Highmark Caring Place Dedicates New Facility in Warrendale
With one in 20 children experiencing the death of a parent before they graduate high school, new center offers peer support group programs
Today, amidst some 200 children releasing balloons as part of a ceremony to celebrate families who have attended the Caring Place and to honor the memory of their loved ones who have died, the Highmark Caring Place held a dedication for the opening of a new facility at 200 Warrendale Village Drive. The Caring Place provides peer support group programs and other services free of charge to children and their families, and the new facility will serve communities in northern
"Extending the presence and reach of the Caring Place is critical to the health and well-being of the children in our region," said
The Highmark Caring Place in
"We know that one in 20 children will have a parent die before they graduate from high school," said
In addition to peer support groups, the Caring Place also provides referral services, adult telephone support, educational programs and resources for grieving children and families. Consultation services, as well as educational presentations and resources, are available for schools and other professionals in the community who work with children.
To inquire about upcoming peer support group sessions or other services, contact the Warrendale Caring Place at 888-734-4073.
About the Highmark Caring Place
The Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents and Their Families, offers services at no charge to any grieving child and their family. The Caring Place operates four facilities in
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