grief

Memories of Mom Workshop

Fox Valley Hands of Hope is offering “Memories of Mom” Workshop — a one day workshop for those who have experienced the death of their mother. This group is for adults who have lost their mothers. During this workshop we will explore the many ways a mother’s influence contributes to who we are.  Coping with […]

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Bereavement Training

Training includes material on adult grief. This training is for volunteers interested in providing One-on-One Bereavement support. Pre-requisite to this session is New Volunteer Orientation. RSVP by March 26.

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BCC: “Developing an Anxiety Toolbox”

“Developing an Anxiety Toolbox” with Michelle Herbst Michelle has worked as a school psychologist at Geneva High School for over 18 years. The focus of her presentation will be to acquire mindfulness practices, meditation, and breathing techniques to combat anxiety. Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact us at 630-232-2233

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BCC: Talking about Suicide

What do you do if you are with a client who is experiencing suicidal thoughts? How do we intervene when the safety of the client becomes a concern? Please join us as Natasha Clark, MSEd, LCPC, from Suicide Prevention Services of America will discuss these issues. Volunteers will learn guidelines to follow if these situations […]

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Community Education: “Patient Care Training”

Make a difference in the life of someone with a life threatening illness. Patient Care Volunteer opportunities are in a one-on-one patient setting, as a member of the Hands of Hope and/or Supportive Care teams. This five-week training provides essential tools to enhance your experience.   For more information or to register, contact 630-232-2233 or […]

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Community Education: “Patient Care Training”

Make a difference in the life of someone with a life threatening illness. Patient Care Volunteer opportunities are in a one-on-one patient setting, as a member of the Hands of Hope and/or Supportive Care teams. This five-week training provides essential tools to enhance your experience.   For more information or to register, contact 630-232-2233 or […]

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Community Education: “Patient Care Training”

Make a difference in the life of someone with a life threatening illness. Patient Care Volunteer opportunities are in a one-on-one patient setting, as a member of the Hands of Hope and/or Supportive Care teams. This five-week training provides essential tools to enhance your experience.   For more information or to register, contact 630-232-2233 or […]

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Community Education: “Patient Care Training”

Make a difference in the life of someone with a life threatening illness. Patient Care Volunteer opportunities are in a one-on-one patient setting, as a member of the Hands of Hope and/or Supportive Care teams. This five-week training provides essential tools to enhance your experience.   For more information or to register, contact 630-232-2233 or […]

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Community Education: “Patient Care Training”

Make a difference in the life of someone with a life threatening illness. Patient Care Volunteer opportunities are in a one-on-one patient setting, as a member of the Hands of Hope and/or Supportive Care teams. This five-week training provides essential tools to enhance your experience.   For more information or to register, contact 630-232-2233 or […]

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Community Education: “New Volunteer Orientation”

This one-session mandatory training for all new volunteers covers the history, mission, and vision of Fox Valley Hands of Hope, HIPAA, and otherr general information about our agency and volunteering.   RSVP Required by January 10th   For more information or to register, contact 630-232-2233 or info@fvhh.net

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Hope for the Holidays

For those who have recently lost a loved one, the approaching holiday season can trigger powerful emotions. Participants will gain coping skills to help them get through the holiday season and ideas for incorporating the memory of the loved one into holiday traditions. The evening will close with a short candlelight  remembrance service. Registration is required. […]

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Hope for the Holidays

For those who have recently lost a loved one, the approaching holiday season can trigger powerful emotions. Participants will gain coping skills to help them get through the holiday season and ideas for incorporating the memory of the loved one into holiday traditions. The evening will close with a short candlelight  remembrance service. Registration is required. […]

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Special Speaker: Terri Roman, LCSW

It’s okay… say their name” the unique journey of losing a child to addiction Terri Roman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker dedicated to facilitating GRASP, a community group of people who have lost a loved on to addiction. Terri will share her own grief journey, after losing her daughter in 2015, as well as […]

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New Volunteer Orientation

This one-session mandatory training for all new volunteers covers the history, mission, and vision of Fox Valley Hands of Hope, HIPAA and other general information about our agency and volunteering. RSVP by August 7.    

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M.A.L.E.S.

Men After a Loss Expressing Themselves Safety (M.A.L.E.S.) is an ongoing monthly “drop-in” group for men grieving the loss of a loved one. M.A.L.E.S. provides a forum where men can “let go” and freely express their thoughts and feelings with other men experiencing the same challenges. Coffee and doughnuts provided. M.A.L.E.S. meets the second Saturday […]

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