Ann Arbor & Lansing
Ele’s Place www.elesplace.org
Weekly peer support group programs for children and their parents or guardians who are coping with the death or life-threatening illness of a parent, sibling, or other close family member or friend.
Safe Harbor www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com
The Walk With Me grief group is open to adults who have suffered the loss of a loved one by death. The group is facilitated by trained grief counselors and meets for six sessions seasonally.
SandCastles Grief Support Program/ Camp Erin www.HenryFord.com/SandCastles
SandCastles is a grief support program for children from ages 3-18 and their families, meeting twice a month in Clinton Township, Detroit, Downriver, Livonia, Rochester, St. Clair Shores, Southfield and West Bloomfield. Camp Erin Detroit is a bereavement camp for children and teens who have experienced the death of someone close to them.
Open Arms: A Grieving Children’s Program www.stjohn.org/openarms
Weekly support groups for illness, accident, and suicide. Meal and transportation available for children and their parents. Camp “Good Grief,” a five-week day camp for children ages 7-14, is available.
Youth grief and loss counseling program for children and teens from the Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.
The Children’s Grief Center of the Great Lakes Bay Region http://www.childrensgriefglbr.org
The Children’s Grief Center offers peer support for children, teens, and their families following a death.
New Hope for KIDZ and TEENS www.newhopecenter.net
A Christian-based bereavement center that provides support groups, seminars, and individual counseling for children, teens, and adults.
Camp Live, Laugh, Love www.camplivelaugh.org
A weekend summer camp for grieving children ages 8-13. Free to any child in the state of Michigan, with a focus on children from Central Michigan and northward.
Lory’s Place www.lorysplace.org
Grief groups for children and teens of all ages.
Upper Peninsula Childrens Bereavement Network and Camp STAR www.UPCampSTAR.org
Offering monthly events for children and families who have experienced the death of a loved one. The Upper Peninsula Children’s Bereavement Network also puts on Camp STAR (Sharing Together and Remembering), a weekend long grief camp for kids 8-16 who have experienced the death of a loved one.