Bereavement Support Group

Have you recently experienced the loss of a loved one?

You don’t have to go it alone. We offer a supportive space for members to talk about the challenges they are facing and ways to cope with their loss.

There is no charge for the following Bereavement Support Groups. It is recommended for those who are at least four months past their loss.

Longmeadow /Springfield Area

1160 Dickinson Street, Sprinfield (JFS office on the Grinspoon Jewish Community Campus)

Wednesdays:  11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Facilitator: Ann Carson, JFS Elder Guardianship Services Director with over 20 years of experience working with older adults.

Registration is Required. Please contact Ann, 413.737.2601 or

Northampton Area

253 Prospect Street, Northampton (Congregation B'Nai Israel Library)

Tuesdays: 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Facilitator: Cathy Chandler, LICSW is a Clinical Social Worker and Coordinator of Older Adult Services at JFS.

Registration is Required. Please contact Cathy, 413.455.1936 x104 or