Grief and Healing

Helping you cope with your grief

The experience of loss can change your life. Often, the emotional roller coaster of grieving can be confusing and difficult to understand. Bereaved persons have found that talking with someone who understands about their experience is one way to work through the grief experience. Others who have shared a similar experience of loss may have insights to share with you and you with them. Groups such as those listed below may offer the grieving person valuable information and emotional support.

For additional information regarding grief support groups please call Blyth Funeral Home (864) 223-2223.


Holiday Help

Blyth Funeral Home sponsors a holiday candlelight memorial service. This service is usually held immediately following the Thanksgiving holiday. You may contact the funeral home for more information.

Hospice Grief Support

Hospice & Palliative Care Grief Support Group

Third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 am and Second Monday at 5:30 pm at the Hospice Store Community Room.


Honea Path Grief Support Group

First Baptist Church

100 South Main St.

Honea Path, SC 29654

Contact for more information: (864) 369-2818

South Main Baptist Church Grief Share Support Group

A 13-week program offered every Wednesday at 6:00 pm in January and September.


National Grief Support Groups

Many of these national organizations have local chapters. We have listed their addresses and phone numbers for your easy reference. You may be able to find a local group by calling the national organization for a referral.


AARP Widowed Persons Service

An outreach program for those who have lost a spouse

601 E Street, NW

Washington, DC 20049

Contact: (202) 434-2260

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation

For parents of children who have cancer or who have died of cancer

7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 460

Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Contact: (800) 366-2223

The Compassionate Friends

For bereaved parents and siblings

The Compassionate Friends

48660 Pontiac Trail #930808

Wixom,  MI 48393

(877) 969-0010


The National Hospice Organization

Offers support to families before, during and following the death of a terminally ill person

1700 Diagonal Rd, Suite 625

Alexandria, Virginia 22314

(703) 243-5900

Parents Without Partners

Regards the needs of single parents and their children

1650 South Dixie Hwy., Suite 500

Boca Raton, Florida 33432

(800) 637-7974

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Alliance

Offers information and support to parents who have lost a child to SIDS

1314 Bedford Ave., Suite 210

Baltimore, Maryland 21208

(800) 221-SIDS (7437)

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc.

3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 630

Arlington, Virginia 22201

(202) 588-TAPS (8277)

Survivors After Suicide

For information and support to survivors

Ray of Hope, Inc.

PO Box 2323

Iowa City, Iowa 52244

(319) 337-9890

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