Programs in Missouri
Annie’s Hope – The Center for Grieving Kids*
1333 W. Lockwood, Suite 104
St. Louis, MO 63122
Annie's Hope is a community based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive support services for children, teens and their families who are grieving a death. It is our goal to be the "go to" bereavement center focused solely on providing the most comprehensive services to meet the needs of grieving children, adolescents and their families in the greater St. Louis region.
1935 Belt Way Dr.
St. Louis MO 631114
BJC Hospice is part of a non-profit healthcare system and as part of its commitment to serving the community, BJC Hospice offers a number of grief support programs with no fee for participants. Labyrinth is a one day teen grief retreat held in the spring and Stepping Stones is a weekend grief camp for kids ages 6-12 held each year in August. Wings on Wheels (WOW) is a mobile expressive arts therapy program which supports families, friends, school groups, spiritual communities, and other groups impacted by illness or loss.
Columbia, MO 65201
Kate's Heart provides grief care packs including books, activities, and comfort items for children 0-18 years old who have lost a loved one. Our packs are intended to help children process their grief through the use of books and guided activities with the support of a family member or other caregiver. Packs can be provided to families, agencies, teachers, counselors/social workers, and hospitals.
320 North Forsyth
St. Louis, MO 63105
Kids' Clubhouse is a non-profit center for children and teens, 4-18 years old, and their families who are coping with the death of a loved one. We offer eight session support groups in the Fall and Winter. We also offer on-site grief support groups at schools in the greater St. Louis area. Additional community services include educational presentations on bereavement and grief processes, as well as consultation for schools and other community groups.
Lost & Found Grief Center*
1555 S Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65804
Lost & Found Grief Center offers therapeutic grief support groups at no cost for the individual or family. We serve individuals aged 4-99 grieving the death of a parent, primary caregiver, spouse, sibling, or child. While the kids meet with their peers, parent groups meet concurrently so we can address the entire family dynamic. The support groups are coordinated and supervised by a group coordinator with a Masters Degree in counseling or social work and are assisted by trained volunteer facilitators. Groups meet twice a month for 90 minutes each.
Central Missouri Hospice
2505 Mission Drive, Suite 320
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
Camp Courage is a free day camp for children aged 6-12 who have lost a loved one. Through the camp, children will find new ways to identify and express their grief through a variety of activities, including making memory boxes, reading, releasing butterflies and more. It is staffed by professionals and trained volunteers and each child who attends is assigned a Buddy for the day. The Buddy provides companionship, support and supervision for the entire day. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to attend the adult support group in the morning.
Healing Hearts Grief Support, Inc.
301 Sovereign Ct. Suite #110
Ballwin, MO 63011
KAPstone House Inc.
2004 S. Joplin
Joplin, MO 64801
Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care
Solace House, Camp Erin, Camp Carousel
1500 Meadow Lake Parkway Parkway, Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64114
8012 State Line Road, Suite 202
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Solace House is a grief counseling center that supports children, individuals and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one, whether anticipated, or sudden and unexpected. Read more about Solace House.
Camp Erin is a free, weekend bereavement camp for youth who are grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6 to 17 attend a weekend camp experience that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities. Learn more about Camp Erin and how to apply
Camp Carousel is a weekend retreat for grieving families with school-aged children and teens. It is open to the community. Learn more about Camp Carousel and how to apply.
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 N. Ballas Road
Saint Louis, MO 63131
St. Louis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program
One Children's Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
(* NAGC Member)