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Illinois Grief Centers
Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center
122 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
When faced with the loss of a loved one, children need a safe, non-judgmental place to turn to for immediate and ongoing support, counseling, and therapy. Since 1976, Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center has been that place for children in the Chicago area.
Center for Grief Recovery & Therapeutic Services
1263 W Loyola
Chicago, IL 60626
The Center’s mission is to empower individuals to heal themselves and enrich their lives.
Good Mourning Children’s Program
1550 Bishop Court
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
For nearly a quarter century, Good Mourning has been the longest-running and most comprehensive bereavement support program for children and their families in the entire Chicagoland area. Good Mourning has served thousands of children with a proven formula of group interaction alongside family and parent/guardian support.
Heartlinks Grief Center
5110 West Main
Belleville, IL 62226
Heartlinks provides a variety of services to children, teens, families and adults who are trying to manage the serious illness or death of someone they love. Heartlinks is the only provider of ongoing grief support services for children and teens in the community.
Rainbows for All Children
1007 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201
Rainbows’ programs help children who are grieving the loss of a parent or guardian due to death, divorce, deployment, or trauma. Rainbows’ trained facilitators, using age-appropriate curriculum, establish peer support groups in schools, faith-based organizations, or community centers.
Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation
The Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides support and assistance to children ages 7-17 whose parent, legal guardian, or sibling fell victim to homicide.
131 N County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Wellness House offers several different bereavement support opportunities to participants as well as members of the community at large who have lost a loved one to cancer.
Our House Grief Support Center
21860 Burbank Boulevard
Woodland, CA 91367
The OUR HOUSE mission is to provide the community with grief support services, education, resources, and hope. For twenty-one years, OUR HOUSE has helped thousands of grieving children, teens, and adults as they embark upon their journeys to hope and healing.