Ohio Grief Center Directory

Below is a list of grief centers in Ohio. To see listings in other states, return to the Grief Center Directory.
For help with making important decisions regarding grief and bereavement centers, visit Choosing a Grief Center.

Ohio Grief Centers

 

Bereaved Parents of the USA

330-770-2686
PO Box 4464
Youngstown, OH 44515
www.ytownbpusa.org

The Mahnoning County – Youngstown, Ohio Chapter of The Bereaved Parents of the USA (BPUSA) is a self-help support organization. All members are parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts or uncles, who are grieving the death of a child.

 

Camp Bearable

800-417-7535
1350 N Broadway Street
Greenville, OH 45331
www.stateoftheheartcare.org
Contact: [email protected]

The camp, for kids ages 6-15, is held annually at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein, Ohio. The camp is a safe environment where children are surrounded by other kids who are experiencing the same feelings they have. Games and fun activities are mixed with dialogue about feelings of loss and grief, and each child is paired with a specially trained adult “buddy.”


Camp Courageous

937-573-2100
550 Summit Avenue
Troy, OH 45373
www.hospiceofmiamicounty.org

Camp Courageous is a week-long day camp sponsored by Generations of Life, a service of Hospice of Miami County. This camp is designed for grieving children/teens in the greater Miami County area who will enter grades K-12 in the fall. Children/teens experience traditional camp activities and recreation along with bereavement education and activities geared to help them process their grief.

Camp Good Grief

330-227-3633
6996 Millrock Road
Rogers, OH 44455
www.campfrederickohio.com

Good Grief is designed for youth ages 8-15 that have experienced the loss of a loved one and is provided at no cost to the youth or their families.


Cornerstone of Hope

216-524-4673
5906 Brecksville Road
Independence, OH 44131
www.cornerstoneofhope.org

Cornerstone of Hope is dedicated to providing support, education, and hope for the grieving.

Donna’s Village

419-460-3122
611 Woodville Road
Toledo, OH 43605
www.donnasvillagetoledo.com

Donna’s Village is a program for children, teens, and adults who are grieving a significant death.


Fernside

513-246-9140
4360 Cooper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242
www.fernside.org

Fernside, established in 1986, as the nation’s second oldest children’s grief center, remains today a national leader in providing grief support services and outreach and education to the community and families.

Good Grief of Northwest Ohio

419-360-4939
7015 Spring Meadows Drive West
Holland, OH 43528
www.goodgriefnwo.org
Contact: [email protected]

Grief support sessions provide age-appropriate, peer groups led by trained facilitators who encourage children, teens, and young adults ages 4-19 to express their thoughts and feelings through music, play, art, journal writing, and other activities.


Joel’s Place for Children

440-248-4412
PO Box 180
Avon, OH 44011
www.joelsplaceforchildren.org

Joel’s Place is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, free-of-charge bereavement center offering multiple grief support services for children in their grief journey. Joel’s Place was founded and operates on the belief that it is helpful and healing for grieving children and their families to share their stories, memories, experiences, thoughts, and feelings with other grieving children.

Kelly’s Grief Center

330-593-5959
135 East Erie Street, Suite 302
Kent, OH 44240
www.kellysgriefcenter.org

Kelly’s Grief Center is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) that was founded in 2009 to provide support and counseling by licensed clinical counselors for adults, teens and children grieving the loss of a loved one.  Kelly’s is committed to making sure help will be immediate, accessible and of the highest professional quality.


 

Mended Hearts of Central Ohio

614-580-1561
7774 Brandonway Drive
Dublin, OH 43017
www.mendedheartscentralohio.org

Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization offering the gift of hope to heart patients, their families and caregivers for 60 years.   With 18,000 members in 300 community-based chapters across the U.S., chapters partner with more than 450 hospitals and cardiac care facilities in providing comfort and support services.

Oak Tree Corner, Inc.

937-285-0199
2312 Far Hills Avenue
PMB 108
Dayton, OH 45419
www.oaktreecorner.org

The Oak Tree Corner provides a safe and caring community where children and teens from the greater Dayton area can learn to deal with the grief from the death of someone important. They can communicate with their peers about the experience and can develop inner strength for healthy living through guidance and support.

 


The GriefCare Place

330-686-1750
4499 Darrow Road
Stow, OH 44224
www.thegriefcareplace.org

The center serves individuals of all ages, offers a home-like atmosphere and is a non-denominational faith based organization where those of strong faith or those of none can come comfortably.