Our “Helping Hearts Heal” program offers peer support that encourages the expression of grief through positive play, art and group discussions. Groups are available at no-cost. Children, ages 3 to 18, who are grieving the loss of a parent, grandparent, sibling or significant person are eligible for our program. Widow/Widowers groups meets monthly and are open to new members. Adam’s House is conveniently located off Rt. 8 making it accessible to most Connecticut residents.
The Cove Center for Grieving Children, Inc.*
Coordinating Office for sites in West Hartford, New Haven, Guilford, Meriden, Stonington, East Hartford and Easton serving Newtown/Fairfield County CT
250 Pomeroy Avenue, Suite 107
Meriden, CT 06450
The Cove provides free peer support group services for grieving children ages 4-18 throughout the state of CT at 7 Cove Family sites, as well as "Good Grief" School Programming, Professional Development Training and Community Outreach. The Cove partners with The Moyer Foundation to provide Camp Erin Connecticut.
Healing HeartsCenter for Grief and Loss
P.O. Box 5099
Westport, Connecticut 06881
Manitou Experience is a one-week summer camp for boys who have experienced a significant death-loss that helps build confidence, encourage laughter, and navigate grief through friendship, teamwork, activities, and the common bond of loss. Our mission is to normalize the grief process and facilitate healthy integration of loss through peer support in a safe and nurturing environment.
A Center for Grieving Children & Families
6 Poquonock Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
Mary's Place provides peer grief support groups for Children ages 3-12 who have experinced the death of a parent or sibling; Teens ages 13-18 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or significant person; and for Young Widows and Widowers. All groups are ongoing and meet throughout the year. All programs are offered at no cost to families. Mary's Place is a resource to the Connecticut and Southwestern Massachusetts community.
New Milford Visiting Nurse & Hospice
68 Park Lane Road
New Milford, CT 06776
A one week bereavement day camp at Saint John's Episcopal Church in New Milford, CT. for children ages 6 - 18 who have lost a significant person in their lives to death.
Safe Place to Grieve Foundation, Inc.
109 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Knowing that digital help is available at anytime, wherever it is needed, at a pace a family is ready for, Melodee Roo & The Wantoks Too! Letters For Grieving Children Like You, is a comforting, educational, inspiring, online series of 12-enhanced e-books that guide children & their families through the grieving process. Letters provide detailed, in-depth steps offering specific techniques through story, comforting songs written by renowned composer, David Friedman, videos and engaging Roo-Tivities to help a child express their feelings and thoughts as they cope with the loss of a loved one. Written and created by Sharon Diaz, LPC, LADC, Marriage & Family Therapist in private practice in CT.
* This organization is a member of the NAGC