Grief Support for Adults
New Beginnings is Hospice of Randolph County’s grief support program for adults that have experienced the loss of a loved one. Individuals do not need to have had a loved one served by Hospice of Randolph County in order to participate in these opportunities. All grief support programs are free of cost and open to the general public.
Individual Support & Support Group OpportunitiesOur trained bereavement team members can provide one-on-one grief support during scheduled meeting times as well as at our monthly support group meetings. The Sunset Support Group meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month (except December) at 6 p.m. and provides grief support to adults that have experienced the loss of a loved one, whether the loss of a child, spouse, family member or friend. The Substance Loss & Overdose Support Group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month (except December) at 6 p.m. and provides grief support for family members that have lost a loved one due to substance abuse or addiction. All of these programs take place at Hospice of Randolph County, located at 416 Vision Drive in Asheboro.
Grief EducationOur bereavement team members can provide customized group presentations and programs for those that are grieving as well as for those interested in better supporting individuals experiencing grief. These programs are available for groups including churches, civic organizations, schools, and businesses. For more information or to schedule a group presentation, please call 336-672-9300.
Throughout the year, we provide individual programs to address specific loss needs. (spouse loss, child loss, parent loss, traumatic loss, dealing with grief during the holiday season)
Bereavement MailingsWe have a collection of encouraging mailings that we send out at 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 9 months and 13 months following the loss of a loved one. Our hospice families receive these mailings but they are also available to the general public. For more information or to request to be added to our bereavement mailing list, please call 336.672.9300.
Grief Support for Children
Kids Path® is Hospice of Randolph County’s pediatric grief support program. This program provides support for children that have experienced the loss of a loved one or is anticipating an upcoming loss. Children do not need to have had a loved one served by Hospice of Randolph County in order to participate in these opportunities. These opportunities are free of cost and open to the general public.
Individual & Group Support
Our trained bereavement team members can provide emotional support to children during a series of one-on-one sessions at our office or during a group support session. In addition, our team members can provide encouragement, guidance and valuable strategies for parents, grandparents and guardians of children that are experiencing grief by phone or during a scheduled meeting at our office.
Support at School
Kids Path® offers support designed to meet the needs of schools with students that have experienced grief and need coping skills to help them process their loss in a healthy way. Along with school counselors, we work together with parents/guardians to provide a safe environment for the expression of feelings and help students learn to move forward despite their loss.
Grief Camp Opportunities
Caterpillar’s Quest is a one-day camp for children, grades K-6, that have experienced the loss of a loved one. The camp experience is designed to
assist children in coping with death and loss while enjoying a variety of recreational activities. In addition to the exciting activities at camp, children have the opportunity to share their feelings through art, drama and group discussions. The final activity of the day is a meaningful memorial service to honor the memory of the loved ones.
SOAR: the adventure awaits is our teen grief camp, designed for teens, grades 7 - 12. Any teen that has experienced the loss of a loved one is
invited to attend. Participants learn ways to cope with grief and loss while making new friends and experiencing the excitement of camp.