The Community Hospice provides free grief support services to families in upstate NY who have experienced the death of a family member or friend. A Bereavement Counselor will meet with you and your family to discuss the programs and services we have available. Services may include:
-Individual or Family grief counseling, for adults and children
-Support Groups, including Widow/Widowers, Daughter's Group, Living with Loss etc.
-Camp Erin, a free weekend camp for grieving children and teens, 6-17 years old
-Wave Riders, a free six week program for grieving children and teens, 3-17 years old
These services are free of charge, and are available to everyone, regardless of whether the person who died was a Hospice patient. Additional supports are available for schools and organizations in our community, including training, support groups, memorial services, outreach and a crisis support team.
Once you have submitted your request, we will contact you within a few business days.
Please call the site nearest you for any questions or concerns:
Albany and Schenectady Counties
Sue Emanuele, Phone: 518-724-0200
Julia Soto, Phone: 518-285-8116
Columbia and Greene Counties
Joseph Zanchelli, Phone: 518-943-5402
Amy Weinar, Phone: 518-843-5412
Saratoga and Washington Counties
Meg Parobeck, Phone: 518-581-0800
We thank you for your interest in The Community Hospice's Grief Services.