Bereavement Services are offered as part of the Pathways to Care program. Staff provides short-term bereavement counseling for individuals and families and facilitates support groups, including spousal and sibling loss. See flyer on spousal bereavement support group.
We also offer:
Bereavement support for professional staff, providing on-site professional consultation and support groups for bereaved WJCS staff, as well as staff at other organizations that require support services when a client or staff member has died.
On-site grief counseling to help people cope when a community suffers a loss that has far-reaching effects. Set up an as-needed basis at places of worship, schools, corporations or community centers, these grief counseling sessions offer support to groups that are dealing with the loss of a community member or members.
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Loss Group meets monthly at WJCS, 845 North Broadway, White Plains.
Suicide bereavement group for family members and friends of loved ones who have committed suicide meets at the WJCS Hartsdale Family Mental Health Center, 141 N. Central Avenue, Hartsdale, every other Thursday, 7:00-8:30 pm. Participants are requested to make a $5 donation per session.