Calvary Bereavement Support in Brooklyn
Calvary Bereavement Support in Brooklyn


BRONX, NEW YORK, August 8, 2011 – For the past few years, Calvary Hospital has offered weekly bereavement support groups for adults in Brooklyn. These two evening groups take place at St. Francis College, located at (182 Remsen Street between Court and Clinton Street).  They are for people grieving over the: 

  • Death of a Spouse or Partner                5:30-7:00 pm on Wednesdays
  • Death of a Parent                                   7:15-8:45 pm on Wednesdays

All of Calvary’s adult bereavement support groups are in six week cycles. People may take more than one cycle as needed. Individual counseling is available on a limited basis. All Calvary bereavement groups are free of charge.

A pre-interview is required for all support group participants before attending their first session. To learn more, please call Kristen Finneran at (718) 518-2270 or (646) 739-1005. 

In the New York metropolitan area, Calvary has established itself as a resource for grieving families. The Hospital’s bereavement support groups are available to anyone who has lost a loved one, whether that person was a patient at Calvary, or someone from the larger community whose death is attributable to illness, accident, or other causes.   

Calvary Hospital is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients. A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century. More than 5,700 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services. To learn more or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, please go to



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