New grief workshops tailored to Spanish speakers, black women

Chesapeake Life Center offers creative workshops that draw on the diverse populations of our communities to help adults find a path to healing from loss. These are the workshops scheduled through September.

  • Grief workshop for Spanish speakers — This workshop is tailored to Spanish-speaking grievers. It is open to anyone who has suffered a loss due to death and who uses Spanish as their primary language. Group members come together to share grieving experiences and coping strategies while honoring lost loved ones through small acts of remembrance. The workshop will take place on Monday, June 17 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the center’s office at 9500 Medical Center Drive, Suite 250, Largo, Maryland. The costs are free.
  • Sistas in Solace: The Journey of Healing for Black Women – Grief can be a challenging and isolating experience, especially for Black women who often deal with unique cultural, familial and societal expectations. Join this safe and welcoming workshop to learn more about the grieving process, share stories about your loved ones, find comfort, and connect on the healing journey. The workshop will take place on Saturday, July 20 from noon to 2 p.m. at the center’s office in Largo. The cost is $15.
  • Loss of parent or parental figure group — This workshop provides a space for those grieving the loss of a parent or parental figure to come together and feel supported in their grief. Groups provide participants with the opportunity to share their feelings, receive support from their peers and a licensed counselor, and participate in activities designed to assist with the grieving process. The workshop will take place on Thursday, September 12 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, Ritchie Highway 90, Pasadena, Maryland. The costs are free.

Registration is required for all programs and can be completed by calling 888-501-7077 or emailing(email protected). Visit for a complete list of in-person and virtual groups and workshops for adults and children.