Save the dates! Camp-Forget-Me-Not/Camp Erin DC will take place June 23-25, 2017. Camp is a free, three-day sleep-away grief camp for Washington, DC area children and youth ages 7-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Love, laughter, learning and leisure are the needs of all children, especially those who have recently experienced… read more»
Michelle Palmer, Wendt Center’s Executive Director, recently published her article, “Understanding and Supporting Grieving Adolescents and Young Adults,” in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. What are the ways grief commonly presents itself in youth and young adults and how can caregivers provide age-appropriate support? Researching and teaching about the impact of grief is vital to… read more»
The Wendt Center in partnership with Arena Stage is entering its 5th season of the Voices of Now Program. This phenomenal program invites young people (12-18) who have experienced a death-related loss to come together under the leadership of Arena Stage’s artistic team and a Wendt Center therapist. Ensemble members work together to share their… read more»
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»
Check out some highlights from our Annual Benefit.