GIVE TO OUR EVENING PROGRAM
The heart of our program, Fernside offers peer support for children and teens who are grieving the death of a family member or friend. Parents and guardians also meet in their own support groups. Fernside serves over 800 annually in this program.
GIVE TO OUR SCHOOL PROGRAM
Fernside collaborates with schools and other organizations to provide on-site support groups for grieving students. Fernside serves over 300 students annually in this program.
GIVE TO OUR CAMP PROGRAM
Fernside’s camp program includes an overnight summer camp for children ages 7-12, a weekend retreat for teens in the spring and a fall retreat for adults. Many parents tell us this is a life-changing experience for their children.
GIVE TO OUR COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM
Fernside provides immediate and long-term crisis response to schools and other organizations after a death of one of their own. We give presentations on a variety of topics related to grief as well as literature and resources for grieving families.