Minnesota Suicide Survivor Grief Support Groups

(Please phone first to confirm dates/times; current as of October, 2013)


Sandford Bemidji Medical Center, 1300 Anne Street NW, Bemdji, MN

Stephanie Downey – 218-308-8002 or 218-751-4332 or sdowney@evergreenyfs.org

Marcy LaCroix – 218-556-6241

2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m.


Mary Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Rd. Room 17, Burnsville, MN

Park in lower level and enter door under turnaround

Maria Steele – 952-686-7107 or Shirley Pelant – 952-894-4093

2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m.

4th Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m.

Coon Rapids

Mercy Hospital, 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd. Coon Rapids, MN

Jackie Sandusky or contact Sue Linquist – 763-236-8050

Every Monday, 7-9 p.m.


St. Mary’s Medical Center, 407 E. 3rd St, Duluth, MN

St. Marys Grief Support Services – 218-786-4402 or griefcenter@essentiahealth.org

3rd Mon. monthly, 7-8:30 p.m.

Elk River

Elk River High School, 900 School Street, Rm. 140H, Elk River, MN

Mark and Linda Steinberg – 763-786-2112

2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.


District 1 Hospital, 200 State Ave. S. E., Classroom C, Faribault, MN

Laura Sterling – 507-334-9661

No regular meetings. In home meetings or will provide resources to find help.

Golden Valley

Calvary Lutheran Church, 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley, MN

Bev Chipman – 763-323-3178 and Mary Sodergren 763-267-7041

1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.


Immanual St. Joseph’s-Mayo Health System, 1025 Marsh St, Mankato, MN

Marlene Buker – 507-380-2386, 800-527-2922, marbuker@charter.net

2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, 6-8 p.m.


Healing Hearts Suicide Loss Support Group

Church of St. Mary’s, 211 South 5th Avenue E., Melrose, MN

Deacon Earnie, 320-256-4207

3rd Tuesday of every month, 8 – 9:30 p.m.


Lutheran Church of Christ the Redeemer, 5440 Penn Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN

Vicki Bresson 952-300-2041, Sue Arneson 952-941-3417 or

JoAnne Dunstan – 952-944-2478

2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.


Survivor Resources Group

NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, 1313 Penn Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN

Margaret McAbee 651-266-5674 or margaret@survivorresources.org

Julie Chalmers 612-673-3951 or julie@survivorresources.org

Please call for current date and times.

Group is for traumatic loss such as homicide, suicide, and sudden accidental death


Survivors of Suicide support group for Spanish speakers

614 Rensvold Blvd, Moorhead, MN

Martha Castanon- 218-287-4629

Last Wednesday monthly, 6-8 p.m.


Immanuel Lutheran, 2088 Highway 70, Mora, MN

Pastor Lori Blake – 320-679-2015

Meets 3rd Thursday of each month from 7–8:30 p.m.

New Prague

Mayo Clinic Health System (formerly known as Queen of Peace Hospital)

Jameen Mape Conference Room (enter through Emergency Room Doors)

301 Second Street NE, New Prague, MN

Meets 4th Tuesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m.

Sally Schmid – 952-758-4735


1st Congregational UCC, 610 1st St, Princeton, MN

Lisa Dentz, 763-670-9850(cell)

Every Monday, 7-8:30 p.m.

Child care provided, call first to confirm meeting if it is a holiday.


Men’s Breakfast Group, Fred Babcock VFW, 6715 Lake Shore Dr., Richfield, MN

Larry Turner – 612-922-5830

Don Sandberg – 763-544-7315

2nd Saturday each month, 8:30-10 a.m.


Evangel United Methodist Church, 2645 N. Broadway, Rm. 221, Rochester, MN

Karen Byer – 507-288-5605, kbyer@charter.net

3rd Thursday each month, 7 p.m.

Saint Paul

The Center for Grief, Loss and Transition, 1133 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Karen Heegaard, M.A., L.P., 651-641-0177 cg@griefloss.org

Every Tuesday, 4-6 p.m. $70/session, insurance accepted


Friends & Families of Suicide, Twin City Friends Meeting, 1725 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN

Peer Facilitator, Tracy Toner – 651-587-8006, ffosmn@yahoo.com

3rd Monday each month, 7-9 p.m.

Survivor Resource Group http://www.survivorresources.org/events/category/support-groups/

Group is for traumatic loss such as homicide, suicide, and sudden accidental death for children and adults

Forest Lake, the American Legion, 355 West Broadway Avenue, Forest Lake, MN 55025

Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m

St. Paul Police Headquarters, 367 Grove Street, St. Paul, MN

Monday evenings, 6:30-8 p.m.

Margaret McAbee 651-266-5674 or margaret@survivorresources.org

Julie Chalmers 612-673-3951 or julie@survivorresources.org


Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, 6680 153rd Ave NE, Spicer, MN

Pamela Taylor 320-354-4768 or Janae Rambow 320-354-5182, jerambow@tds.net

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month 7-8:30 p.m.

White Bear Lake

Bradshaw Funeral Home, 4600 Greenhaven Dr., White Bear Lake, MN

Tony DelPercio – 651-489-1349, tony.delpercio@bradshawfuneral.com

1st Thursday each month, 7-9 p.m.


East Metro Survivor Group

Woodbury United Methodist Church, 7465 Steepleview Road, Woodbury, MN

Chris Caulkins – 651-295-6595 or Mary McGuire – 612-720-5032

2nd Monday each month 6 p.m.

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