Solace House Center for Grief and Healing

Kansas City HospiceSolace House is 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

“I seek strength to carry on. I seek courage to move beyond pain. I seek faith to believe happiness will come again. Solace is my goal. I can find it. I can help others discover it.” — Solace House Affirmation

You are not alone

Solace House is a Center for Grief and Healing. It is designed to be a nurturing place to guide children and adults through the difficult time following a death, whether it was anticipated or sudden. It is your space to share, listen, learn and heal.

We believe

  • Everyone has the capacity to heal
  • Strong emotional reactions, like deep sorrow or anger, are natural reactions to the death of a loved one for children as well as adults
  • The intensity and duration of each individual’s grief is unique
  • A caring community can greatly assist in the healing process

Together we will explore

  • Your grief
  • Emotional, behavioral, social and spiritual responses related to loss
  • Changes and how to adapt
  • Strategies for coping, connecting, communicating, memorializing and healing

We offer

  • 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

Get started today

  1. Call 913.341.0318 or email shmail@KCHospice.org
  2. Receive useful resources & initial paperwork
  3. Schedule an orientation
  4. Begin a group or individual program

Services are offered free of charge or for a modest fee. Please consider supporting children and families coping with grief by offering a tax-deductible donation.

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Visual Tour

This short video will give you a visual tour of Solace House. Each room is tailored to the age and type of group who will use the space.

 

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