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Founded in 1975, Alive Hospice is Middle Tennessee's only provider of not-for-profit, community-based hospice services and comprehensive bereavement counseling. Its mission is to provide loving care to people with life-threatening illnesses, support to their families and service to the community in a spirit of enriching lives. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund 70% of one full time LCSW to provide expert bereavement support services to 95 (70% of a full time LCSW's anticipated 2013 client load) individuals in our community who are grieving the loss of a loved one. 1. 597 of the 663 (90%) individual counseling clients will develop an action plan outlining how they want to better manage their grief based on their functioning. 2. 537 of the 597 (90%) individual counseling clients will accomplish at least one goal outlined in their action plan resulting in an increased ability to manage their grief. 3. 442 of the 597 (74%) individual counseling clients will accomplish at least 60% of the goals outlined in their action plan resulting in an increased ability to manage their grief.