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


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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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!

What: Wendt Center's 2017 Annual Benefit
When: October 11, 2017
Where: Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown

Emcee: David Gregory
Special Guest Speaker: Sheryl Sandberg


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