During Hospice & Community Care’s Project HOPE, children are encouraged within a safe and supportive environment to journey through their grief and embrace life. Project HOPE offers structured activities to help children realize they are not alone in their grief experience. These four-evening events are offered free-of-charge to children and teens, ages 5-18, in the community who have suffered the death of a loved one. Participants receive grief education and emotional support from trained professionals and volunteers, in combination with therapeutic art activities.
Project HOPE allows youth to:
Tell their story in a safe environment.
Process grief in healthy ways.
Experience unique opportunities to increase hope & enhance self-esteem.
Meet others facing similar circumstances.
Learn they are not alone.
Build a toolbox of coping skills.
Honor and memorialize loved ones.
Dates: June 8 July 18 June 15 July 25 Each session is from 6- 8 p.m. nightly. Participants may choose to attend any or all of the available sessions. Project HOPE is offered free of charge to all participants. Registration is required. 2017 Project Hope Registration