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Mercer County Health Department

Located at 220 W. Livingston St., Suite B 152, in Celina, the Department of Vital Statistics issues certified copies of birth and death records. Hours are M-F 7:30 - 4:00. Phone 419-586-3251

Community Health Professionals

Offers bereavement services as well as home health and hospice.The Community Health Professionals offer three unique bereavement groups to support those grieving the loss of a loved one. Bereavement groups are an appropriate follow-up for loved ones who have been served by the hospice program, but are NOT limited only to those served by hospice. Offices are located at 816 Pro Drive in Celina, Phone 419-586-1999 and at 1159 Westwood Dr., Van Wert, Ohio, phone 419-238-6200.

Compassionate Friends

Compassionate Friends, Inc., Van Wert County Chapter
The Compassionate Friends is an international organization offering friendship and understanding to Bereaved Parents, Siblings, and Grandparents. The Van Wert County chapter is located at 26762 St. Rt. 224, Ft. Jennings, Ohio, 45844, phone # 419-453-3262.
Meetings are located at Trinity Friends Church, 605 N. Franklin St., Van Wert, Ohio, 45891. Check for times and programs.

State of the Heart Hospice

Offering a variety of grief support as well as hospice services, State of the Heart is a great resource for our community. State of the Heart Hospice is located in Coldwater, Ohio, at 230 W. Main Street. They also have offices in Greenville, Ohio and in Portland, Indiana. They not only offer hospice care, but have grief and loss services. Each year a grief camp is offered free of charge for children who have lost a close friend or relative. Grief Support Groups for adults and groups for children meet at the Coldwater office. Please check their website for schedules. The office also has brochures, a library of books and videos to help those through their feelings of grief.

Grand Lake Hospice

Provider of hospice care as well as pastoral counseling, Grand Lake Hospice also offers the Healing Memories Support Group and Library. For information call 419-394-3335 Ext. 2810.

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