Programs in Michigan

The Children's Grief Center of the Great Lakes Bay Region*
P.O. Box 2763
Midland, MI 48641-2763
(989)495-9335
http://www.childrensgriefglbr.org
We offer peer support grief groups for children, teens and their families grieving a death. We are trained by, and modeled after the Dougy Center. We started our first groups in September 2014 and we meet the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month throughout the school year. We have an adult group that meets concurrently for caregivers of kids in our groups. We offer our services at no charge and rely upon the generosity of individuals, businesses, Professional organizations and local grants and foundations to fund our services.

Ele's Place*
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
(517) 482-1315
http://www.elesplace.org

Ele's Place*
1582 Eisenhower Place
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 929-6640
http://www.elesplace.org

Ele's Place*
2000 Michigan Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 301-1605
http://www.elesplace.org

Ele's Place is a nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children and their families. Through peer support group programs, Ele's Place helps children to cope with the death of a parent, sibling or other close family member or friend.
 Three branch locations support families throughout the Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Lansing areas and beyond

Gabby's Ladder, Inc.*
431 East Elm Avenue
Monroe, MI 48162
734-242-8773
http://www.gabbysladder.org

Gabby’s Ladder provides guiding steps and loving support in a safe place to grieving children, teens, adults and families as they move through grief and find their way to healing.  Gabby’s Ladder extends grief education and support services to schools, churches and the community.

Gilda's Club Grand Rapids*
1806 Bridge Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8300
http://www.gildasclubgr.org
We provide professionally led grief support for children who have experienced any type of death and for their supportive adults.


Hospice Angels Foundation*
401 Center Ave. Suite 150   
Bay City    MI 48708   
(989) 891-2231
http://www.hospiceangels.org
We provide grief support services to children who have experienced the loss of a loved one. We work with hospice, schools, and churches to seek referrals of those in need. Our 'Comfort Kit' contains a stuffed penguin, a comfort blanket, and an age appropriate book on grief.

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan*
222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100    
Kalamazoo, MI 49007    
(269) 345-0273        
http://www.hospiceswmi.org
Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan offers grief support to our community, free of charge. Journeys: A Path to Healing, is a an open-ended peer support for grieving children and teens. 

Lory's Place*
445 Upton Drive
St. Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 983-2707
http://lorysplace.org
Lory's Place is a family service center whose mission is to provide peer support group services for grieving children and their families. The Center is a focal point for raising awareness and supporting the needs of children and adults who grieve.  Lory's Place provides a safe, comforting atmosphere in which grief healing can take place following the death of a family member or important friend.

Michael's Place*
1212 Veterans Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 947-6453
http://www.mymichaelsplace.net
Michael's Place provides grief support services to children, teens, adults, and families following the death of a loved one.  The organization works in the regional community and beyond to provide training and presentations on children's grief, how to help those who are grieving, grief in the workplace, and school grief crisis.

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
1 Ford Place, 4A
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 874-6881
http://www.aboutsandcastles.org
SandCastles Grief Support Program serves grieving children, teens and families in an open-ended support group program at eight sites across Southeast Michigan.  Year round groups offer families a place to share, cope and heal with peers.  SandCastles also offers school based groups in the Detroit metropolitan area.  Camp Erin Detroit serves children annually each August.  Grief  education and training is offered year round to the community.

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
Clinton Township, MI 48036
(313) 874-6881

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
Livonia, MI 48150
(313) 874-6881

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
Southfield, MI 48076
(313) 874-6881

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
St. Clair Shores, MI 48082
(313) 874-6881

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
Down River/South Gate, MI 48195
(313) 874-6881

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
Rochester, MI 48309
(313) 874-6881

SandCastles Grief Support Program*
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
(313) 874-6881

SandCastles Camp Erin-Detroit* (annual weekend camp held in August)
Ortonville, MI 
(313) 874-6881

Starlight Ministries, Inc.*
3376 Central Avenue
Hudsonville, MI  49426
(616) 662-1999
http://www.starlightmin.org
Provide Christ-centered peer to peer grief support to children and families. Additional programming is offered for families at our Family Care Center including "Make a Memory" Workshop, Adult Bible Study, exercise classes, teen nights and more. Additionally, we offer off site fun family events to help families create new memories together.

