Events

Coping with the Holidays - Virtual Grief Support Classes

Monday, November 1, 2021 - Monday, November 15, 2021
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

A series of classes focused on helping people 18 years of age and older coping with the loss of a significant person in their lives as we enter the holiday season. These classes will be held virtually over over Zoom using smartphones, tablets or a computer with a webcam and microphone. Classes will be held on Nov. 1st, 8th, and 15th during a 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. sessions.

Classes are free and open to the public. Call the Bereavement Department at 304-255-6404 for more information.


Coping with the Holidays - Virtual Grief Support Classes

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - Wednesday, November 17, 2021
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

A series of classes focused on helping people 18 years of age and older coping with the loss of a significant person in their lives as we enter the holiday season. These classes will be held virtually over over Zoom using smartphones, tablets or a computer with a webcam and microphone. Classes will be held on Nov. 3rd, 10th, and 17th during a 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. sessions.

Classes are free and open to the public. Call the Bereavement Department at (304) 255-6404 for more information.


Community Memorial Service

Thursday, November 4, 2021
6 p.m.
Church of God Family Worship Center (Beckley)

Hospice of Southern West Virginia will host our annual “A Celebration of Life” community memorial service at Church of God Family Worship Center on November 4, 2021 at 6 p.m. The service will include a candle lighting ceremony, selected readings and video memorial. 

Please RSVP by returning only the bottom portion to:
HSWV, Attn: Bereavement, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV. 25802
by no later than October 20, 2021. If you wish to have your loved one’s photo included in the memorial video, please email it to: [email protected]

The service will be live streamed through the Hospice of Southern WV Facebook page for those who are unable, or choose not, to attend.
For additional information or if emailing your photo is not an option, please contact the Bereavement Department at (304) 255-6404.


40th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
6 p.m.
Black Knight Country Club

Hospice of Southern West Virginia celebrates 40 years of a special kind of caring to the community. This event will look back and celebrate the people who have contributed to helping hospice's mission. 

*Event is subject to change pending COVID-19 regulations


Coping with the Holidays - One 2-Hour Session

Thursday, November 11, 2021
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. HSWV hosts “Coping with the Holidays” grief support sessions in throughout Raleigh, Fayette, Wyoming and Summers counties in the month of November to help families cope with the loss of their loved ones through the holidays.

Please call (304) 255-6404 to register for this free in-person class. 


“Coping with the Holidays” - One 2-Hour Session

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Bowers Hospice House

The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. HSWV hosts “Coping with the Holidays” grief support sessions in throughout Raleigh, Fayette, Wyoming and Summers counties in the month of November to help families cope with the loss of their loved ones through the holidays.

Please call (304) 255-6404 to register for this free in-person class. 


Angel Tree Ceremony

Friday, November 19, 2021
1 p.m.
Crossroads Mall

The Hospice Angel Tree is a tribute to memorialize and honor someone special to you. Memorial angels will bear the name of your loved one and be displayed on the Angel Trees in the Crossroads Mall, Calacino's Pizzaria, Raleigh General Hospital, and Big Four Pharmacy in Hinton.

The annual Angel Tree Ceremony will take place Friday, Nov. 19 at Crossroads Mall in the atrium near Dicks Sporting Goods. Donations will be accepted throughout the months of November and December, and angels will be placed on your behalf if donations are mailed, made over the phone by calling (304) 255-6404, or placed online.


Grief Support Group

Monday, December 6, 2021
6 p.m.
Wickham Administrative Building

Hospice of Southern West Virginia’s Grief Support Group is designed to help those who have lost a loved one, regardless of whether their loved one was in hospice care. The free in-person support group is for anyone 18 years of age and older at the Wickham Administrative Building on the Hospice of Southern West Virginia campus in Beckley. Please call the Social Services/Bereavement Department at (304) 255-6404 for more information.


Bereavement Support Groups

Bereavement Support Groups for adults ages 18 and older are held in various locations throughout the year. These groups are free and are open not only to families who have had loved ones receive care from Hospice of Southern WV, but are also available to anyone in the community who has lost a loved one through death. Sometimes dates and/or locations of these groups are subject to change, and changes may be made in the case of inclement weather. Please call our bereavement department at 304-255-6404 in advance to confirm the date, time and location of the group you are interested in attending.

Grief Support

A safe, supportive space to mourn and share.