Program Details

Children's Grief Center of New Mexico

Program ID 443
Program Name Children's Grief Center of New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Street Address 3020 Morris NE
Albuquerque
New Mexico 87111
Mailing Address P.O. Box 20218
Albuquerque
New Mexico 87154
Phone Numbers 505 323-0478
Fax  
E-mail info@childrensgrief.org
Web Site http://www.childrensgrief.org
Eligibility Having suffered the death of a loved one.
Gender Served  
Ages Served 03-07,08-11,12-14,15-17,18-21
Capacity Depends on volunteer commitment. Currently 90
Funding Sources private contributions from individuals and organizations
Non-profit Yes
Description Children's Grief Center of New Mexico provides facilitated peer support groups for children who have suffered the death of a loved one. It is a non-profit, non-denominational, local organization that provides a safe and supportive environment for children, teens, and their families who are coping with the death of a loved one. All services are provided at no charge. In addition to facilitated peer support groups, Children's Grief Center of New Mexico uses supervised play, art, and story telling to help children move through the grief process. It offers information and referral services for families, schools, professionals and the community. Speakers are available to address professionals, community organizations, and other interested persons. We do require an intake interview with the children and with the adult(s) who will bring them to our groups. The adults who bring the children are required to stay on site during group meetings. The adults are encouraged to participate in the adult group, but this participation is not required. Groups meet twice a month in the evening for one and one-half hours. Each group consists of 6 to 9 children who meet with 2 trained facilitators. The facilitators are volunteers. The groups are generally divided into elementary aged children, middle-school aged children, and older teens. The services are non-professional. CGC is working on lists of referrals for professional services.
Contract Division Private
Client Populations General Juvenile Focus
Services Offered Counseling
Crisis Intervention
Family Counseling
Counties Served Bernalillo
State-wide No
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