Grief support is an outreach to grieving individuals which provides emotional support, locating resources, and a transition through the grieving process. In addition to the aforementioned, grief support is most vital for making referrals to other resources or medical help for those dealing with complicated grief.
Since everyone experiences death in a very personal and private way, we at Metropolitan Funeral Service have chosen to continue to help our families through their grief and bereavement.
At no additional cost we have available at your convenience a Grief Consultant. The Grief Consultant offers one on one home visits, support groups and free information to help you deal with the loss of your love ones.
There are four tasks a healthy griever must accomplish according to author J. W. Worden:
1. To accept the reality of the loss.
2. To work through the pain of grief.
3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing.
4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life.
We have included articles and book excerpts written by Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt, (“The Journey Through Grief” and “The Mourner’s Bill of Rights”) an internationally noted author, educator and grief counselor.
At Metropolitan Funeral Service our service does not end with the funeral or cemetery service. It continues during the weeks and months ahead as families work through feelings of loss. Through our Grief Services, we help families for as long as they may need us.
We believe that Grief Support is a right, not a privilege. Therefore, our programs and services are available to anyone in the community, regardless if they have used Metropolitan Funeral Service as their funeral provider.
We provide this Grief Resources section on our Web site with the hope that in addition to the services we offer, there may be other resources there you will find informative and helpful.
We are prepared to help you accomplish these tasks effectively.
For more information on our grief services, contact us at 757.494.1800 or Click Here
With our personal service, Metropolitan Funeral Service is committed to
providing our families with peace of mind, and lasting pleasant memories.