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Support Groups


Everyone needs support to help get through loss or illness. Mercy Medical Center Redding is here for you and your family.

Bereavement

Bereavement Education & Support Group I

  • For persons grieving any death loss.  
  • Closed group, repeats in eight week sessions.
  • Pre-registration required. No charge to attend.
  • Every Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Meets at Dignity Health Hospice, 1544 Market Street, Redding.
  • Call Ray Hemenway, Facilitator, Dignity Health Hospice at 877.593.8652 to register.

Red Bluff Grief Support Group

  • For persons grieving any death loss.
  • Open group, runs continuously. Drop-ins welcome,
  • No pre-registration required. No charge to attend.
  • Every Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
  • Meets at Coyne Center at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Red Bluff
  • For information, call Kristin Hoskins, Dignity Health Hospice, 855.644.6715

Spousal Loss Grief Support Group

  • For persons grieving the loss of a spouse.
  • Pre-registration required. No charge to attend.
  • Every Tuesday (except 5th Tuesday of month), 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Meets at Dignity Health Hospice, 1544 Market Street, Redding
  • Shelley Daniels, Facilitator
  • For information or to register, call Kristin Hoskins, Dignity Health Hospice, 877.593.8652

General Grief Support Group

  • For persons grieving any death loss.
  • Open group, runs continuously. Drop-ins welcome.
  • No pre-registration required. No charge to attend.
  • Every Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
  • Meets at Dignity Health Hospice, 1544 Market Street, Redding
  • Ryan Hofacre, Facilitator
  • For information call Kristin Hoskins, Dignity Health Hospice, 877.593.8652.

Evening Grief Support Group

  • For persons grieving any death loss.
  • Open group, runs continuously. Drop-ins welcome.
  • Pre-registration suggested but not required. No charge to attend.
  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
  • Meets at Mercy Medical Center.
  • Christina Cicero, Facilitator
  • For information call Kristin Hoskins, Dignity Health Hospice, 877.593.8652.

Download our Bereavement support group flyer for more information.

 

Cancer

Caregiver Group
For those caring for loved ones experiencing cancer treatments. This support group is held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Mercy Regional Cancer Center, Floyd Morgan Family Resource Center. Call 530.225.7479 for more information.

Living Better With Cancer
This cancer support group helps patients and their families cope with the illness. Guest speakers often help with the education. The group is held every Monday (except legal holidays) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Mercy Regional Cancer Center, Floyd Morgan Family Cancer Resource Center. Learn more about what our new Enrichment Sessions have to offer as a secondary resource. Call 530.225.7479 for more information.

Look Good Feel Better
Presented by the American Cancer Society, this program teaches people undergoing cancer treatments the skills to improve appearance and self-image. Please call the American Cancer Society for more information: 800.395.5665.

Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Support Group
Our support group is open to individuals touched by MDS and is formed to give patients, families, and caregivers the support and strength to move forward together, rather than on your own. The group is held the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mercy Regional Cancer Center, Floyd Morgan Family Cancer Resource Center. For more information and to register, contact Jill Whitney at 530.945.4693.

Reach to Recovery
This program provides one-on-one consultation with a trained volunteer to talk about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Volunteers are breast cancer survivors, so they're familiar with the questions and concerns that come with a diagnosis. Call 800.227.2345 for more information.

 

Diabetes

Living Better With Diabetes

This diabetes support group helps patients and their families cope with the illness. Led by a Registered Dietitian, guest speakers often help with the education. The group is held First Monday of every month (except legal holidays) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Elizabeth Hospital Coyne Center, Columba Room. Call 530.529.8114 for more information.