Chesapeake Life Center is a program service of the Hospice of the Chesapeake and serves the community with bereavement services and activities. Their aim is to enhance the quality of life for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
This fall, the Chesapeake Life Center’s grief support programs for children and teens will resume in-person at the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena. The programs offered are as follows:
- Stepping Stones is the monthly grief support group for children ages 6 to 12 and meets from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays: September 11, October 2, November 6 and December 4. Breakfast, games and activities are included.
- Phoenix Rising is the monthly grief support group for teens ages 13 to 18 and meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month: September 15, October 20, November 17 and December 15. A meal is provided along with games and other activities.
- Pre-Teen Group is the monthly support group for pre-teens and early teens to connect and share with others who have lost a loved one. It meets at the same time but in a different room as the Phoenix Rising group – from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month, September 15, October 20, November 17 and December 15. A meal is provided along with games and other activities.
The groups will be limited in size according to the recent CDC guidelines and masks must be worn when inside the building. The cost is $10 per participant with a maximum of $20 per family. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling 888-501-7077 or emailing email@example.com.
For more information about Chesapeake Life Center programs, including summer events for children and teens, please visit their website at www.chesapeakelifecenter.org.