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Services for Widows/Widowers

Beyond Loss, A Bereavement Ministry in partnership with Glendale Adventist Medical Center
1509 Wilson Terrace (chaplain's office, main floor)
Glendale, CA 91206
818-409-8008
E-mail: KlaricJ1@ah.org
www.glendaleadventist.com/body.cfm?id=68
Grief support groups for adults, widow/widowers, surviving the suicide of family/friend, and loss of a parent. One time charge of $25. Pre-register for SOS class at number above.

H.O.P.E. Unit Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 8034
Calabasas, CA 91372
818-788-4673
www.hopeunit.org
E-mail: info@hopeunit.org
Providing community support groups in the San Fernando Valley at Valley Beth Shalom and in Los Angeles at Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Widows and widowers support groups for individuals in different stages of grief, and groups for general loss of a family member other than a spouse. All groups are led by licensed therapists. Small fee per session.

Hospice of the Conejo
80 East Hillcrest Dr., Suite 204
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
805-495-2145
www.hospiceoftheconejo.org
E-mail: hospice@adnetsol.com
Bereavement groups, including general adult, children and teen, women’s support group for pregnancy & infant loss, senior widow and widowers group and youth bereavement “Family Night” with groups running on the same evening for parents, teen and youths. Groups are facilitated by licensed counselors and are free of charge.

Jewish Family Service
Pico Robertson Storefront

8838 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90035
310-271-3306
A support group for widows and widowers who have lost their partner in the last two years. Medicare or sliding scale payment is accepted.

Jewish Family Service
Valley Storefront

12821 Victory Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91606
818-984-1380
Widows and widowers support groups for older adults (60+). Before beginning the group, participants must first meet with the social worker leading the group.

Maple Counseling Center
9107 Wilshire Blvd., Lower Level
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-271-9999 Ext 254
www.tmcc.org/programs/supportgroups
Support groups for loss of spouse or parent, as well as individual counseling. Sliding scale.

OPICA
11759 Missouri Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90025
310-478-0226
www.opica.org
E-mail: opica@opica.org
Ongoing bereavement group for older adults.

Our House
1663 Sawtelle Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310-475-0299
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21860 Burbank Blvd., Suite 195
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
818-222-3344
www.ourhouse-grief.org
E-mail: ourhouse@ourhouse-grief.org
Providing grief support services, education, resources and hope. All groups are fee based with a sliding scale. Groups co-led by highly trained volunteers. The adult program offers groups for young widows/widowers, mid-life loss, later-life loss, parents grieving the loss of a young or adult child, adults grieving the loss of a parent. The children’s program offers support groups for death of a parent or sibling that are age appropriate and loss appropriate, and use various methods of grief expression, including art, music, play and poetry; school-based grief support groups are also available.

Temple Adat Elohim
2420 East Hillcrest Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
805-497-7101
E-mail: adatelohim@earthlink.net
www.adatelohim.com
Please inquire about available groups.

Temple Akiba
5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, California 90230
310-398-5783
E-mail: TemAkiba@aol.com
www.TempleAkiba.net
Bereavement support groups for those who have lost a parent, spouse, friend or child. Open to the community, no fee. Facilitated by licensed practitioner. Please call for more details.

Temple Isaiah
10345 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310-277-2772
www.templeisaiah.com
E-mail: Shalom@templeisaiah.com
Bereavement support group for people over fifty who have lost a spouse. Please call for details.

Temple Judea
Temple Judea Community Outreach Counseling Center
5429 Lindley Ave.
Tarzana, CA 91356
818-780-4994
www.templejudea.com/outreach.html
E-mail: info@templejudea.com
Widow/Widowers support group and individual counseling provided by volunteers who have been through intensive training and are supervised by licensed professionals. Please call for details.

Westwood Kehilla
10523 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310-441-5288
www.kehilla.org
Rabbis available for individual counseling and kaddish minyanim.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Irmas Campus
11661 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
213-388-2401
www.wilshireboulevardtemple.org
E-mail: pwallace@wbtla.org
Bereavement group for adults who have lost a spouse, led by Jewish Family Service West Los Angeles. Please call 213-388-2401 for more information. Ongoing bereavement support for individuals who have lost a spouse, either in the first or second year after a loss. Offered by the H.O.P.E. Unit Foundation. Please call 818-788-HOPE for further information.

Valley Beth Shalom
15739 Ventura Boulevard
Encino, CA 91436
818-788-6000
www.vbs.org
Bereavement support groups for those who have experienced family loss or are widows or widowers, offered by the H.O.P.E Unit Foundation. Please call for details.

 

 
   
© 2006 The Jewish Bereavement Project. Designed by Karin Mueller. Supported by the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion.