Programs in the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)

Point of Hope Children's Bereavement Services
Capital Caring
703-538-2065
https://www.capitalcaring.org/campaigns/point-of-hope/
Capital Caring offers free one to one grief counseling, in-school grief support clubs, children's grief camps, family bereavement programming and special grief education workshops to anyone in our service area from Prince George's County, MD, DC and Virginia. Please contact Tara Hoit at for more information.

Camp Forget-Me-Not/ Camp Erin DC
WENDT Center and Camp Forget-Me-Not
4201 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 624-0010 x150
http://www.wendtcenter.org/our-services/camp-forget-me-not-camp-erin-dc/

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. Camp Erin is led by grief support professionals and trained volunteers.

 

*NAGC Organizational Member

Programs in Switzerland

Playtherapy Switzerland - Therapie par le jeu Suisse
Avenue de Beaumont 20
Lausanne
1012
0041(0)796589122
www.therapieparlejeu.ch
Private practice offering support for grieving children and adolescents in group or individual setting.10 year experience in bereavment support to children, adolescents and their families.
Support available in Lausanne and Geneva (for détails, please contact the therapist Rosemarie Chopard).Language: French, English, German.

Programs in Canada

ALBERTA

Hospice Calgary*

1245 70 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T3L 2K8  
403-263-4525  
http://www.hospicecalgary.com
Hospice Calgary guides children, teens and families through the grieving process as they face a life-threatening illness and death of a loved one. Our team of professionals provide individual and family counselling, group support, 24 hour end-of-life care, consultation, and community response. We are engaged with teaching, ACSWB "A" credit workshops, and research. We operate two centres of care: Sage Centre and Rosedale Hospice.

ONTARIO

Children and Youth Grief Network (CANADA)*
www.childrenandyouthgriefnetwork.com

The Children and Youth Grief Network is a website that aims to connect professionals and families to organizations, services and resources that benefit children and youth who are grieving a death.

Heart House Hospice: HUUG (Help Us Understand Grief) Program (ONTARIO)*

1-855 Matheson Blvd. East
Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4L6
Canada
(905) 712-8119
https://hearthousehospice.com/how-we-help/support-for-children/help-us-understand-grief/
The Help Us Understand Grief (HUUG) Program provides short term supports and counselling to children, youth, and families living with serious illness, dying, death, and grief. Like all of our services offered at Heart House Hospice, HUUG is available to families at no cost. HUUG also offers monthly events for children, youth and families who are bereaved.

Sessons Centre for Grieving Children*
38 McDonald Street
Barrie, Ontario L4M 1P1
705-721-5437
https://www.grievingchildren.com/
Seasons Centre provides a variety of facilitated peer support groups for children 5 - 24 and their caregivers. Adult groups for parents who have had a spouse/life partner die and parents who have had a child under 24 die. There are also a variety of school programs offered. Community presentations on grief. College/University Placements.

Camp Erin Eastern Ontario
Carefor Health & Community Services
205 Amelia Street, Suite 100
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3
(613) 932-3451
https://www.carefor.ca/?action=show&lid=MPJNT-B65CF-BX7X6&desc=Camp-Erin-Eastern-Ontario
Camp Erin 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.

The Lighthouse for Grieving Children                             
2522 Rebecca Street
Oakville, Ontario L6L6N8
Canada
(905)337-2333
www.grievingchildrenlighthouse.org
Peer bereavement support groups for children, teens and their caregivers, consultation and training related to children's grief.


TORONTO

Dr Jay Children's Grief Centre*

250 Davisville Ave Suite 405
Toronto, ON M4S 1H2
(416) 360-1111
https://drjaychildrensgriefcentre.ca/

We care for, support and educate grieving children, youth and their families around death and dying while building strength, resilience and hope. We provide one-one counselling, family support nights, Camp Erin Toronto, a youth and LIT program, teaching and research.

Boundaries: Former cities of Toronto, Scarborough and Etobicoke
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Eligibility:Children up to 21 years who have a terminal diagnosis or are in palliative care * children who have a parent/caregiver, sibling or immediate family member with a terminal diagnosis, in palliative care or who is deceased * also their parents/caregivers

Services: Pediatric palliative care, grief and bereavement counselling, and psychosocial support
* parent/caregiver support
* Camp Erin Toronto -- bereavement camp for children and youth 6-17 years
* youth programs -- for bereaved youth 13-18 years, including individual counselling, support groups, peer support
* Leaders in Training (LIT) -- leadership and mentorship skills development
* education and clinical consultation for health care professionals, children's mental health providers, and boards of education
* conferences and webinars

How to apply: Call, email or visit website * self or professional referrals -- referral form available online
Languages: English
Fees:None
Physical access: Wheelchair accessible main entrance, including ramp
Legal status: Non Profit
Please note, as our website says- We are currently providing virtual online services during this time.



