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


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

We would to thank our special guests, our staff and each of you for helping to make the 40th Year milestone such a memorable occasion!
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SAVE THE DATE - for the 2016 Annual Benefit
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Four Seasons Hotel

In the News

Voices of Now 2016

The 2016 Voices of Now season is underway. Arena Stage and the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing are collaborating once again to create an ensemble for grieving teenagers (13-19).
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Wendt Center Honored on Capitol Hill

The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing was honored on Capitol Hill as part of the DC Crisis Response Team by the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus for its work in the aftermath of the Navy Yard shootings.
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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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