• Bereavement Support Services
  • Help for children impacted by trauma and grief
  • Crises Response
  • Grief and Trauma Counseling
  • Help for families struggling with grief


With nationally recognized expertise, the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing is a premier resource for restoring hope and healthy functioning to adults, teens and children who are coping with grief, loss and trauma in the Greater Washington region.

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Celebrating 40 Years!

Minute Monologues

In this Minute Monologue series, hear the voices of our supporters, clients, staff, and leadership.
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40th Anniversary Gala

Guest Speaker Tom Brokaw and Emcee Andrea Mitchell
Guest Speaker Tom Brokaw
Emcee Andrea Mitchell

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Four Seasons Hotel
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In the News

Congratulations to Carol Pensky!

We are SO proud and excited to send out our congratulations to Carol Pensky, longtime board member and supporter of the Wendt Center, who was honored as one of this year’s “Washingtonians of the Year.”
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Children’s Grief Awareness Day

Children’s Grief Awareness Day is designed to help us all become more aware of the needs of grieving children — and of the benefits they obtain through the support of others. Children’s Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity to make sure that grieving children receive the support they need. Click here to learn more»
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