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

PO Box 4464
Youngstown, OH 44515

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

1350 N Broadway Street
Greenville, OH 45331
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

550 Summit Avenue
Troy, OH 45373

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

6996 Millrock Road
Rogers, OH 44455

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

5906 Brecksville Road
Independence, OH 44131

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

Donna’s Village

611 Woodville Road
Toledo, OH 43605

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


4360 Cooper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242

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

7015 Spring Meadows Drive West
Holland, OH 43528
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

PO Box 180
Avon, OH 44011

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

135 East Erie Street, Suite 302
Kent, OH 44240

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

7774 Brandonway Drive
Dublin, OH 43017

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.

2312 Far Hills Avenue
PMB 108
Dayton, OH 45419

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

4499 Darrow Road
Stow, OH 44224

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.