Grief Support Programs
The loss of a loved one is difficult and even more challenging as we deal with the constraints of COVID-19. Our experienced bereavement team continues to be available for one-on-one consultations by phone and other electronic formats, such as Zoom and Facetime.
Weekly General Grief Support Group – Online
Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
For more information, please call 707.258.9080
Learning to Live with Loss – Online
September 30 – November 18
Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
An eight-week, structured grief support group for adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one. You will learn about the many paths grief can take. A safe environment is provided where feelings and experiences can be shared.
Each session in this series builds on the information from the week before, so for the best outcome, participants are encouraged to attend each one of the sessions. Login details to the Zoom meeting will be provided prior to the first class.
For more information, please call 707.258.9080
Counseling and Community Resources Napa County (and beyond)
If you are in a crisis or distress at any time, services are available day and night.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org (live chat available)
Professionals are on standby to offer counseling and assistance
for all life crises.
Crisis text line: text “HOME” to 741741
Mental Health Crisis Hotline
Confidential support and information. Bilingual.
Veterans Crisis Line/Military Crisis Line
800.273.8255 (Press 1)
www.veteranscrisisline.net (live chat available)
Connects with veterans, their family and friends in crisis.
Friendship Line for Older and Disabled Adults
24-hour toll-free hotline for older and disabled adults. Trained staff and volunteers respond to calls from individuals who are either in crisis or just need a friendly voice to talk to.
Community Counseling Centers
Aldea Children and Family Services
Individual, family, and group therapy, in Spanish and English.
Eligibility: Self-referral okay. Open to youth up to 18 years old.
Professional psychotherapy to individuals of all ages, in Spanish and English.
Eligibility: Napa County Residents.
Fees: Various insurances, plus sliding scale, based on client income
Professional, bilingual therapy
Bilingual counseling and support
Professional therapists available.
Eligibility: Kaiser members only
Fees: Based on member’s insurance coverage.
Therapists are experienced in grief counseling
|Nicole Bendayan MFT
|Annette Henke, LCSW
|Joanie Seidel, MFT
|Penni Cremen, MFT
|Angie Ito, LCS
|Sharon Marks, LCSW
Loss of a Child
Survivors of Loss Due to Suicide
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention “Healing Conversations”
Peer support for Survivors of loss due to suicide.
Visit: www.afsp.org, and follow the steps under “get help”.
Denise Bleuel, LCSW James Warnock, MDiv
No fee phone support No fee phone support
David Kessler – offers online support groups and many resources on death and grief, as well as a list of approved grief counselors, by state.
Dr. Alan Wolfelt – Not currently offering support groups, although he has many resources for reading and self-help, along with a list of approved grief counselors, listed by state.
The Center for Complicated Grief – offers resources, support and workshops to assist the grieving process.
Offers support groups, sharing and a journal for recording your feelings. If you go to the website and enter your zip code, you will be provided with a list of griefshare groups in your proximity.
Has a wide array of grief resources and provides links to other websites dealing with specific types of loss.
Links those wanting counseling to the appropriate type of counselor on its site.
Widowed Person’s Association of California, Napa Chapter.
707.254.0467 (Contact: Karen)
Meet every 2nd Friday at the Elks Lodge for lunch
Zoom meetings every Thursday at 12:45
$60 membership fee
707.258.1800 (Contact: Rocky)
Fridays, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Napa Senior Center
Gents and a Cuppa Joe
707.963.8555 x 103 (Contact: Caroll Cotton)
Thursdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Senior Centers offer a variety of activities, from art to sport, through socialization and exercise classes. They offer non-threatening ways to meet other people and form new interactions, as well as to learn something new, which is excellent for brain health! All are open to all members of the public – you do not have to be a resident of that area.
Collabria Care is here to help with your concerns about the needs of older adults and adults with chronic illnesses. Call the number below to talk to a trusted voice.
414 South Jefferson Street Napa, California 94559
Phone: 707.258.9080 | Fax: 707.258.9088