ILLINOIS

Share Chapters

AURORA, IL
Share Perinatal Loss Support Group
c/o Rush Copley Medical Center, 2000 West Ogden Avenue, Aurora, IL
Michelle Gerbino | 630 – 978-6290 | michelle_m_gerbino@rsh.net
Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm at Rush Copley in Yorkville, 1100 W Veterans Pkwy, Aurora, IL.

BREESE, IL
Share of St. Joseph’s
c/o St. Joseph’s Hospital, 9515 Holy Cross Lane, PO Box 99, Breese, IL.
Karen Gebke | 618-228-7665 | sharestjosephs@yahoo.com
Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm.

CHICAGO, IL
Share Together in the Loss of a Child Support Group
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
srizzato@nm.org
Group meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 7:00pm at Feinberg Pavilion at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 251 E Huron (Academy Room 2-716), Chicago, IL 60611

DECATUR, IL
St. Mary’s Hospital Share Support Group
c/o St. Mary’s Hospital, (Room G24), 1800 E. Lake Shore Drive, Decatur, IL 62521
Karla Thornton│ 217-464-2045| karla.thornton@hshs.org
Group meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00pm at St. Mary’s Hospital

DEKALB, IL
Share at Family Service Agency Family Service Agency
1325 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL 60115
Erin Mitchell | 815.758.8616 | emitchell@fsadekalbcounty.org
Group meets the 2nd Thursday of the month 7-9 PM

DOWNERS GROVE, IL

Share Support Group at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515
Jessica Kincaid | 630-275-1520 | Jessica.Kincaid@advocatehealth.com
Group meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month @ 7:30pm in the Oak Rooms by the cafeteria main floor.

MARYVILLE, IL
Share Anderson Hospital Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support
Barb Donahue | pregnancyloss_support@andersonhospital.org
6800 State Route 162, Maryville, IL

NAPERVILLE, IL
Share Group of Edward-Elmhurst Health
c/o Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington, Naperville, IL
Susan Villa | 630-527-3740 | susan.villa@eehealth.org
**Edward Hospital Support group meets in the Heart Hospital Conference Room (near the North entrance of the building) twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday 7:15-9:15pm. Sharing Hope meets on the fourth Tuesday at the same time. All groups are held on the third floor in our Education Center.
**Edward-Elmhurst community support group meets on the first Tuesday of each month. The meetings will take place at Elmhurst Hospital in the Birch Room from 7-9pm. The Birch Room is located on the lower level of the main hospital. The address for the hospital is 133 E Brush Hill, Elmhurst, IL 60126.

QUINCY, IL
Share at Blessing Hospital
Blessing Hospital, PO Box 7005, Quincy, IL
Holly Woodruff | Hollly.woodruff@blessinghealthsystem.org
Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7pm at Blessing Hospital (11th and Broadway, Quincy IL), in the Blessing Hospital Chapel, located across “A” elevators.

RAPIDS CITY, IL
Share Quad Cities
Chalyn Fornero-Green | 309 – 373-2568
PO Box 188, Davenport, IA
Group meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30pm at Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E Rusholme Street, Davenport, IA

RIDGEWAY, IL
Heaven’s Babies Share Chapter
Emily York | emily.m.york@gmail.com
Contact Emily for further information.

SPRINGFIELD, IL
Share Support Group at St. John’s Hospital
St. John’s Hospital, 800 E Carpenter
Stacie Reichensperger | stacie.reichensperger@hshs.org
Group meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm at the St. Clair Annex by the chapel on the 2nd floor.

