Central Indianapolis Support Groups

Please be aware that there have been a lot of changes in support group meeting locations (virtual vs. in person) as community transmission rates change with Covid-19. Please check with the group contact before attending an in-person meeting to be sure the information has not changed.

IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis 

Perinatal Support Group Support for those experiencing miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss. 

Location: IU Methodist Hospital 1701 N Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Day: 4th Wednesday of every month
Contact: Kim Taylor at (317)962-8153 for more information. 

Infant Loss Parent Support

St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis
Location: St. Vincent Physician’s Medical Plaza 8550 Naab Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46260
Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Day: 1st Thursday of every month
Contact: Kathy Carroll at (317)415-7494 for more information

Healing Hearts Support Group

Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis

Location: 1001 W. 10th St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 8th floor conference room 300A
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Day: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Contact: Contact (317)880-8898 for more information or if needing a Spanish-speaking support group.

Hope in Healing Riley Children’s Hospital

Hope in Healing Pediatric Bereavement Program provides compassionate and comprehensive grief support to families who have experienced the death of a child. Services provided include: mailings, educational materials, phone support, individual and family grief support, and support groups.  Ages 4 to adult.

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
1828 N. Illinois Street      
Indianapolis, IN 46202    
(317) 963-0829

Open Arms: Community Hospital East

Extends support to families who experience a pregnancy or newborn loss. This free program offers many different services to help families grieve in a way that meets their specific needs. All Open Arms services are coordinated by a Grief Support Person specifically trained to offer support to grieving parents. They offer help during this difficult time by listening, comforting or providing resources and advice.

For Open Arms at Community Hospital East please call 317-355-5805 or email HHale@eCommunity.com.


St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis

Offers group and/or one on one support.

Location: Spiritual Life Center at 100 W. 86th St.
Time: 7 p.m.
Day: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Contact: Contact Rev. Marsha Hutchinson at (317)846-3404 ext. 315 for more information. 

Hancock Regional Hospital, Greenfield

Location: Contact Linda Garrity.
Time: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Day: 2nd Monday of every month
Contact: Call Linda Garrity at 462-5544 for more information and meeting location. 

Angel of Hope Support Group, Hendricks Regional Health, Brownsburg

Location: Comfort Suites Conference Room – contact Beverly Johnson for more info.
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Day: 3rd Tuesday of every month
Contact: Beverly Johnston at bjjohnsto@gmail.com 

Connections of Hope

Connections of Hope is a six-week structured support group for families who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy, infant or young child. All supplies will be provided. Feel free to bring a snack or a drink.

Date/Time: Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m., over six consecutive weeks
Location: Community Health Pavilion Washington, Community Room, 7910 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, In 46219
Registration: Groups are free, but registration is required as space is limited. To register, please call 800-777-7775 or e-mail InTouch@eCommunity.com.

Contact: InTouch Bereavement at 317-621-4646.