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

Minute Monologues

In this Minute Monologue series, hear the voices of our supporters, clients, staff, and leadership.
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Thank you so much for a fantastic evening!

Our most heartfelt gratitude to everyone who made the Wendt Center 42nd Annual Gala the incredible, emotional, and hugely successful event that it was.  We can't wait to see everyone again next year!

Emcee: David Gregory
Special Guest Speaker: Sheryl Sandberg


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Hear Sheryl Sandberg’s Remarks

We know some of our dear friends and close supporters were regrettably unable to join us at our 42nd Annual Benefit this year.  We hope to see you in 2018, but in the meantime, you can watch highlights from Sheryl Sandberg’s keynote remarks below. Organizations like the Wendt Center help people. And people don’t just… read more»

Voices of Now 2018

The Wendt Center is excited to announce our sixth year of collaborating with Arena Stage for the Voices of Now program. We are accepting applications now for this year’s teen grief ensemble! Applicants must be 13-18 years old and have experienced a death-related loss in their lifetime. Applicants participate in weekly sessions (Wednesday nights at… read more»