Grieving Families

We are here as a support to your grieving family. Whether a loved one has been given a terminal illness, your family is grieving the death of a loved one in the last month or you are a year or more into your grief walk - we are here as a support to your family. Our approach is unique in that we believe in helping children grieve through a family centered approach. Our focus is to support all the members of your family together. 


How A Haven Can Support Your Family

In person, via email, or phone support. Topics include:

  • How to talk to your child about an upcoming death or terminal illness

  • What are appropriate signs of grief in children

  • Healthy coping strategies for your children

  • When to seek additional support for your family

  • Ideas for creating a legacy and honoring your loved one's life

What Is Happening Now

New Groups begin in January & February. All groups meet at our center in Exton. You can also register for these groups with the provided link.

Teen Night

Thursday, January 17th 7-830pm. This is a drop off event for teens only.

Sibling Loss Group 630-8pm

Meets on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month.

February 4th & 18th &

March 4th & 18th.

A corresponding caregiver(s) group will also meet during that time.

Parent Loss Group 630-8pm

Meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month.

January 24th

February 14th & 28th

March 14th & 28th

A corresponding caregiver(s) group will also meet during that time.

General Loss Group 630-8pm

Meets on Wednesdays once a month.

This group is intended for any child or teen that has experienced the death of someone they know.

January 30th

February 27th

March 27th

A corresponding caregiver(s) group will also meet during that time.


Community Support

Whether you are a teacher, social worker, nurse or pastor - A Haven is here to support the people who work with children & families in our community.  Contact us if you would like more information on how we can support your leadership team, school, or organization.


Grief Education and Training

We can provide training for your staff and/or volunteers on how to support grieving families, how to talk to children about death and dying, as well as provide a space for debriefing and self care after a death. Please contact us for more information and suggested donations for these services. 

In addition, check out our Resources Page.

A Haven has trained over 300 community members in how to support grieving children and families and has walked alongside numerous families in their time of grief.