in helping you locate local bereavement support)
To Register or for Additional Information: Please call the McLean Hospice Main Phone Number: 860-658-3950 and ask for a Bereavement Counselor.