LEWISTON — Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice will offer several programs this fall to provide information and support to children and adults in central and western Maine grieving the death of a loved one.

Program sessions help participants understand the grief process, share feelings and experiences and find hope and comfort. All programs are led by trained bereavement volunteers and/or professional grief facilitators and are offered at no cost to participants.

Local programs include:

Program for Grieving Children and Teens: Sessions will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 21.

Bereavement after Suicide: Program will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 20.

Guidance through Grief: Sessions will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. or from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 21. The program is co-sponsored with Central Maine Medical Center.

Preregistration is required. For more information, including program locations and dates, or to preregister, call 795-9460 or 800-482-7412, ext. 1460.

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