Adult Grief Programs

Catholic Family Services offers Non-Denominational Grief Programs

Grief Share is a world wide Christian grief program for adults . It combines educational videos, a personal workbook to keep and group discussion. It blends professional education with time for small group sharing and reflection.  It is a well researched and a well thought out program.

Catholic Family Services will present the video portion in a larger group format then allow for smaller breakout discussion groups according to the participants particular loss such as loss of a spouse; a child; a parent/sibling etc.

Where: Catholic Family Services
523 N Duluth Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Registration: Call (605) 988-3775 or 1-800-700-7867 or email cfs@sfcatholic.org to register.
Registrations are limited.

Cost: Donation

2020 Programs:

Grieving the Loss of a Spouse

January 7 – February 11, 2020

A program for adults who have lost a spouse and are trying to cope with the pain of separation and loss. Role change and loneliness are secondary losses which can complicate the grieving process. This program offers assistance in coping with the change and in making healthy readjustments.  2020 Spouse Flyer

Grieving the Loss of an Infant or Child

February 25 – March 31, 2020

A program for adults who have lost a child and are trying to understand and reconcile their grief. An educational program that will offer positive suggestions to help people survive and learn to live fully again. 2020 Loss of a child flier

Grieving the Loss from Suicide

April 14- May 19, 2020

A program for families who have lost a loved one from suicide. The suddenness of the death, the confusion and the painful reactions are significant topics of the program. This is a time when professional support is needed.  2020 Loss from Suicide

Grieving the Loss from Homicide

June 9 – July 14, 2020

A program for adults who have lost a loved one from the tragic and senseless crime of murder. This loss has a unique intensity that requires special and educational assistance toward adjustment. 2020 loss from Homicide flyer

Grieving the Loss of a Spouse

July 28 – September 1, 2020

A program for adults who have lost a spouse and are trying to cope with the pain of separation and loss. Role change and loneliness are secondary losses which can complicate the grieving process. This program offers assistance in coping with the change and in making healthy readjustments. 2020 Spouse Flyer

Fall Grief Share Program

September 15th-November 24, 2020

CFS fall grief share will run September 15th 2020-November 24th 2020.  This 11 week program will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm on Tuesday evenings at Catholic Family Service 523 N. Duluth Ave SF SD 57104. The overall cost of the group is free with a free will offering available. Each personal workbook cost $15 with scholarships available if needed. To register or inquire about Grief share please  call 605-988-3775