Programs and services

Grief counseling

Short term individual grief counseling for adults

Grief support groups

Explore our six support groups offered by Children's Wisconsin and register for one or many.

Infant and Child Loss Support Group

A support group for parents that have experienced the death of an infant or child. This group is offered year-round on the third Monday of the month from 6:30 - 8:00pm. This group meets both virtually and in-person.

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S.O.U.L. Young Adult Support Group

A support group for young adults, aged 19-29, who have experienced a death. This group is offered year round on the second Wednesday of the month from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. This group meets both virtually and in-person.

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Grief Haven

A support group for children/teens ages 5 – 18 and their adults/caregivers. Participants engage in age-specific activities and discussions to process and express their grief while connecting with other who get it. They also receive grief education, positive strategies, and life-long tools. This group meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the fall and spring.

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Grief Expressions

A support group for teens and adults to creatively process their grief using music, art, photography, and journaling. This group meets for 8 sessions on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the fall and spring.

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Equine Grief Explorers

A grief support group, in partnership with H.A.W.S. Schallock Center for Animals, for teens (aged 13-19) that uses un-mounted equine-assisted activities to help process one’s grief. This group meets for six consecutive Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30 pm in the fall and spring.

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Facebook Grief Resource Group

This is a private Facebook group for parents and guardians of children who have died. To join the Facebook group, please search for “Children’s Wisconsin Grief Resource Group” on Facebook and ask to be a friend.

Join our Facebook grief support group

Grief programs


Throughout the year, workshops are offered for both adults and children. These workshops can help families and individuals understand the grief process, manage the effects of grief, and offer support during the healing process.  

Contact us to learn more

Text for hope program

The text for hope program sends a grief-related text to the participant's smart phone, once a week, for a year. The texts consist of quotes, practical tips or resources to support the bereaved during their grief journey.

Register to receive texts today

Grief camps

Camp Oak Leaf

Camp Oak Leaf provides a balance of fun activities (sports, games, art, etc.) with grief education & projects that are age appropriate for each member of the family. Families will have the opportunity to have the camp experience, while having access to modern comforts.

Camp Redwood

All family members, infant through adult, who experienced any significant death are invited to attend this overnight camp. Camp Redwood provides a balance of fun activities with grief education and projects that are age appropriate. This camp takes place at the beginning of the summer.

Camp Tamarack

Camp Tamarack is a one week summer day camp for children 7 to 12 years old who are grieving a death. This is a chance for children to share similar experiences, explore feelings, and learn coping skills in a group setting, as well as have fun participating in camp activities.

Equine Grief Explorers

This two-day summer day camp, is a beautiful partnership that joins the powerful impact of un-mounted equine assisted learning with the healing benefits of a grief support group, geared specifically for kids ages 9-12. Maximum group size is ten; first come, first served basis.

Community partner program

Infant/Child Loss Support Group Menasha/Fox Valley

An ongoing support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child (ages 0-18 years old). The group is held at the Center for Grieving Children in Menasha.

Second and/or fourth Tuesdays of the month
(except during June, July and August)

Center for Grieving Children Menasha/Fox Valley

For children/teens ages 3-18. Provides age specific groups to support the whole family. Children/teens participate in activities that encourage discussion and the expression of
their grief.

Tuesday evenings

For any specific questions or to learn more about this program and resources, please call: (920) 750-5839 or email: