Grief Support & Programs

Grief Support

Grief support is available for anyone who has suffered a loss. For more information, contact the office at 815-288-3673.

Annual Memorial Service

Hospice of the Rock River Valley annual Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, May 13. The service will begin at 6 p.m. at the New Life Lutheran Church in Sterling. The service is a way to remember those loved ones whom we have lost during the previous year and carry their memory with us into the future. You do not have to have used hospice services to participate or attend. To include your loved one's name and/or photograph in our service, call Nina at 815-288-3673.

Memorial Service Flyer

Camp Love N Loss

Camp Love n Loss is a unique and innovative one day summer camp program designed specifically for children ages 6-13 who have suffered the loss of a loved one. A mixture of fun activities, including games, discussions and focused arts and crafts, allows children to express feelings and concerns, identify supportive people, and find appropriate ways to use memories for healing and growth; with the theme of offering true HOPE for their future. Camp is free of charge to all and will be held from 9-3:30 p.m. on June 12 at the Sterling-Rock Falls YMCA.

Camp Love N Loss Flyer           Camp Love N Loss Application

Memorial Ornaments

Individuals can purchase ornaments in honor of or in memory of a loved one. These ornaments are available at the Hospice of the Rock River Valley office.        Order Form