Throughout the bereavement process, having a support system can offer great comfort and help. Whether you seek out friends, family members, clergy, a support group or a grief counselor, find someone you can talk to about your feelings and emotions.


Healing Each other After a Loss (H.E.A.L.) is a group for individuals who are preparing for or experiencing the loss of a patient, friend, or family member. By attending this group, individuals will obtain support and guidance from the group leader and fellow members.

Please join us:
1st and 3rd Mondays, 5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.

At Hillcrest Home & Community Services, 1820 Hillcrest Drive in Bellevue, NE

2nd and 4th Mondays, 11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

At Hillcrest Mable Rose, 48th and Hwy 370 in Bellevue, NE

A meal is provided.

Please RSVP to Valerie Harkness at (402) 619-2321 or

Ted E. Bear Hollow

This is a center for grieving children (ages 3-18) and their families who have experienced the death of someone they love.  Family members and friends of their children are also invited to receive support and grief education.  Monthly support groups are offered the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9:30-11:00 a.m., and an 8-week support series is offered throughout the year.  Ted. E. Bear Hollow Kids Kamp is held various times throughout the spring, summer, and fall.  Additionally they offer a Social Night,Young Adult’s Grief Group, Dad’s Group, and Adult’s Helping Adults.  Refer to the website for more details. Ted. E. Bear Hollow is located at 7811 Farnam Dr. in Omaha.  For additional support and information, call Cathy Fox at (402)-502-2773.

The Centering Corporation Grief Resource Center

This organization offers books, magazines and various resources on grief for purchase. Visit their website at for many links to supportive resources regarding grief and healing. Located at 7230 Maple St. in Omaha. Phone: (402)-553-1200.

For more information or assistance, contact one of Hillcrest’s bereavement coordinators at (402) 934-2282.