SPRINGFIELD, IL
Springfield Clinic Share Chapter
Springfield Clinic, 900 N. 1st, Springfield, IL 62702
Stephanie Ritter | sritter@springfieldclinic.com

WINFIELD, IL
Share at Central DuPage
Lisa Sullivan | Lisa.Sullivan@nm.org
Group meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 7:00pm at Central DuPage Hospital – Bed Tower, 25 N. Winfield Road, Winfield, IL 60190


The National Share office hosts weekly online group chats that are free of charge to our families.
• The online Pregnancy Loss Group (for the loss of baby through miscarriage, still birth or in the first weeks of life) meets every Tuesday from 7:00pm-9:00pm CST.
• The 3rd week is dedicated to Pregnancy After Loss (for those pregnant after a loss or trying to become pregnant).
To connect to the group meeting, go to our website at: https://nationalshare.org/online-support/

The Share office also maintains an active presence on Facebook, with three support groups and Share’s National page. The support groups are closed groups to protect privacy and require approval prior to posting within the page. The National Share page is a public page and posts current information regarding events, pertinent articles, chapter updates, and videos from bereaved families.
Share Bereaved Families Peer Support (Closed)
Share Pregnancy After Loss Support (Closed)
Share Español: Esperanza for Spanish Speaking Families (Closed)
Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc. (Public)

To join any of these groups go to: https://www.facebook.com/NationalShare/groups


PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT RESOURCE AND SUPPORT GROUP LIST

BARRINGTON, IL
Bridget’s Cradles and RTS
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Community Health Room
450 W Hwy 22, Barrington, IL 60010
847 – 381-9800+-

CARBONDALE, IL
ILAC (I Lost A Child)
Inpatient bereavement program at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. We support families whose baby has died at any time during the pregnancy or in infancy and provide information for ‘after discharge’ support groups.
sih.net

CHICAGO, IL
Partners in Caring
Rush University
Kimberly Sangster | 312-947-8834 | kimberly_l_sangster@rush.edu
Call for group information.

CHICAGO, IL
Alliance of Perinatal Bereavement Supp.
Kim Sangster c/o Rush-Pres.-St. Luke’s Med. Center
1653 Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612
312-947-8834 | sangster@rush.edu

ELK GROVE VILLAGE
Northwest Suburban Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group
Jill Kottmeier | 847 – 618-8415 | jkottmeier@nch.org
Call/email for meeting information.

GENEVA, IL
Footprints – Six week closed session.
Fox Valley Hands of Hope, 200 Whitfield Drive, Geneva, IL 60134
FVHH.net | 630-232-2233 ext. 1230 | emeeks@FVHH.net
Additional support services also available

HERRIN, IL
Hannah’s Ministry
Southern Illinois Worship Center, 124 Lou Ann Drive, Herrin, IL 62948
Kitty Cavinder by text 618-967-1866 | mkcavinder@gmail.com
Text or email for meeting information.

HINSDALE, IL
Still Missed
135 N. Oak Street, Hinsdale, IL 60521
630 – 856-4497 | StillMissed@AMITAhealth.org | www.keepingyouwell.com
Call for information on support group meetings.

LAKE ZURICH, IL
Forever In Our Hearts
St Francis DeSales Church, 135 S Buesching Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
847-726-4723 | 847-438-6622
Call for more information/support.

LISLE, IL
SIDS of Illinois, Inc
6010 Route 53, Suite A, Lisle, IL 60532
800 – 432-7437 | 630 – 541-3901

OAK LAWN, IL
Caring Connections Support Group
Geanette Barry | 708-684-1146 | geanette.barry@advocatehealth.com
Advocate Christ Medical Center, 440 West 95th Street, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Call for information on support groups.

ORLAND PARK
Coffee & Comfort – National Office
Diane Wendt | 708 – 560-3801 | 708 – 532-4900
Orland Park Christian Reformed Church, 7500 W. Sycamore Drive, Orland Park, IL 60462
Call for information on support group meetings.

MT. PROSPECT
M.I.S.S
Jeanne Jordan | 847-217-1548 | Jeannie.Jordan@missfoundation.org
2nd Thursday of the Month from 7-9 PM
Meets at Saint Raymond 301 S. I Oka Ave.

SCHAUMBURG, IL
MEND
St. Peters Lutheran Church, 202 E Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194
847-885-3350 | saraann@mend.org
Call for group meeting information.

SPRINGFIELD, IL
SIDS/Infant Mortality Program
Kenya McRae c/o IL Dept of Public Health, Office of Women’s Health
217 – 557-2931