Family Grief & Healing Center provides compassionate peer group support for children, teens and their families
grieving the death; and for youth and adults
living with a family member suffering from a life-changing illness or
injury. In addition to the safe, healing environment offered at the
Center, WillMar also provides emergency on-site grief support,
education, and training to schools and business throughout Sonoma Valley and county.
To achieve our goals, WillMar Family Grief & Healing Center:
- Facilitates professional and meaningful support groups for children and their parents, grandparents, guardians, and care-givers.
- Conducts expressive arts programs to encourage healthy self-expression and to strengthen the bereaved child.
- Focuses on
community education addressing the needs of grieving children through
WillMar Center's Lending Library, school outreach programs, and
presentations for adults in the community.
entirely on the generosity of private donations from individuals,
businesses and foundations. No fees are ever charged for children or
teens to attend, and no one is ever turned away due to financial
limitations. WillMar does not receive any government funding or