In Your Community

Trying to find the support best suited for you can sometimes be overwhelming, but this is a great place to start. Making the phone call is the first big step. Besides the many services we offer, Sytsema Compass is happy to point you in the right direction of outside resources that could be helpful for you as well. Come meet with us to discuss the options available and together we will find the best fit for you.


Harbor Hospice Scolnik Healing Center

  • Licensed professionals offer a variety of supportive services as well as individual and group counseling, for families who are grieving after the death of a loved one.
  • 1050 W. Western Avenue (Fricano’s Building, 3rdfloor)
  • Muskegon, MI 49441
  • Walk-in Adult Grief Support Groups:
    Every Monday 6 pm - Grief Healing (any death)
    Every Thursday 10 am - SOLOS (spouse/partner death)
    Last Saturday 9 am - Moms Together (child or grandchild death)
  • Grief Recovery 8 week intensive -call to pre-register (any type of loss- death, divorce, move, etc).
    Pet Loss - by appointment
  • Individual & Family Grief Counseling available for all ages by appointment.
  • Call 231-728-3442 for an appointment or for more information

  • GriefShare - Norton Shores

    • Valuable resources, seminars and support groups led by people who understand grief and want to help others cope with loss.
    • 13-week program, but units stand alone, so you can join at any time
    • Lake Harbor United Methodist Church
    • 4861 Henry Street
    • NortonShores, MI 49441
    • Monday Evenings: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30p.m.
    • Contact Myke or Lake Harbor Staff at 231-798-2181 for more information 
    • GriefShare - Grand Haven

      • Valuable resources, seminars and support groups led by people who understand grief and want to help others cope with loss.
      • 13-week program, but units stand alone, so you can join at any time
      • Covenant Life Church 
      • 101 Columbus  
      • Grand Haven, MI 49417 
      • Monday Evenings: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
      • Contact Diane or Covenant Life staff at 616-847-2540 for more information

North Ottawa Hospice Bereavement Program

  • A variety of services open to anyone in the community who has lost someone close - from counseling to social outings to mailings, and more.
  • 1061 S. Beacon Blvd, Ste. 100, Grand Haven
  • “Life after Loss” meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday, 2-3:30pm
  • “Loss of a Child” – meets 1st Thursday, 6-7:30pm
  • “Lunch Bunch” – meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 11:30am
  • To call ahead or for more info, call Justine or Trudy at 616-846-2015
  • Or email Justine:

  • The following services are great resources for additional counseling or therapy. Most take insurance and have sliding scales to make it affordable for you.

Compassionate Christian Counseling

Clinical therapists with a Christ-centered approach to supportive counseling, helping you to better understand and get through life’s challenges.

TCM Counseling

Accessible and affordable professional counseling services offering hope and healing for all.

Starlight Ministries

  • A Christ-centered ministry that provides HOPE, healing and support for both adults and children who are grieving a death.
  • Serves both children and adults
  • Meets at Fellowship Church
  • 4200 E. Apple Avenue
  • Muskegon, MI 49442
  • Monday Evenings, 6-week sessions, includes dinner
  • Must call to Enroll
  • Contact Keri Verwolf at 231-855-6688 for more information

Survivor of Loss to Suicide

  • First Thursday of every month, 7-8:30pm
  • St. Patrick Catholic Church
  • 920 Fulton St, Grand Haven
  • Contact Steven or Tina Shannon at 616-847-9723 for more information

Momentum Center for Social Engagement

  • Support Group for Loss of a Loved One Due to Addiction
  • 1stMonday of the month
  • 6-7:30pm, No Registration Necessary
  • Momentum Center for Social Engagement Annex
  • 712 Columbus Ave in Grand Haven
  • Call Jessica at 616-632-4775 for more information

Widows Together

A community-based group of women whose spouse or partner has died. They meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 2 pm at Muskegon Central United Methodist Church  for a short program, and then get together during the month at various times for breakfast, lunch and other social outings. If you would like to learn more please contact Iris at 231-759-0036 for more information.


If you would like more information, wish to make an appointment, or simply have questions, please feel free to connect with us at any time.

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