Local support group helps people who lost their spouse

Posted at 4:59 PM, Dec 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-12 19:12:38-05

TUCSON, AZ — The Widows/Widowers Support Group assists people of all ages after losing their spouse.

The organization has been operating for decades and holds weekly support groups and social events.

In their mission statement, the support groups says there is life after widowhood.

"Our support groups are composed of widows and widowers resolved to create and provide a compassionate and safe environment for individuals who have lost a spouse. This environment supports and encourages each individual's unique path through healing from their loss. We focus on comforting and supporting the bereaved through their healing from loss in the weekly meetings. Healing includes accepting the loss, feeling the feelings, adjusting to life without the loved one and moving forward."

Locations and a contact for the support group can be found below:

N. West Tucson - Monday 10am
The Fountains
2001 W. Rudasill

Far East Tucson - Monday 10am
Miller-Golf Links Library
9640 E. Golf Links

Central Tucson - Tuesday 10am
Jewish Community Center
3800 E. River Rd

East Tucson - Tuesday 2pm
Columbus Library
4350 E 22nd St.

For information call 520-884-4570
24 hours a day, 7 days a week