All of Yolo Hospice’s support groups are free of charge and, unless otherwise noted, take place at the Yolo Hospice offices in Davis (1909 Galileo Ct., Suite ‘A’). We offer ongoing drop-in groups that any community member is welcome to attend as-needed.
We also offer periodic groups that run for a set number of weeks and require pre-registration and an intake. To register please call us at 800-491-7711 or 530-758-5566.
Ongoing Drop-In Groups
Adult Drop-In Support Group (for any loss)
Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 pm
This group provides a place to talk about loss, receive information about the grief process, and gain support from others grieving the loss of a loved one.
Anticipatory Loss Drop-In Support Group (for any loss)
Mondays, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Please note: This group does NOT meet on holidays (Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.)
This drop-in group is for anyone whose life is or has been affected by a significant illness, whether a personal illness or that of a loved one near or far who is ill. Each week, an aspect of anticipatory loss is explored, along with opportunities to share, discuss and examine what each participant is experiencing.
Child Loss Support Group
This drop-in group offers support to anyone whose child has died at any age, at any time. The group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. In addition to a check-in/discussion format, each week the group explores an aspect of child loss as identified in the book The Unspeakable Loss by Nisha Zenoff, Ph. D. (This group will not meet on New Year’s Day 2020.)
Young Adult Support Group (ages 18 to 30)
First and Third Tuesdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (check calendar for dates)
A caring and supportive setting for young adults to talk about loss and learn new ways to cope.
For Children’s Support Groups, please see our Stepping Stones link at right.
Pet Loss Support Group for Adults
1st Mondays, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 pm
Support for adults grieving the loss of their beloved pet.