Community Grief Support

Bereavement Support Groups

Support classes are offered year-round for bereavement and support.  Please see schedule below for class times and more details.

Find Group Classes

Rays of Hope Children's Grief Support

Latin descent, elementary school counselor meets with a multi-ethnic group of students in classroom or library to discuss current issues.

Peer support groups offered for children and adolescents who have experienced a loss due to death, divorce, or other painful transition including foster care.
For more information call (432) 684-5437 (KIDS).

Programs and Classes

Caregiver Support Group

A support group for individuals who are actively caring for loved ones in their home, a nursing home, or assisted living facility.  Come to receive encouragement, support and education about your role as a caregiver. Pre-registration is appreciated.

"Hope for the Heart" Bereavement Support Group

A group for adults who are experiencing grief  and need support in their lives after loss. Encouragement and basic coping skills offered in this 6-week series of classes.

Surviving the Holidays

A two-session workshop offering support and a guide for how to plan for the holidays without your loved one.

Coffee with Clark

A fellowship group for men led by our chaplain, Clark Racca. Join us for coffee, donuts and friendship. Please consult our calendar for schedule and locations.

Friends Who Care

An outreach program for widows & widowers. Friends Who Care embraces those who are hurting and provides meaningful concern and support to cry, laugh and remember. The group meets weekly for snacks, game nights, comraderie and more.

Memorial Services

Hospice of Odessa offers memorial services for families and friends to honor and remember those they have lost. We encourage all to attend these special services to commemorate the lives of their loved ones.


Community Grief Support Programs are held at both Hospice of Odessa located at 219 West 4th Street, Odessa and Hospice of Midland located at 911 West Texas Avenue, Midland. Please consult our calendar for location and schedule.

These services are free of charge and open to the community.

For more information and to register please call (432) 653-1737.


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