Hospice Support Services for Families in Southwest Georgia

Family members play a vital role in the care and well-being of hospice patients. We offer many support services for family members so that you are able to focus on enjoying the final days with your loved one.

Our support services are helpful for family members throughout their journey.

  • Respite care
  • Emotional support and counseling
  • Chaplain services
  • Bereavement support
  • Grief support groups
  • Memorial services

Hospice of Southwest Georgia Events and Programs

Hospice of Southwest Georgia offers a multitude of support programs and events for families and patients throughout the year. For more information on any of the events or programs listed below, please contact the Bereavement Coordinator with Hospice of Southwest Georgia. Or, give us a call at (229) 584-5500.

Camp HEAL

Camp HEAL is a bereavement camp that helps children ages 6 – 12 learn to cope with the loss of a loved one by having a safe and fun environment to have their own voice and begin to heal. It is open to all children in our community and hospice families that have suffered a loss through death.

The day camp is funded through designated gifts made to the Archbold Foundation. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, Camp Heal is available free of charge to any child who has recently experienced a loss.

Camp HEAL 2023

Date/Location TBD
For more information, please contact the Bereavement Coordinator, at 229-584-5505.

Good Grief Support Group

Good Grief is an informal group therapy session focused on topics and activities that help individuals cope with grief experiences. Facilitators are professionals that are versed in the field of grief and end-of-life. These group sessions provide support and strategies for coping with the realities of grief. The sessions are free and open to the public.

Good Grief sessions are usually on a Thursday afternoon at 2 pm and typically last approximately 1 hour.

Good Grief Session – November 10, 2022, at 12:00pm
Thomas County Public Library
Flipper Room – A

A free seminar sponsored by Hospice of Southwest Georgia for those who are coping with loss during the holiday season. Lunch Provided. Call to reserve your spot. 229-584-5505.

Good Grief Session – December 8, 2022 at 2pm
Ways to Practice Self-Care and Avoid Burnout
Thomas County Public Library
Flipper Room – A

Seating is limited for this session. Call to reserve your spot. 229-584-5505.

Remembrance Services

Hospice of Southwest Georgia cordially invites you and your family to a special service honoring those who have touched our lives. Those in attendance are asked to bring a framed picture of their loved one to the service. Masks will be provided.

Thursday, March 10, 2022, at 3pm
Cornerstone Church of Christ
5565 US-319, Thomasville, GA

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Are you interested in learning how our hospice support services can help you?

Call Hospice of Southwest Georgia at (229) 584-5500.