QUEBEC

Camp - Loss & Found*
Myra's Kids Foundation
8255 Mountain Sights, Suite 210
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
(438) 346-7989
https://myraskids.ca/
At Myra’s Kids Foundation (MKF), our mission is to provide a safe place for children to honour and understand how they may be impacted by the loss of a loved one. To this end, we offer a free, non-denominational bereavement camp for children and teenagers, ages 6 to 17, who are grieving a significant death. We provide a traditional, fun, and high-energy camp experience, combined with grief education and emotional support. MKF also offers free monthly support groups for families along with psycho-social support.

*NAGC Member

Programs in Wisconsin

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center/Grief Relief *
1161 W. Johnson St
Fond du Lac, WI  54937
(920) 907-3940
http://www.agnesian.com  (Link for: Grief Relief Program)
Grief Relief is a peer support group for grieving children and families. Grief Relief provides support for children, teens, and their families following the death of a partent, primary caregiver, sibling, family member or friend through peer support groups, training and education. Grief Relief has individual groups according to age starting at 4 yrs - 16 yrs.

Marian University of Fond du Lac*
45 S. National Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 923-8952
http://www.marianuniversity.edu

Mourning Cloak*
120 W. Dodge St.
Port Washington, WI 53074
(414) 704-7640
http://www.mourningcloak.org

Generations*
Unity Hospice and Palliative Care

2366 Oak Ridge Circle
De Pere, WI 54115-9207
(920) 338-1111
http://unityhospice.org
Generations is a grief support group designed to provide grieving families with children and teens ages 4 -18 a safe place to explore and share their grief experience. Dinner is served each evening at no charge. Activities are tailored to age specific groups for children and teens, while concurrently parents and guardians meet and share their own grief experience. Generations is held on the second and fourth Thursday of the month during the school year from 5:30 - 7:15 p.m. in the Green Bay Area. In the summer months, Generations is held on the second Thursday from 5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Registration is required. To register, please call 800-990-9249 to speak with a Grief Counselor.

Agrace Grief Support Center 
2906 Marketplace Drive 
Fitchburg, WI 53719
(608) 327-7110
Agrace.org/griefcenter

Camp HOPE
301 Florence Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54482
(715) 341-0076
http://camphopeforkids.org

Care Connection - Community Memorial Hospital
W180 N8085 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53052-0408
(262) 251-1001
http://communitymemorial.com

Center for Grieving Children- Fox Valley
160 S. Badger Street
Appleton, WI 54914
(920) 750-5839
http://www.cgcfoxvalley.org

Children and Teen Grief Support Network
Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh
P.O. Box 411 501 E. Parkway
Oshkosh, WI
(920) 233-1414
http://bgcosh.org/services/grief-support/
Children’s Grief Support Network is a program at the Club that provides compassionate care to kids, teens, and families in Oshkosh who have experienced a loss through education and peer group support sessions.

Healing Hearts of Waukesha County
121 Wisconsin Ave
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
(262)751-0874
https://www.healingheartsofwaukeshaco.org/
HHWC provides peer-to-peer grief support for children, teens and adults who are grieving the loss of loved ones due to death, divorce, abandonment, separation, military deployment, incarceration, deportation and other life altering events. All grief support services are provided at no cost to participants.

Hope's House
DePere, WI 54115
https://www.hopeshousewi.com/
Twice a month FREE peer to peer support group for grieving kids ages 4-18. 1st and 3rd Monday of every month from 6-7:30PM at the DePere, WI Kress Library. You will be welcomed by a therapy dog or two. After an opening circle our groups break into three smaller groups based on age. Hope's House also has an area for adults to gather. We work through coping skills, grief work, self esteem and self care, along with some art therapy activities. We are accepting new families everyday. Visit our website for more information or email us at

Kids, Teens "n" Grief
Beloit Regional Hospice

655 Third Street, Suite 200
Beloit, WI 53511
(608) 363-7421
www.beloitregionahospice.com

Kyle's Korner
7106 W. North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 777-1585
http://kyleskorner.org

My Good Mourning Place
4005 W. Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 643-5675

Project GG: Good Grief
Hospice Angels Foundation, Inc.

Participating Cities: Milwaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Fond Du Lac & Green Bay
Wisconsin
(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.   

St. Luke's Hospital
2900 W. Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 649-6634


(* NAGC Organizational Member)