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


In the News

Path to Recovery: Dismantling Trauma with Michelle Palmer

We are so thankful to Muslim Nannies for this great interview with Wendt Ceneter Executive Director, Michelle Palmer. Path to Recovery: Dismantling Trauma with Michelle Palmer from Wendt Center for Loss and Healing. Posted by Muslim Nannies on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Camp Forget-Me-Not /Camp Erin DC June 29 – July 1, 2018

Camper application is now available for the Wendt Center’s 19th annual grief camp for children and teens, which will take place June 29 – July, 1, 2018.  Click here to access the camper and volunteer applications and more information for campers, families, and volunteers.

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»