Firtion-Adams is pleased to announce the opening of a Grief Support Center as
a way to further meet the emotional needs of bereaved individuals and
families in the communities we serve. Coping with a loss can be a difficult
journey for any of us. We understand the importance of mutual support for
bereaved individuals and families. The purpose of our grief support group is
to offer education about the grief process and to give people the opportunity
to come together in a supportive environment with others who are also
experiencing a loss.
is a grief support group that is offered in the spring and
fall of each year. The purpose of our grief support group is to offer
education about the grief process and to give people the opportunity to come
together in a supportive environment with others who are also experiencing a
loss. Each series of eight weekly meetings provides information, discussion,
and support for group participants. The group is facilitated by Jill Adams,
a Licensed Independent Social Worker and Anne Biancuzzo, a Pastoral Minister.
Registration for the group is recommended as space is limited. The program is
open to the public at no cost. Please contact Jill Adams at (413) 562-3133 for more
information or to register for the program.
Location: Genesis Spiritual Life Center
53 Mill Street
Westfield, MA 01085
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
Dates: Thursday Evenings
There are no dates scheduled
Jill C. Adams, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W.
is a listing of resources, counselors, and other support
groups available in the community.
serves as a resource center for
bereaved individuals and families as well as professionals, caregivers,
educators, and students in our community. We encourage our families and
members of the community to visit our Lending Library and explore the
materials we have to offer. Our library contains books, pamphlets,
brochures, videos, and workbooks pertaining to death, dying, grief and loss.
We have literature related to specific topics such as:
- Bereaved Children
- Death of a Child
- Widow and Widower Grief
- Parental Death
- Terminal Illness
- Funeral Traditions
- Caregiver Support
- What Friends Can Do to Help the Bereaved
- Death in the Workplace
- Death of a Grandparent
- Death of a Friend
Books and materials may be checked out for a two-week period at no cost. The
library is open most business days and on the weekends by appointment. Please
contact Jill Adams, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W. at 413-562-3133 for more information.