Anger, Anxiety and Grief

Anger and anxiety are subjects that often come up in our support groups here at The WARM Place. Anger is a very useful emotion. Anger tells us when our value system has been violated, when something is just not right in our life and needs attention. Anger has energy that needs somewhere to go. Unexpressed…

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Where the Healing Happens…

We are thrilled to announce the $40,000 grant we received from the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation! As many of you know, last year The WARM Place began a “whole house” renovation with both financial and in-kind support from local donors. We have spent many months meticulously updating the front living room, dining room, and kitchen, and…

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The Bluebonnet Council

It has been two weeks since we hosted the 2015 Bluebonnet Council at The WARM Place. And as the song says, we’re just now “coming back down to earth.” It was truly a great and gratifying experience.  The Bluebonnet Council is a once-a-year gathering of Texas agencies that work with grieving children. Each gathering is…

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Meet Brooke

Meet Brooke! She is a TCU graduate student, photographer, and now our summer public relations intern. Brooke also volunteers as a group facilitator with The WARM Place on our Grandparent Night. ______________________________________________________________________________ When I first moved to Fort Worth last August, I was searching for ways to get plugged into our community. I was new to…

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“This Place is Magical”

One of my favorite parts about my Counseling Internship at The WARM Place this past year was giving new families a tour of “our house.” Families enter our front door feeling downcast, sad, and alone, and it is in that moment, that they receive their first TASTE of WARM Place hospitality. We offer them coffee,…

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Free Concert to Benefit The WARM Place

Join us this Saturday, June 27th at The Live Oak for a FREE concert benefiting The WARM Place! It will be a night to celebrate and remember a friend of The WARM Place, the late husband and dad to one of our families…Corey Brown. We celebrated Corey’s life last year at a concert at The…

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Hug a Volunteer Today

Having been born and raised right here in Fort Worth, I am comfortable saying we are lucky to live in such a big “small” town. Food, culture, arts—you name it, we got it! On top of all of that, we have a rich and varied selection of non-profit organizations that exist solely to help our…

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Beautiful People

As many of you know we have WARM Place traditions and one of those traditions is “what is said in group is private”. This goes for all of our groups including the adult group that I work with as a counselor each Wednesday night. We take this tradition very seriously but sometimes a story is…

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A new Look and Lots of Love for the Heart of our Home

Many people consider the kitchen the heart of the home. The smell of dinner cooking can fill a house with memories. The sounds of friends laughing around the table can turn any day around. Yes, the time shared in the kitchen becomes some of our most precious memories. It is no different for us here…

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Forgiveness and Grief…Steps to Forgiveness Part 3

A Three-Part Series of Articles In Part 1 of this 3-part article, we defined forgiveness as the intentional process by which someone who’s been hurt undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of a need for revenge, and feels some empathy toward the offender. In Part 2 of this series,…

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