Beginning Experience - Southwestern Minnesota
Support Group - Divorced or Widowed
PO Box 93, Marshall, MN, 56258
Distance: 1443 Miles
A group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support.
International ministry rooted in the Catholic tradition and serving people of all faith backgrounds. The programs are based in local retreats, including sites in Minnesota.
Different sites offer different levels and types of support groups, which may include:
* Coping with Life Alone - a one-day introductory program designed to help those who are grieving the loss of a spousal relationship due to death, divorce or separation. The program helps the participants begin to deal with the loss and focus on what lies ahead.
* The Beginning Experience Weekend - Helps deal with the natural grief process and offers an opportunity for turning the pain of loss into an experience of positive growth.
* Moving Forward with Hope, Coping with Life Alone - a multi-session, in-person program designed to help those who are grieving the loss of a spousal relationship due to death, divorce or separation.
Individuals who are widowed, divorced, or separated. Ex-spouses cannot attend at the same time, same session; may attend different locations.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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PN-8100.1000-900Widow/Widower Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are husbands, wives or other individuals who have experienced the loss of their marriage partner or significant other. Groups may also be structured for the surviving spouses of people in law enforcement, the military or other specific high-risk professions. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and focus on helping participants accept their loss, express their grief, and move through the bereavement process. The groups also help members put their lives back together by providing practical information about legal issues, financial arrangements and other responsibilities of daily living.
PN-8100.6500-750Separation/Divorce Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are adults and/or children who are experiencing the trauma of a divorce or a broken relationship. The groups provide an opportunity for participants to understand their relationships past and present; work through feelings of grief, loss, rejection, guilt and other emotions related to their experience; and gain a sense of their own identity. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.
PV-7000.8000Spiritual Retreats Definition
Programs that provide an opportunity for people to withdraw for a period of time, often a weekend, to engage in prayer, meditation, study and instruction either in solitude or as a part of a group. Retreats are generally held at facilities that have peaceful surroundings and are often led by a spiritual director. Also included are retreats for people who simply want a break from a hectic lifestyle, family responsibilities or a bad emotional situation; space to heal following a traumatic experience; or just some tranquility and time alone to consider where they are in their lives.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-0900.1350Bereaved Spouses Definition
Husbands or wives who have lost their marriage partner or individuals who have lost their significant other or life partner and whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by the loss.
YJ-8630.1800Divorced/Divorcing Persons Definition
Previously married individuals who are now divorced or in the process of divorcing whose patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by the dissolution of their marital relationship.