Bereavement, Grief, and Loss

Find emotional support after experiencing loss with counseling, support groups, and grief-focused workshops. We’re here for you when you are ready.

Finding Support Through Bereavement

When someone experiences the loss of a loved one, a period of grief occurs. While these feelings are part of a normal experience, the journey is unique for everyone. And finding support and connection as you move through bereavement can make a positive difference in your ability to cope. Here are the Dempsey Center, we aim to produce an atmosphere of healing and understanding for all those experiencing a loss through one-on-one sessions, group support, and workshops.

Schedule your first visit to the Dempsey Center today to learn more about the no-cost services available to you as you move through your journey. Call us at (877) 336-7287 or complete the form at the link below.


Short-term grief counseling sessions are available with licensed clinical social workers in a one-on-one setting.

Grief After Cancer Loss

An eight-week educational support series for adults who have lost a loved one to cancer.

Evening of Remembrance

An annual event to celebrate the lives of those lost to cancer.

Other Workshops

Quarterly educational workshops are offered focusing on grief, bereavement, and coping.

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Grief and Loss series and workshops are held in-person in our Lewiston and South Portland Centers and virtually via Dempsey Connects—and all are offered at no cost.

How to Begin

Discover the support that the Dempsey Center can provide for you throughout your cancer journey. Whether you are a patient, survivor, care partner, family member, or friend, we are here for you.