Methodology includes lectures, music therapy, videos, role-playing activities and experiential activities based on the three principles of: awareness, availability and attention.



  • Time limited support groups facilitated by professionals in grief, loss and transitional issues
  • Speaker’s Bureau about grief related topics
  • Referrals to professional counseling services
  • Additional referrals to community based organizations that provide services to this population
  • Bereavement Camp for children


  • How to Cope With Grief During The Holidays 
  • From Heartache to Healing: Loss of a Child 
  • Grief And Faith: My God, My God Why Hath Thou Forsaken Me? 
  • Grief and Loss for Healthcare Professionals 
  • Grief and Teens: Strategies for Teachers 
  • End of Life Care Choices and Options 
  • Completing an Advanced Directive 
  • How to Start a Grief Support Ministry at Your Church 
  • Support Groups for Various Losses (Homicide, Trauma, Suicide) 


Precious Gems Supportive Services provides grief and bereavement support groups through Thomas Jefferson University Hospital via Methodist Hospital. Sessions are FREE! 

These groups meet for 8-week sessions on Wednesdays 2 – 330 pm and Wednesdays 6 – 730 pm. **Registration is required. 

For additional information,
call 1-800-JEFF-NOW. 

Partial listing of workshops and support groups available.

(215) 224-5655

***Please call so we can create a workshop designed specifically for those that you serve.