Bereavement Services

Upcoming Events


Monday, September 3, 2018


INSTILL  ­  A Sounding Meditation Space

Duke Hospice Unicorn Bereavement Center

1001 Corporate Dr, Hillsborough, NC 27278

"Instill" is a sounding meditation space created by D. Edward Davis in collaboration with Philip Snyder. D. Edward Davis is a graduate of the Duke University composition studio and Philip Snyder supervised the building of the labyrinth as his Eagle Scout project.

During this event, visitors to the outdoor labyrinth path will be invited to walk the maze while creating and interacting with sounds. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided at the event. Seating will be provided for those who wish to experience the performance that way. Visitors are welcome to come and go as they wish throughout the four hours of sounds.


Beginning the September 19, 2018

Every Wednesday 10:30a-Noon for 8 weeks

Duke Cancer Center Building, next to Duke Raleigh Hospital
3300 Executive Dr, Suite102                                                                                                                                     Raleigh, NC 27609                                                                                                                                  

Duke Hospice Bereavement Services invites you to join a Grief Support Group for anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one.

  • Explore your grief in a safe, supportive environment
  • Share with others who are experiencing many of the same challenges and emotions
  • Discover hope and strength to rebuild your life

The group meets for 8 weeks, beginning September 19, 2018, and meeting every Wednesday from 10:30a-Noon. *The support group will facilitated by Duke HomeCare & Hospice in the Duke Cancer Center building, next to Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Registration is required. If you would like to register for a group or have questions, please contact Margaret Albert, clinical counselor with Duke Hospice Bereavement Services at 919-644-6869 or


September 29th, 9:30am

An annual service dedicating bricks to our Walk of Remembrance.  Bricks can be purchased through the Development Office of Duke HomeCare& Hospice by calling Dale Horton at 919-479-0318.  Proceeds of brick sales support the services of Duke Hospice Bereavement Services.


September 29th, 10:30am

An annual observance for all who wish to gather and remember their loved ones.

Both of these events will be held at the Duke Hospice Bereavement Center on the Meadowlands Campus. The address: 1001 Corporate Drive in Hillsborough, NC.

Growing Thru Grief

Every Tuesday, except holidays, 4p – 6p

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
1200 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham, NC 27704

A coalition of Triangle area faith communities and other organizations that offers ongoing support and comfort to those who mourn.  The Durham Coalition on Grief promotes support which is not religiously based and welcomes individual statements of various faith orientations and beliefs along the grief journey. 

Come and gather for conversation and refreshments at 4:00 pm.  The program runs from 4:30 to 6:00 pm.

For more information about Growing thru Grief please email or visit their website:


April 27-April 28, 2019

Camp ReLEAF is Duke Hospice’s annual bereavement camp for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade who are grieving the death of a family member or friend. Campers have an opportunity to meet and interact with other children who have experienced a significant death, in a safe and supportive environment.

Camp ReLEAF 2019 will be held April 27 – April 28 on the grounds of Camp New Hope between Hillsborough and Chapel Hill. Applications will be available in January. Space is limited so please apply early.

Applications for return campers are always welcomed. Return campers will be admitted to camp as space allows after the registration deadline for new campers has passed. Any prior camper who is now in high school and interested in applying for a junior volunteer role can contact Camp Director, Andi Bowen, at 919-307-0177 or




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