Seasonal & Special Focus Support


Special focus programs target a specific type of loss or audience to offer specific support.

Please call 425.899.1077 to register or to get more information about these events.


Family Grief and Loss Support

We invite families with children under age 18 to participate in this grief and loss gathering.

Parents and children will work separately to receive support and education. 

Next dates are TBD

Registration and assessment is required; please call a bereavement coordinator at 425.899.1077.


Spousal Loss

We will review general grief and loss reactions and discuss the unique challenges faced after the death of a spouse.

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020   9-11 a.m.

Preregistration is required; please call a bereavement coordinator at 425.899.1077.


For Men Only

We will review general grief and loss reactions and discuss unique challenges facing men during times of grief.

Meal preparation skills demonstration included.

Saturday, Jan. 4  9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Preregistration is required; please call a bereavement coordinator at 425.899.1077.


Grieving the Loss of a Parent

We will review general grief and loss reactions and discuss the unique challenges faced after the death of a parent.

Saturday, May 9, 2020   9-11 a.m.

Preregistration is required; please call a bereavement coordinator at 425.899.1077.


Hope for the Holidays

We will review additional challenges and complications experienced during the holiday season, as well as offer ideas for coping and making plans for the holidays ahead.

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020   9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020   9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Space is limited; registration is requested.  Please call a bereavement coordinator at 425.899.1077. 


Rose Garden Memorial Ceremony

This 30-minute ceremony, followed by a reception, is a community-wide event to remember and honor those who have died.

It is held in the garden of the Gene & Irene Wockner Hospice Center on the EvergreenHealth Kirkland campus. 

Wednesday, July 15, 2020     6:30 p.m.

Please park in the East or Central parking garages adjacent to the Hospice Center.

For any questions, please call 425.899.1077.

View our video from a previous Rose Garden ceremony.