Support Groups

Bereavement Groups
Halifax Health-Hospice offers several Bereavement Groups throughout Volusia and Flagler counties. They include:

  • New Beginnings – Ormond Beach, Port Orange, DeLand, Orange City, Palm Coast
  • Young Widows – Port Orange
  • Reflections – DeLand, Orange City, Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach
  • Children’s Grief Support – Daytona Beach, DeLand, Flagler Beach
  • Pet Loss Support Group – 386.425.3100 (Daytona Beach), 386.425.9889 (DeLand)
  • Restorative Retelling – Daytona Beach, DeLand
  • Traumatic Loss Support Group – Daytona Beach and Edgewater (386.425.3337), DeLand (386.425.9889)

Please call Halifax Health-Hospice Bereavement Department at 386.425.4738 for more information.

Assure – Suicide Support
BeginAgain Children’s Grief Center
655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite A, Daytona Beach
Dr. Kimberly Beck-Frate, LMHC
For more information call 386.425.3337

Bariatric Support Group
East Coast Bariatrics has created this monthly support group for patients preparing for surgery and those who are post-operation.
First Tuesdays (February 5 / March 5/ April 2)
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Halifax Health Medical Center
France Tower – Meeting Room F
303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach

Second and Fourth Wednesdays (February 13/February 27/March 13/March 27/April 10/April 24)
12:00 -1:00 pm
Halifax Health Medical Center
201 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach

For more information, please call Tami Salyerds at 386.481.6776 or email at

Bipolar and Depression Support Group at Halifax Health
Wednesday and Thursday of each week (January 30, 31/ February 6, 7/ February 13, 14/February 20, 21/February 27, 28/ March 6, 7/ March 13, 14/March 20, 21/ March 27, 28/ April 3, 4/ April 10, 11/April 17, 18/ April 24, 25)
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Halifax Health – Medical Center of Daytona Beach
Fountain Building, East Entrance, Ground Floor
303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach
Call 386.425.4080 for more information.

COPD Education and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Classes at Halifax Health
First and Second Tuesday of each month
(February 5/ February 12/ March 5/ March 12/ April 2/ April 9)
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Halifax Health, 201 Building, Level 3 Wellness Center
201 N. Clyde Morris
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Call 386.425.4644 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group
Meets Second Wednesday of each month
(February 13/March 13/April 10)
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Halifax Health – Professional Building
Suite 460
311 N. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL
Group does not meet on holidays.
Contact: Christine Goudreau, RN, CDE, B.S. Ed, Outpatient Diabetes Education, 386.425.2242

Parkinson’s Support Group and Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group – Holly Hill
First Tuesday of every month (February 5/March 5/April 2)
2:15 pm
Bishop’s Glen
900 LPGA Blvd., Holly Hill
Facilitators: Nancy Dawson, LCSW and Julie Randolph, LCSW
To RSVP, call 386.226.9110

Flagler Area Parkinson’s Support Group and Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group
Second Wednesday of every month (February 13/March 13/April 10)
1:00-3:00 pm
United Methodist Church
1520 S. Daytona Avenue, Flagler Beach
Facilitators: Nancy Dawson, LCSW and Marianne Chapin
To RSVP, call 386.425.3734

Pregnancy/Infant/Baby Loss Parent Support Group
Third Thursday of every month (February 21/March 21/April 18)
6:00 – 8:00 pm
BeginAgain Children’s Grief Center
655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach
A warm and caring atmosphere where grieving parents with similar experiences can come together and feel comfortable sharing their feelings about loss and their love for their babies. Participation is free, voluntary and all information is kept confidential.
Contact/Peer Facilitator Margaret Pilon at For more information call 732.610.8771.

Stroke Support Group
Fourth Tuesday of every month (February 26/March 26/April 23)
3:00-5:00 pm
Halifax Health Medical Center
303 North Clyde Morris Blvd.
Meeting Room F
This free support group is for newly diagnosed stroke survivors, long-term stroke survivors and their caregivers. Light refreshments will be served. To RSVP, call Dee Gillet at 386.425.0537 or email

Tender Paws Pet Loss Support Group
This free pet loss support group provides emotional support to grieving pet lovers. Participants will find a supportive environment where pet lovers can share their varied experience of loss and grieving. It also provides them a place to remember and honor the life of their pet, as well as the opportunity to connect with other bereaved pet owners and learn additional ways of coping with the loss. There is no charge for the group, however, donations are welcome.
Daytona Beach: Halifax Health – Hospice, 655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite A., 386.425.3100
DeLand: Halifax Health – Hospice, 1250 S. State Road 15A, Suite 3, 386.425.9889

Think Pink Connection
Third Thursdays, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (February 21/March 21/April 18)
This networking support group is open to patients of all stages of breast cancer, including initial diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. For more information contact Certified Breast Patient Navigator Jennifer Peludat, ARRT, RT (R)(M), CBPN-I at 386.425.2378 or