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Grief and Loss

When a loved one dies, the emotional impact is as varied as the person we lost. At times, our grief can feel unmanageable. Come and learn from and take comfort from others who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

Tuesdays, July 26 – Aug 30, 12-1  p.m., remote via Zoom

Facilitated by: Tara Hempel, LCSW-R and Randall Wachunas, BS

We accept the following insurances for Support Groups:
  • Anthem/Empire BC
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • CDPHP
  • CDPHP Medicare
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Highmark/BlueShield of Northeastern New York
  • MVP Health Care
  • MVP Health Care Medicare

To Join

If you would like to participate in our Support Groups, please complete the following:

  1. JFS Application for Services – please indicate what Support Group you would like to attend
  2. JFS Consent Forms – please complete and email to rwachunas@jfsneny.org 
  3. JFS Services Payment Site – if we don’t accept your insurance, please make a donation here

For more information on our Support Groups, please call 518-400-0340 or Schedule a Free Consult

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Support Groups

JFS provides a variety of support groups for people of all ages and backgrounds, in-person and remote, facilitated by JFS Clinical staff. 

Current Group

Grief and Loss
Tuesdays, July 26 – Aug 30, Noon-1pm, remote via Zoom

Facilitated by: Tara Hempel, LCSW-R and Randall Wachunas, BS

We accept the following insurances for Support Groups:
  • CDPHP
  • CDPHP Medicare
  • MVP
  • MVP MEDICARE
  • HIGHMARK/BSNENY
  • EXCELLUS BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
  • BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD
  • MEDICARE

To Join

If you would like to participate in our Support Groups, please complete the following:

  1. JFS Application for Services – please indicate what Support Group you would like to attend
  2. JFS Consent Forms – please complete and email to rwachunas@jfsneny.org 
  3. JFS Services Payment Site – if we don’t accept your insurance, please make a donation here

For more information on our Support Groups, please call 518-400-0340 or Schedule a Free Consult

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