Support Groups

View support groups that are local to us in the Charlotte, NC area. 

Never forget that the Staff and Family of Ellington Funeral Services are here for you even after the loss of your loved one. If you should need assistance in locating a support group that is not listed here, please reach out to us at (704) 334-6700.





KinderMourn provides hope for bereaved parents, grieving children and teens by offering support and counseling programs, creating awareness of bereavement issues and empowering the community to effectively assist those who have suffered an unthinkable loss. For more information visit their office at 1320 Harding Place, Charlotte, NC 28204, via phone at 704-376-2580 or via email at

Hospice & Palliative Care



Grief has a direct effect on many aspects of an individual’s life, including job performance, personal relationships, and other aspects of well-being. Grief is a process that is not completed in a finite period of time. Therefore, Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region extends support to family members and other loved ones both before and after death. HPCCR can be contacted by visiting their office at 7845 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28226, via phone at 704-375-0100.

St. Matthew Catholic Church


St. Matthews

St. Matthew Catholic is home to a variety of groups that meet on campus for mutual support and healing. All are welcome. For a listing of groups held at St. Matthew's visit their website, visit their church at 8015 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy., Charlotte, NC 28277, via phone at 704-543-7677.

Widows For Friendship And Support


This group desires to build a community of women who have experienced the loss of their spouse or significant other. We welcome and respect women of all belief systems. As we redefine our new lives, our goal is to provide an avenue where women who understand this unique journey can meet and share their grief experience through speaking and listening to each other’s experiences and hopes for the future. We hold a monthly meeting at a local restaurant. In this meeting, we strive to become acquainted, share our stories, explore social activities, and areas of interest.

Helpful Videos

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What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Grief?

Where Can I Get Professional Help for Grieving?

A Guide To Grief (What is Bereavement Counseling)