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.
New! Location: 7910 E. Washington St., Community Health Pavilion Washington, Indianapolis
Time: Mondays 1 to 3 p.m. (starting January 25, 2016)
Grief support groups
In-Touch Bereavement Services offers a variety of grief and loss support groups throughout the year at various locations in Central Indiana. These groups are available to anyone who has experienced a loss and desires support.
New in 2016! This drop-in group for general grief and loss is open to anyone in the community and does not require registration.
Location: 2040 Shadeland Ave., Community Health Pavilion Shadeland, Indianapolis
Time: First and third Tuesday of each month, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
These groups meet 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 InTouch@eCommunity.com.
Memorials and more
A variety of free events focused on remembrance and healing are held throughout the year. Call In-Touch Bereavement staff at 317-621-4646 with any questions regarding these events or other offerings.
Annual Mother's Loss workshop
This annual event was created to honor the significant females in our lives who have died. Whether you’re a novice or skilled, painting is known to be therapeutic! Back by popular demand, we will be offering a guided paint session. Join us as we pick up our brushes, honor our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts or any significant woman….and have some fun. All supplies are provided and light snacks will be served.
This event is free of charge, however registration is appreciated to ensure supply quantities. To register, call 800-777-7775. For questions, please call us at 317-621-4646.
Date/time: Saturday, April 30, 2016, 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: Faith Presbyterian Church, 8170 Hague Road, Indianapolis
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
Volunteers and campers apply here! >>
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.