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Grief and bereavement services

Community Home Health is pleased to offer you many bereavement services. We are available to offer support, initial grief counseling and connections to further community resources. We really care about you and would like to be a part of your healing journey!

We offer both monthly routine groups as well as six-week groups that are scheduled at various locations throughout our service area; we hope you will find the type of support group that best fits your needs and the location that is most appropriate. Below is an outline of our bereavement services.

Widow and widower support group

No registration is needed for this group, just come and join us weekly. This is a safe place to come and be with others who understand what it is like to lose a spouse or significant other.

Location: 8501 E. 56th St., Community Health Pavilion Ft. Ben, Indianapolis
Time: Tuesdays 1 to 3 p.m.

Six-week grief support groups

In-Touch Bereavement Services offers a general grief and loss support group several times during the year at various locations in Central Indiana. These groups are available to anyone who has experienced a loss and desires support. The group meets one day a week for six consecutive weeks. Groups are FREE, but registration is limited to 12 participants. To register, please call 800-777-7775 or email

Monthly support groups: Lunch Bunch

Join us for our monthly lunch bunch gatherings, facilitated by a bereavement expert, but designed for informal sharing among those traveling the grief journey together. Meetings will be held in the conference rooms at the restaurants below. Meals will be available for purchase. All are welcome and no reservation is needed. Call 317-621-4646 or for more information.

Save the date: Memorials and more

A variety of free events focused on remembrance and healing are held throughout the year. Registration is required for events. To register, please call 800-777-7775.

Biannual Candle Light Memorial Service
Sunday, November 15, 2015, 3 to 4 p.m.
Community Life Center
10612 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229

Hope for the Holidays
Saturday, December 5, 2015, 1 to 3 p.m.
Faith Presbyterian Church
8170 Hague Road, Indianapolis, IN 46256

We will be making a holiday memorial photo wreath at this annual event. Please consider bringing a few photos to include in your unique creation. Bring the entire family to this FREE event! All wreath supplies and refreshments will be provided. Registration is preferred by 12/1 to ensure adequate materials. Come join us for a unique opportunity to reflect, connect and be comforted by creating a decorative wreath that will display especially cherished memories this holiday season.

Call In-Touch Bereavement staff at 317-621-4646 with any questions regarding these events or other offerings.

Youth grief and bereavement services

Youth bereavement servicesCommunity Healing Hearts

We provide grief support and education to children and adolescents in the grieving process. Through proactive and preventive care services, our goal is to prevent the need for long-term support services or mental health treatment. School-based grief services also available. Community Healing Hearts >>

Camp Erin® Indianapolis

Volunteers and campers apply here! >>

Camp Erin for grieving childrenCamp Erin is a weekend bereavement camp for children and teens ages 6 through 17 who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Facilitated by a partnership of Community Health Network behavioral care and home health professionals and volunteers, Camp Erin Indianapolis is a weekend-long experience filled with traditional, fun camp activities, combined with grief education and emotional support.

Camp Erin, created and funded by The Moyer Foundation, is the largest bereavement camp in the United States, annually serving more than 2,500 children at more than 40 camps in over 25 states.

Contact us

For more information or bereavement support, call In-Touch Bereavement and Grief Services at 317-621-4646 or toll free at 800-404-4852. You can also e-mail us at

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