Gaston Hospice

The New Hope Counseling Center for Grief and Loss

The New Hope Counseling Center for Grief and Loss is a service of Gaston Hospice. Services are available to Gaston Hospice family members and any persons in Gaston County and surrounding areas who are coping with grief. These persons may have lost a loved one to any cause of death, whether unexpected or long anticipated; they may be facing a life-limiting illness or may be related to or be friends with someone who is facing a life-limiting illness. Our grief services are available to anyone in the community and include:

  • A free assessment of needs and a plan for assistance
  • Individual counseling for adults and children
  • Family counseling
  • Grief education in the form of classes, seminars and special events
  • Referrals to community resources for needs outside our expertise
  • Butterflies programs for grieving children (scroll down for Butterflies)
  • Grief support groups
  • Special needs grief support groups
  • Grief lending library

Call 704.861.8405 for more information on our services.

Special Programs

Gaston Hospice also hosts special programs to support those experiencing grief and loss. To learn more, please visit