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.
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 317-621-4646 or email InTouch@eCommunity.com.
- August 19 - September 23: Loss of spouse
- Community Hospital East, Conference Room 182, 1500 N. Ritter Ave., Indianapolis
- Tuesdays 2 to 3:30 p.m.
- August 20 - September 24: General grief and loss
- Community Health Pavilion Saxony, Community Room, 13121 Olio Road, Fishers
- Wednesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m.
- October 9 - November 13: General grief and loss
- Community Health Pavilion Shadeland, Community Room, 2040 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis
- Thursdays 2 to 3:30 p.m.
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 InTouch@eCommunity.com for more information.
Grief events: Memorials and more
A variety of free events focused on remembrance and healing are held throughout the year. Registration is required for select events. Please check the list below for details. Call In-Touch Bereavement staff at 317-621-4646 with any questions regarding these events or other offerings.
Hope for the Holidays - Open House
Date: Saturday, November 8
Location: Community Hospital East, MSR 1,2,3, Basement
Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
Tis the season to be jolly…or, so they say. For those who have experienced the death of a loved one, this season tends to solicit a different reaction altogether. Please join us for our annual holiday open house to identify new ways to celebrate your loved one during the holiday season, connect with others in our community and participate in hands-on, family-friendly holiday activities. Adults and youth of all ages are welcome and refreshments will be provided.
Registration is required! Please RSVP to reserve your spot by calling 317-621-4646 or e-mail intouch@eCommunity.com.
Sunday, November 16
How to Beat the Holiday Blues
Date: Tuesday, December 8
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
How Do I Get Through the Holidays?
Dates: Thursdays, December 4, 11, 18
Location: Community Health Pavilion Shadeland, Community Room, 2040 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis
Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Youth grief and bereavement services
Community 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
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Camp 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.
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 InTouch@eCommunity.com.