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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.