Atlanta, GA 30329
Kate’s Club serves children and teenagers, ages 5-18, who have lost a parent, sibling or primary caregiver to death. Kate’s Club offers social and therapeutic programming designed specifically for grieving children and their families. For parents of grieving children, explore the Kate’s Club Tool Kit here.
Hope For Grieving Children Georgia
Roswell, GA 30075
Contact: Dr. Doyle Hamilton
Hope for Grieving Children provides children, ages 4-18, a supportive and understanding peer group setting that encourages expression of the grief experience verbally and through creative, positive play outlets. This program offers a unique opportunity for children to begin and continue their journey as they move through the healing process. It also extends supportive services to family, caregivers, schools and the community.
The LINK Counseling Center and The House Next Door
Cobb County – (770) 541-1114
Child and Teen Grief Support – two Locations (Sandy Springs and Cobb County).
The House Next Door provides support groups for children and teens that have experienced a death of a loved one, as well as other life challenges. Groups are led by professional counselors and supported by volunteers.
Carry On Youth, Inc.
An organization that provides mentoring and recreational service to youth in Gwinnett, Hall, Barrow, and Jackson Counties who have lost a parent. Their services include an annual memorial tree planting, donating clothing and household items to grieving families in need, and monthly recreational events for kids/teens and their families to meet others who are grieving the death of a parent. All programs are at no cost to the families.
The mission of CHRIS 180 (formerly CHRIS Kids) is to heal children, strengthen families, and build community through mental health counseling, training, providing safe housing, and real-world skill building.
Sesame Street Online
This website is targeted to parent loss and is especially suited for young kids, ages 2-5 and provides materials for grieving families, including written materials, storybooks, and video clips.
An hour-long video (When Families Grieve) featuring Katie Couric, Sesame Street characters and clips from bereaved families is available HERE – excellent for older kids.
The Dougy Center
Excellent online resources for grieving children, teens, young adults and families.
Grief information and online support for children and their families