Kids Who Care, A Group for Kids
The Kids Who Care program is an peer support group that brings together youth and families with similar death loss experiences to help normalize feelings, share experiences, and connect with other kids who are experiencing similar struggles.
The groups help children process their losses and the accompanying emotions. Our trained staff and volunteers support the children as they use art, activity, and story telling to work through the emotions evoked by their loss. Past projects have included activities focused on how to understand feelings of anger, sadness, and worry and sharing favorite memories of loved ones. For a primer on what grief looks like in children, please read this resource.
Kids Who Care support groups are open-ended and are offered at no cost. Dinner is served during group.
We also serve the parents/guardians with Caregiver groups in English and Spanish at the same time in a separate room.
The Children’s program serves children ages 5-12. For ages 13 and above please see the Teen program.
Sessions are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Christi Center (View Map).
If you or someone you know would benefit from our services, please contact Jocelyn Chamra-Barrera, LMSW at 512-467-2600 or by filling out the form below. Prior to enrolling Kids Who Care, families must schedule an intake interview with our coordinator.
Please see our calendar for up to date scheduling information.
Inquire About the Program
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