Group at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
St. Mark’s is offering
Support Group for people
providing care to someone with an illness.
from past participants:
group was accepting and non-judgmental. It reminded me that I am not alone, and
to take the opportunity to open up to others.”
wonderful comfort level was achieved among the group; a very gentle
“I enjoyed all of the
topics and how it was led.”
“Being able to share
openly was helpful to me and I really appreciated the support and input I
received from the others in the group.”
The purpose of this group is to:
Explore topics that are relevant to caregivers
Share coping strategies together & learn new ones.
This 8 person group
will meet for 1 ½ hours each week for 10 weeks at St. Mark’s (825 King St. W.,
Kitchener - located between Grand River Hospital and KCI) beginning mid-March.
The specific day &
time will be determined based on group member needs. This group is for
all caregivers, regardless of religious background.
St. Mark’s sponsors this group so there is no fee for
participants. Please pass this
information on to anyone in the community who may be interested. Contact Hope for Families Counselling Centre for more
information and to register at
Limited Spaces Are Still Available!
facilitates these groups. She works with individuals & families dealing with
illness at Hope for Families Counselling Centre, which is located on the second
floor at St. Mark’s. Visit
for more information. Hope for Families also currently has appointments
available for individual, couple and family counselling clients.