Grief Programs for the Kansas City Community

Grief Programs for the greater Kansas City community — services offered at modest or no cost

Kansas City HospiceSolace House

A Community Center for Grief and Healing, designed to be a nurturing place to guide children and adults through the difficult time following a death, whether sudden and unexpected or anticipated.

  • Grief support for ages 3 to adult
  • Peer grief support groups for children, teens and adults
  • Individual, couples and family grief support
  • Referrals for crisis counseling and other mental health issues
  • Collaboration with schools and organizations seeking support

Kansas City Hospice

Camp Erin™ Kansas City

A weekend bereavement camp for youth grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens 6 to 17 attend a weekend camp that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities.

A safe place for children and teens to:

  • Tell their story in a safe environment
  • Learn they are not alone
  • Process grief in healthy ways
  • Honor and memorialize loved ones
  • Build a toolbox of coping skills
  • Have fun!

Kansas City Hospice

Camp Carousel

A weekend retreat for families with school-aged children. It offers fun, recreational activities and creative opportunities to foster sharing and healing.

  • Opportunities for families to spend quality time together
  • Therapeutic activities include opportunities to share memories
  • Parents and guardians can learn more about parenting children who are grieving and can process their own grief in adult-only sessions
  • Connect with nature in a relaxing setting

Kansas City HospicePassages Counseling

A mental health program providing individual and family counseling by licensed clinical social workers. Most insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid are accepted for services.

  • Passages is available for people:
  • Working through complicated grief
  • Healing from the pain of past trauma
  • Needing help with difficult life transitions
  • Experiencing caregiver stress
  • Coping with anxiety, depression, or PTSD

About Us

The mission of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care is to bring expert care, peace of mind, comfort, guidance, and hope to people who are affected by life-limiting illness or by grief. Our vision is that each person in our community is valued from life through death and each family is supported in their grief.


  1. Ditto ( Marcia Conrad) on July 28, 2023 at 11:28 am

    I’m trying to find help with grieving and trauma and PTSD etc.

    • Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care on July 28, 2023 at 12:22 pm

      Hello Marcia – you’ve come to the right place for help with these issues surrounding grief. Someone from our team will be reaching out to you shortly.

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