Helping adults, children, and families through grief and loss
Catholic Charities Life Transitions Services offers help for adults, children, and families who are experiencing grief and loss. Through counseling, group experiences, talks and presentations, information, and referrals, participants are assisted through the process of coping with loss experiences.
General Life Transitions Components
With the invaluable assistance of approximately 50+ long-term volunteers, the LTS staff is able to coordinate specific programming for those experiencing major life changes. All of the Separated / Divorced, Widowed Persons programming, Project Rachel for post-abortion healing, and job loss support components are facilitated by either staff or trained volunteers who themselves have personally grown through such a life experience.
- Various support groups according to the loss
- One-on-one grief grief counseling (sliding fee scale)
- Resources on grief and loss
- Talks/presentations on various grief and loss issues (speaking fee)
- Information and referrals
- Center for Life Tranistions building is available for community meetings (nominal fee)
Counselors and group facilitators can also help with:
- Grief presentations — Sensitive, reality-based information about the effects of grieving, with an emphasis on developing meaningful and healthy coping skills and support
- Facilitation training — Specialized training for support group facilitators, tailored to fit a specific topic
- Educational resources — Books, videos, board games, and resource materials about death and divorce available
- Outreach services — Assistance to help communities establish their own local support group or programming