Students of AMF at Central Michigan University*
National Students of AMF Support Network 
1200 South Franklin Street                               
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
(919) 803-6728
http://www.studentsofamf.org

Arbor Circle Corporation
1125 Ball NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
(616) 456-6571
http://www.arborcircle.org

Arbor Hospice
Grief Support Services
19145 Allen Rd, Suite 110
Trenton, MI 48183
(734) 486-4060
http://arborhospice.org

Ashley's Friends
1875 Eager Road
Howell, MI 48855
(517) 546-4440

Barry Community Hospice
450 Meadow Run, Suite 200
Hastings, MI 49058
(269) 948-8452

Camp Good Grief
Hospice Angels Foundation, Inc.
Cass City, MI
Detroit, MI
West Branch, MI
(989) 891-2231
http://hospiceangels.org/camp-good-grief/
Free children’s day camp program

CAMP Live, Laugh, Love
Children's Bereavement Network
PO Box 181
Gaylord, MI  49734
(800) 861-8418
http://www.camplivelaughlove.org

Camp Kangaroo Children's Grief Camp
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Michigan
27355 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071
 (248) 291-2698
www.seasons.org
No charge children's grief camp - occurs annually in the winter. 

For the Kids Foundation
219 Elm Street
Birmingham, MI 48009-6306
(888) 987-5437
http://forthekidsfoundation.org/

Gratiot Area Hospice
300 Warwick Drive
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 466-3214

Hospice of Hillsdale County
124 South Howell Street
Hillsdale, MI 49242
(517) 437-5252
http://hospiceofhillsdalecounty.org

Hospice of Michigan - Grief Support Services
1260 Erhart NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 356-5253
http://www.hom.org

Heartland Hospice
1426 Straits Drive
Bay City, MI 48706
(800) 275-4517

Healing Hearts @ Hospice of Helping Hands, Inc.
335 E. Houghton Avenue
West Branch, MI 48661
(989) 345-4700
http://www.hospiceofhelpinghands.com

Hospice of Hope:  Lutheran Home Care Agency
9710 Junction Road
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
(989) 652-4663
http://lhminc.org

Hospice of Little Traverse Bay Children's Bereavem
34343 M-119, Suite F
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 487-7233
http://www.hospiceltb.org

Hospice of Lenawee
415 Mill Road
Adrian, MI 49221
(800) 578-6559

Hospice of Michigan
2525 Telegraph Road
Bloomfield Hill, MI 48302
(248) 253-2580

The Loft at Hospice of Holland, Inc.
270 Hoover Blvd.
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
http://hollandhospice.org

Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice
166 E. Goodale Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 660-3621

Memorial Healthcare Hospice
1488 N M-52
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 725-2299

Mercy Memorial Hospice of Monroe
725 Monroe Street
Monroe, MI 48162
(734) 240-8940
http://mercymemorial.org

MidMichigan Visiting Nurse Association Hospice
3007 N. Saginaw Road
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 633-1400
http://midmichigan.org/hospice

Mourning Kids / William Beaumont Hospital
44201 Dequindre
Troy, MI 48098-1198
(800)-633-7377
http://beaumonthospital.com

New Hope Center for Grief Support
113 E. Dunlap
Northville, MI 48167
(248) 348-0115
http://newhopecenter.net

Project GG: Good Grief
Hospice Angels Foundation, Inc.
Participating Cities: Bay City, Southfield, Flint, Lansing, Cass City, Northern Mi, West Branch
Michigan
(989)891-2231
http://hospiceangels.org/how-we-help/project-gg/
Provides a comfort package to bereaved children or children facing the death-related loss of a loved one.   

Project HUGG:  Helping Us Grow and Grieve
20506 Hunt Club Drive
Harper Woods, MI 48225

Saint Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospice
907 Fowler Street
Howell, MI 48843
(517) 540-9125
http://www.sjmercyhealth.org/body.cfm?id=168

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group for Children and Teens
Common Ground
1410 S. Telegraph
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
(248) 451-2613
http://www.commongroundhelps.org

Three Rivers Health Hospice
633 S. Erie Street
Three Rivers, MI 49093
(269) 278-6108
http://threerivershealth.org

Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan-Bay
Essexville, MI 48732
(989) 895-4700
http://vnsofmichigan.org

Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan
825 E. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 367-5922

VitalCare Hospice of the Sunrise Shore
1691 M-32 West, Suite 100
Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 358-1156
http://vitalcare.org

Anchors Programs for Children
Hospice of Michigan
400 Mack Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(888) 247-5704
www.hom.org
The Jo Elyn Nayman Anchors Program for Children includes James B. Gahner Pediatric Hospice, Compass Palliative Support for Children, Perinatal Hospice Care, Center for Pediatric Research & Education.
Mary Spicketts, Director            mspicket@hom.org

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