The Sparrow Hospice Bereavement Program is available to provide support and companion individuals who are experiencing grief and loss related to the death of a loved one. The services provided are available to the families of our hospice patients as well as to the community. These services are free of charge and range from short-term individual counseling, support groups, and educational literature about the grieving process and what to expect.

Lansing Area Grief Support

Sparrow St. Lawrence Campus/West Entrance
2nd Floor Conference Room

Open Monthly Support Group
Ongoing Grief Support for any loss
3rd Thursday of each month | 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Ongoing Grief Education Series
Ongoing education group that can be joined any time throughout the year. If you attend all 12 classes, beginning at any point, you will cover all the topics for this class. Topics include: grief processes, identity changes, self-care, spirituality, memorialization, coping with grief, and music therapy.
2nd Tuesday of each month | 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Handling the Holidays
Workshop on handling the holidays while grieving, presented jointly with Hospice of Lansing.
Tuesday, Oct. 15 | 10-11:30 a.m.
Registration required by contacting Jen Scholes, 517-364-7223 or by email

Carson City

St. Mary's Church, 404 N. Division St., Carson City

Open Monthly Support Group
Ongoing Grief Support for any loss
1st Thursday of the month | 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hospice Walk to Remember

Sunday, May 19 | 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Granger Meadows Park
For more information, please contact the Sparrow Foundation at 517.364.3620 or visit