Support Group for Grieving Parents

Helping Parents Heal - October 11

Please help spread the word by inviting bereaved parents, grandparents and adult siblings to the Dallas area chapter Helping Parents Heal meeting on Tuesday, Oct 11, 7-9 pm at Unity Church, Dallas (directions). 

Helping Parents Heal is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting parents who have lost children, giving them support and resources to aid in the healing process. Helping Parents Heal is open to all parents  who have lost a child, of any age, under any circumstance. Grandparents and adult siblings are also welcome. We welcome everyone regardless of religious (or non-religious) background and allow for open dialog.

There is no cost to attend the meeting other than we ask for a $5 love donation that goes directly to Unity for use of the meeting space.

For more information visit, emai
or call 214-732-7770.

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