Unity Announces Ribbon Cutting Event for Unity Grief and Education Center
Green Bay, Wis. – In response to the growing demand for grief-related support services throughout Northeast Wisconsin, Unity opened the doors to Unity Grief and Education Center, the region’s only center designed to support individuals and families of all ages who have experienced a death. Members of the media are invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony which will include a tour of the Center on Thursday April 21 at 11:30 am. Unity will host local politicians, including De Pere Mayor James Boyd, donors, community partners, and members of the Unity Management Committee.
“Unity is proud to open a first-of-its-kind Grief and Education Center for the thousands of children, teens, and adults who experience a death each year,” said Jenny Boeckman, Unity Grief Services Director. “Our Center is a place where grief experiences can be shared and all are given the freedom to grieve in their own way in a warm and welcoming space. The Grief and Education Center features individual and group counseling rooms geared towards children, adults and families, as well as a large community room for education and public outreach.”
Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, attendees will be invited to enjoy light refreshments and offered the opportunity to tour the Center. Event speakers, Unity Executive Director and Unity Grief Services Director will be available throughout the Center for interviews.
The Ribbon Cutting will take place Thursday, April 21 at the Grief and Education Center.
About Unity Grief and Education Center
Established in November 2021, Unity Grief and Education Center was created to be a safe haven to learn about grief, share experiences and find hope.
Unity Grief and Education Center houses Unity’s experienced Grief Services team consisting of licensed counselors, social workers and trained volunteers. Recognizing that every individual grieves in a unique way, Unity offers a wide variety of services to anyone who has experienced a death including:
- Individual Grief Counseling
- Family Grief Counseling
- Grief Support groups for children, teens, families and adults
- Supportive Telephone calls
- Memorial services
- Newsletter and literature resources
- Holiday support
- Grief consultation for businesses and schools
There is no charge for the services that Unity Grief and Education Center provides. Generous donations allow Unity to offer compassionate grief support at no charge. For more information about Unity Grief and Education Center visit unityhospice.org/grief.
Unity is a nonprofit provider of hospice care, supportive care, nonmedical home care and grief support across 13 counties throughout Northeast Wisconsin. A continuation of Bellin Hospice, Wisconsin’s first hospice program and the nation’s third, Unity is a partnership of Bellin Health, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center and HSHS St. Vincent Hospital. A true pioneer in caring for those coping with serious illness and end-of-life, Unity continues to lead the industry launching the state’s first palliative care program in 2002, the area’s first hospice residence in 2007, and the region’s only Grief and Education Center in 2021. As the only locally owned and operated nonprofit hospice agency in the region, Unity is the sole provider of inpatient hospice at seven area hospitals including Bellin Health, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center and HSHS St. Vincent Hospital. Unity’s partnerships with area skilled nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities and pharmacies ensure seamless care in all settings.
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