Grief

Brooke’s Place – At Brooke’s Place, children learn to honor and cherish the loved ones that they carry in their heart. Through peer support groups and therapy services (individual/family counseling), children learn they are not alone. Together, they learn to recognize, express and embrace their thoughts, questions and feelings about grief and loss.

Camp Erin – Camp Erin Indy is a free, weekend bereavement camp for children and teens ages 6‐17 who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It is a fun, traditional camp combined with grief education, peer bonding, and emotional support led by grief support professionals and trained volunteers. Camp Erin Indy is part of The Moyer Foundation’s national Camp Erin program.

Children’s Grief Awareness Day – Mission: To help grieving children feel less alone and more supported through changing the culture surrounding children and grief. Children’s Grief Awareness Day is observed every year on the third Thursday in November (the Thursday before the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving).  For more information and resources check out their website.

Franciscan Health – Support groups for grieving children and adults. Groups meet on a rotational basis. 2019 Support Group Flyer – DRAFT 3 (2) 2019 Teen grief mailer (2)  2019 Caterpillar_Kids mailer (1)

National Alliance for Grieving Children – The National Alliance for Grieving Children promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them.

SLAP’D (Surviving Life After a Parent Dies) – The Donald C. Liu SLAP’D Foundation (SLAP’D) currently has an application pending for 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. Our organization provides support and resources to young people who are coping with the death of a parent. This website, slapd.com was created to provide a supportive community where users can discuss what they’re going through during this difficult transition.