Allied Services launches new Bereavement Support Group on Scranton campus

For Abington Journal | March 6th, 2017 4:40 pm

SCRANTON — Allied Services is preparing to launch a new support group on its city campus.

The Bereavement Support Group is free and open to Allied Services employees, families served by Allied Services Hospice and the general public.

Theresa Doughty, MS, Spiritual and Bereavement Counselor for Allied Services Hospice will lead the groups. Doughty has 20 years of experience in chaplaincy and social work. She holds a Masters in Pastoral Care and has served patients and their families in hospice, skilled nursing, acute care, inpatient psychiatric and home health settings.

The Bereavement Support Group will take place in the Community Room at Luger Rehab Center, 475 Morgan Hwy. Meetings will be held on the first Tuesday of each month beginning in April. Future dates include April 4, May 9, June 6, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12. There will be two sessions, with group one meeting from 2 to 3 p.m and the other meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more information or to RSVP for the first meeting, call 570-341-4650.

First meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 4

For Abington Journal

Information provided by Allied Services.