Consider attending a support group or private consultation if you or a loved one needs help coping with changes in life or learning about a new diagnosis or existing condition. Support groups and private consultations held at Grand View Health are listed below.
Afternoon All Losses
Open to all those who have lost someone special, however recent or long ago. Come share support and resources.
2nd Tuesday of the Month 1:00- 2:30pm Jerusalem Lutheran Church 733 Ridge Road, Sellersville
Peer support for drug and alcohol problems. For more information call 215-923-7900
Sundays, 7 pm Community Education Center located directly behind hospital
For people with breathing disorders For more information, call 215-453-3250
3rd Thursday of month (except January and February), 10:30 am-12:30 pm GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center
Bereavement Support Groups
For people who have lost someone important in their lives. Multiple support groups are available. In addition, “Seasonal Workshops” related to holidays and timely issues are offered two to three times each year. For more information call 215-453-4210.
An early morning opportunity to start your day with food and friendship among others who understand your loss.
4th Friday of month – 9 am Franconia Heritage Restaurant on Route 113,Franconia
Breast Cancer Support Group
For patients, their families and caregivers dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis. For more information, call 215-453-3223
1st Wednesday of month, 10:00- 11:30 am Grand View Hospital Outpatient Center at Sellersville
Diabetic Information Series
For people with diabetes and their loved ones For more information, call 215-453-4194
Ongoing throughout year – call for dates and times GVH Community Education Center, directly behind hospital
Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA Support Group
The Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA support group is for parents of children affect by epilepsy/seizure disorder. The goal of this support group is to provide an avenue for parents experiencing similar life events to support, share, and learn in a comfortable and information setting.
February 12th, April 9th, June 11th, September 10th & November 12th of 2015, 6:30 pm Grand View Hospital, Community Education Center
Open to all who a lost a loved one. We welcome your presence and story. Come together with us in sharing support and resources.
3rd Wednesday of month – 6:30 – 8:00 pm Sellersville Outpatient Center
How We’re Believed to Grieve
This group provides participants the opportunity to analyze and discuss how different forms of media such as books, movies, music, and documentaries portray the grieving process.
2nd Wednesday of month – 5:00 – 7:00 pm GVH Sellersville Outpatient Center
Infant Bereavement Services
For persons who have experienced the loss of an infant through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. For more information, call 215-453-4902 2nd Tuesday of month – 7:30-9 pm Surgical Short Stay Waiting Room, 2nd floor of Grand View Hospital
Introduction to Grief
Those who are “newly bereaved” are encouraged to attend this one time workshop to help develop better understanding of “normal grief responses.” Listen/share your stories and explore coping strategies with others experiencing loss.
3rd Wednesday of month – 1:00 – 2:30 pm Hospice Office, Sellersville
Lactation consultations are available by appointment with a certified lactation consultant. Arrangements can be made for home visits if necessary. Call 215-453-4594 to make an appointment.
For families and friends of and people with multiple sclerosis For more information, call 215-453-4300
1st Monday of month, 7:30-9:30 pm (weather permitting) Cafeteria, 2nd floor of Grand View Hospital
Nutrition consultations with a Registered Dietitian are available by appointment to help you meet your personal diet and nutritional goals. Call 215-453-4194 to make an appointment.
Postpartum consultations with a Birth & Family Coordinator are available by appointment for those experiencing postpartum depression or adjustment difficulties. Call 215-453-4594 to make an appointment.
For those widow/widowers who are looking for continued support through the 2nd and 3rd years.
4th Wednesday of month – 3:30 – 5:00 pm Conference Room A, 2nd floor of Grand View Hospital
Teen Parent Support – Building the Family
Support and childbirth classes for teen parents and their children. For more information, call 215-348-9770
3rd Thursday of month, 7 – 9 pm Community Education Center (located directly behind hospital)
For those women who have lost a spouse and are seeking support in a social context.
2nd Friday of month – 11:00 am O’Grady’s Restaurant, Route 113, Souderton
Young Adult Grief Support Group
Open to young adults (past high school age) who are grieving the death of a loved one. For more information, call 215-453-4149
Every other Thursday, 6:30-8 pm Sellersville Outpatient Center