Grief Resources

Hospice Bereavement Services - helping survivors manage their grief

A notice to those who have lost a loved one in the Fairview Hospice Program within the last year.

Fairview Hospice Bereavement services will enhance communication by emailing announcements about upcoming events as well as newsletters and noteworthy topics related to the grief process to those who wish to receive communication in this manner.

You can subscribe to our email communication by clicking on the following link and requesting email communication.

Resources that may be helpful: 

For information on grief and loss help, contact Fairview Hospice Bereavement Services:
Twin Cities metro area: 612-728-2455
Princeton area: 763-389-1923; toll-free 800-285-5647
Or e-mail us at

Bereavement Letters
Our letters contain bereavement information including upcoming classes and support groups:

January 2015
January 2014    
2nd Tuesday Support
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • January 13, Grief 101
  • February 10 New and Changing Emotions
  • March 10 A Spirit of Mindfulness and Grief
    Fairview Oxboro Clinic
    600 W. 98th St.
    Bloomington, MN
Please join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month to explore resources and grief education related to what you are going through in the death of your loved one. These session are led by Fairview Hospice grief counselors. No registration needed--just come for support! Call 952-885-6183 with questions, or if there is bad weather, for a program update.    

Journaling to Heal the Heart–4 week on-line class beginning Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 (February 6, 13, 20, 27)
Journaling can be a powerful tool for expressing grief and creating a new normal after a loss. Those who enroll will receive weekly emails with creative writing suggestions. Participants will be invited to share journal entries with a Fairview Hospice grief counselor and receive feedback if they choose. Please call 612-952-6197 or email for more information and to register.

4 Week Grief Support Group March 4, 11, 18, 25, Wednesdays 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
All are invited to attend this group for resources, discussion and learning from others who are also on their grief journey. Call Cindi to register at 952-885-6183.  Oxboro Clinic in Bloomington, 600 W. 98th St.,  Bloomington, MN

Community Grief Resources
Cambridge Medical Center is sponsoring an eight-week series to help you cope with the loss of a loved one. Wednesdays beginning January 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Dining Room B. There is no cost. All are welcome.
  • January 14  Response to Grief                                   
  • January 21  The Ways of Grief                                            
  • January 28 Unfinished Business      
  • February 4 Dealing With Emotions
  • February 11 Building Memories
  • February 18 Dialogue With Family/Friends/Children
  • February 25 Reframing Relationships
  • March 4 New Horizons
Pre-register by calling: Launa Hollen, Cambridge Medical Center, 701 S. Dellwood, Cambridge, MN 55008, 763-688-9545

Fairview Youth Grief Services
We know that both youths and parents need support in times of grief. Fairview Youth Grief Services offers a range of services including a grief support series. It provides youths with a safe place to freely express grief. The series also offers support and education for parents. Visit Fairview Youth Grief Services for more information.

Princeton Monthly Grief Support Group
This group meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Fairview Northland Hospital. Registration is not required. For more information call 763-389-6405.

*For more information, email
or call 612-728-2455.
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