Camarillo Hospice Announces New Groups for May

This May, Camarillo Hospice, A Program of Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association, will be offering two new groups for Bereaved Parents.

            A Bereaved Mother’s Support Group Second Thursday of every month 6:00 to 7:30 pm

            A Bereaved Father’s Support Group Second Thursday of every month 6:00 to 7:30 pm

The death of a child at any age and from any circumstance is inconceivable and yet bereaved parents must face the all-consuming grief of this loss every day of their lives.  The loss of a child is life altering and parents are encouraged to create a new normal when all they long for is their old life with their child. Often bereaved parents feel isolated and alone as family and friends expect them to be “over this” in six months to a year.

Here at Camarillo Hospice, we believe there are no timetables to one’s grief and everyone’s grieving process is unique. We also believe that the grieving process can be made easier through the support and understanding of those going through a similar experience. We will stand by you, listen to you, support you, and be there to help you through even the darkest of days. You are not alone.

Ongoing Support Groups

Young Widow and Widowers Support Group Tuesdays 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Good Grief Club and Teenage Grief Support Groups 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month

General Bereavement Support Group: Healing after the Loss of a Loved One Wednesdays 1:00 to 2:30 pm and Thursdays 6:00-7:30 pm

Survivors of Suicide Support Group:  1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month 6:30 to 8:00 pm 

Reinvesting in Life after Loss of a Loved One:  2ndand 4th Thursdays 3:00 to 4:30 pm

Adult Loss of Parent Support Group:  1st and 3rd Thursday of every month 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Healing Grief through Art April 19, 26 and May 3,10 10:00 to 11:30 am

General Bereavement (Spanish) All Saints Episcopal Church 1st and 3rd Saturdays 10:30 to 11:30 am

General Bereavement (Spanish) Camarillo Hospice 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10:30 to 11:30 am

All Camarillo Hospice support groups are committed to maintaining an open, accepting, confidential atmosphere.  The groups are free of charge and  held at 400 Rosewood Avenue, Suite 102, Camarillo.  Reservations are required.  To register for a support group, please contact Stacia Sickle, LCSW, at 805-389-6870 x452 or Camarillo Hospice also offers individual, couple, and family grief counseling in English and Spanish. For more information on Camarillo Hospice, visit

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