• 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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Hear Our Voices

Minute Monologues

In this Minute Monologue series, hear the voices of our supporters, clients, staff, and leadership.
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2016 Annual Benefit

Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported and joined us for our 41st Annual Benefit. It was a resounding success!

Emcee: David Gregory
Speakers include very special clients to share their stories:
• Jennifer Camel Toueg
• John DeDakis

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In the News

November is National Children’s Grief Awareness Month

November is National Children’s Grief Awareness Month. The Wendt Center has always been committed to educating and supporting grieving children and teens, caregivers, educators, coaches, clergy – anyone and everyone who might touch a child’s life and make a difference. We have always valued and honored the voices and experiences of grieving children and teens.… read more»

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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