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UPDATE: Classes & Support Groups

For your safety during these uncertain times, some face-to-face classes and support groups may be cancelled or adapted to follow social distancing guidelines. In some cases, we may offer virtual alternatives. For example, we currently offer FREE online learning for all childbirth education classes. If you register for a class, we will notify you of any changes or cancellations using the email address or phone number you provide at registration. MidMichigan Health will offer a full refund if we cancel a class. In the event that you need to cancel, our cancellation and refund policy will apply.

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Registration Canceled

Family Grief Camp

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Aug 20, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
West Midland Family Center
Shepherd, MI

Registration Details

Registration Canceled

Family Grief Camp Goals

  •  Meeting others who have shared similar experiences
  •  Normalizing the emotional responses and reactions to grief
  •  Sharing stories about loved ones and feelings about loss

Our focus is on providing education about grief and loss, coping skills and strength building through fun-filled activities. Each event will have different activities such as games and arts and crafts. There will be snacks provided at each event.

Who Should Attend?

Any families who have children who have lost a loved one may attend. Families are welcome and encouraged to attend multiple events during the year. Family members may include parents, grandparents and other significant family members supporting a grieving child. MidMichigan Home Care’s bereavement coordinator, social workers and volunteers along with the staff at the Children’s Grief Center will facilitate age-appropriate breakout sessions and an adult grief support session along with time for families to spend together. Those involved have the educational backgrounds and experience to assist with these sessions.

Fees & Payment

The Family Grief Camp is Free, but space is limited. Register by calling (989) 633-1437.



Losing a loved one can be especially confusing and devastating to families with children. MidMichigan Home Care and the Children’s Grief Center are partnering to present a two-hour Family Grief Camp three times a year, designed to assist bereaved families with children. The events are designed to teach children, and the family members who are supporting them in their grief, healthy coping mechanisms in a way that is easy and fun for children to understand. It’s a time to come together to share and support one another.

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Thu, August 20 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM West Midland Family Center

Location Details

  • West Midland Family Center
    4011 W. Isabella Road
    Shepherd, MI 48883

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MidMichigan Health Line can help you register for a class or find your way to one of our facilities.

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Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend an event for which you registered, we are happy to reschedule you for another available date, transfer your registration to another eligible person, or process a full refund. To receive a transfer or refund, you must call MidMichigan Health Line prior to the cancellation deadline for your event.

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Save $30 when you register for all three Healthy Beginnings classes: Pregnancy, Labor & DeliveryInfant Feeding & Safety; and Baby Care Boot Camp. Place all three of these classes in your cart before checkout and then enter promo code BB30 at checkout.

Find A Support Group

MidMichigan Health sponsors a variety of support groups across our service areas.

If you don't see a support group in the list for your topic of interest, you may want to search the Michigan Mental Health Networker or National Self-Help Clearinghouse.