Adult Support Groups

When You’ve Lost a Baby

Always in My Heart Support Group

A support group for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death. Registration is not required. You are welcome to attend either or both meetings.

Evening Group

11406 Loma Linda Dr, Room 129A, Loma Linda, CA 92354 (Enter through the South Entrance)
Second Monday of each month from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
909-558-7261 or email: griefsupport@llu.edu

Morning Group

11265 Mountain View Ave., Suite 16, Loma Linda, CA 92354 (South end of plaza)
Fourth Tuesday of each month from 9:30 - 11 a.m.
909-558-7261 or email: griefsupport@llu.edu

Empty Cradle

A support group of parents who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.

Riverside County Chapter, Mary Phillips Senior Center

41845 6th St., Temecula, CA 92590
Second Wednesday of each month from 7 - 9 p.m.

Central and East San Diego County Chapter, San Carlos United Methodist Church

6554 Cowles Mountain Blvd, San Diego, CA 92119
Third Wednesday of each month from 7 - 9 p.m.

Contact: 619-595-3887www.emptycradle.org

Spanish Language Support Group

1154 E. Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92404
Every Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Contact: Alfonso Muro 909-644-9730

Umbrella Ministries GriefShare

A support group for mothers who have experienced the loss of a baby and who need to be comforted or who wish to comfort others.

GriefShare, Desert Communities

Please call to confirm time and location.
Contact: Michele Paul, 760-775-0296

When You’ve Lost a Child

Parents at a Loss

Free grief counseling, support groups and resources for parents who have experienced the death of a child.

Century 21 Showcase Building, 7835 Church St., Highland, CA  92346
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact Tony Diaz, 909-528-6229 or 909-446-5541

The Compassionate Friends

Support groups for parents who have lost a child of any age.

Morongo Basin Chapter, Hi-Desert Medical Center: Helen Gray Center

6601 White Feather Rd., Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Contact Kristin Martin, 760-250-7295

Redlands Chapter, First Congregational Church

2 West Olive St, Redlands, CA 92373
Third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
800-717-0373

Riverside Chapter, First Baptist Church Of Riverside

5500 Alessandro Blvd., Riverside, CA 92506
Second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Contact Kristan 951-265-3820

Victorville Chapter, Victor Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary

17150 C St., Victorville, CA 92392
First Wednesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact Olga, 760-486-1212, English and Spanish

Umbrella Ministries GriefShare

GriefShare is a support group for mothers who have experienced the loss of a child and who need to be comforted or who wish to comfort others.

GriefShare, Desert Communities

Please call to confirm time and location.
Contact Michele Paul, 760-775-0296

When You've Lost an Adult Loved One

Bereavement and Grief Support

Loma Linda University Medical Center

11234 Anderson St., Room 1125, Loma Linda, CA 92354
7-week sessions begin on the first Monday of January, April, July and October from 3- 4:30 p.m. Registration required.
Contact Nidia Wityczak-Leon, 909-558-4367 or nwityczak-Leon@llu.edu

GriefShare

Kansas Avenue Church

4491 Kansas Ave.  Riverside, CA 92507
Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
951-682-9810

Immanuel Baptist Church

28355 East Baseline, Highland, CA 92346
13 week program from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Call for dates
Contact Tracy Johnson, 909-425-1777

Trinity Church

1551 Reservoir Road, Redlands, CA 92374
Weekly from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Call to confirm.
www.trinityonline.org909-335-7333 x135

Other Support Groups

Grove Community Church

19900 Grove Community Dr., Room B-10, Riverside, CA 92508
Weekly from 7 - 9 p.m.
951-571-9096

Hemet Hospice Volunteers, Inc.

890 West Stetson, Suite A, Hemet, CA 92543
Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Bereavement Department, 951-766-9629

Hospice Of The Valley

Support groups for widows and widowers.

  • Temecula Senior Center
  • Murrieta Senior Center
  • Sun City Senior Center

8-week sessions. Call for information
Contact Mike Patton, 951-200-7800

St. Bernardine Medical Center Family Center

403 E. Highland Ave.  San Bernardino, CA 92404
Second and Fourth Tuesdays from 2 - 3:30 p.m.
909-881-4525

VITAS Hospice

Call for updated support group listings.
Contact Ashley, 909-386-6000

VNA of California

6235 River Crest Dr, Suite P, Riverside, CA
Scott Lamberth, 951-473-9361 scott.lamberth@vnacalifornia.org

Calimesa Norton Younglove Community Center

 908 Park Ave., Calimesa, CA 92320
Contact Scott Lamberth, 951-473-9361scott.lamberth@vnacalifornia.org

Yucaipa Golden Oaks Senior Living

33398 Oak Glen Rd., Yucaipa, CA 92399
Contact Scott Lamberth, 951-473-9361scott.lamberth@vnacalifornia.org

VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California

Free and open to anyone coping with the loss of a loved one

Loma Linda University Health Gateway College

250 S. G St. (first floor, chapel), San Bernardino, CA
909-447-7241vnasocal.org

Lewis Cancer Care Center Community Room

1910 Royalty Dr., Pomona, CA 91767
Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
909-447-7241

Joslyn Sr. Center

660 Mountain Ave., Claremont, CA 91711
Thursdays from 3:30 - 5 p.m.
909-447-7241

Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Building H

2295 S. Vineyard, Ontario
Mondays from 6 - 7:30 pm
909-447-7241

First Congregational Church-Riverside Parish House

3755 Lemon St., Riverside, CA 92501
Mondays from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
909-447-7241

Spanish Language Support Group

1154 E. Highland Ave. 
San Bernardino, CA 92404 

Every Tuesday at 7:00 pm
Contact Alfonso Muro 909-644-9730

Homicide Bereavement

Families and Friends of Murder Victims (Bilingual)
Support groups for family and friends of homicide victims.

Colton Chapter, Christ The Redeemer Catholic Church

12745 Oriole Ave., Robinson Hall, Room 6, Grand Terrace, CA 92313
First Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Contact Rose, mail4ffmv@yahoo.com909-754-6969

Riverside Chapter, Avaxat Elementary School

24300 La Brisas Rd., Murrieta, CA
Third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.
Contact Dawn, 951-757-4419

West End Chapter, St. Anthony’s Catholic Church

2210 North San Antonio Ave., Conference Room, Upland, CA 91786
Second Thursday of each month from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact Rita Marin, ritaatffmv@aol.com909-215-7063

Suicide Bereavement

Pomona Valley Health Center

Support group for those who have lost friends or relatives through suicide.
2140 Grand Ave., Suite 105, Chino Hills, CA 91709
First and third Wednesday of each month from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Contact Pat Harness-Overley, 909-393-2563, call to confirm

Survivor of Suicide Support Group

Faith-based support group for those who have lost loved ones to suicide.
132 South Thompson, Hemet, CA
Contact Sue Foster for exact date and time, 951-389-7597 or email: suefoster@fosteringhopecounseling.com
www.fosteringhopecounseling.com

Fellow Survivors of Suicide Loss

Joslyn Center Weinberger Room
660 North Mountain Ave., Claremont, CA 91711
Mondays from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
VNA Hospice, 909-399-3289