The WARM Place provides grief support for children ages 3 1/2 - 18 and their families as well as young adults 19-25 who have experienced the death of a loved one.

The WARM Place Grief Support Center for Children in Fort Worth, TX

Where grieving children and their families find hope.

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Your support can make a huge impact for grieving families.

The people who come here every day, the volunteers and faciliators, and what they do...it matters. We need the support as families, and if they're not supported, we have nothing. Our kids have nothing. And I don't even know of another option besides The WARM Place for them to come."

- Tanika Pierce, WARM Place parent

Latest Posts

Talking to your children about public tragedies

By Shelley Bettis | July 9, 2016

It is far too often that we turn on the news and hear of scary events in our world. Many of these events unfold live in our homes as we crowded around the TV screen and social media. One of the biggest questions parents have is: how do I explain this type of event to my…

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“What You Feel Is Okay…It Is Priceless.”

By Katie Lane | June 29, 2016

In June of 2012 I received the phone call that changed our lives forever. Jake, my husband, and the father of my child, was gone. He had committed suicide. Jake suffered from untreated bipolar disorder. And like many others in the same situation, he did not want to be medicated into someone he wasn’t.  Unfortunately,…

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Kathy’s Farewell

By Shelley Bettis | June 21, 2016
A portrait of Kathy Telger

When families close with The WARM Place, we give them an opportunity to tell us what The WARM Place has meant to them. This is some of what I have learned at The WARM Place. The WARM Place has meant that two amazing people, Dr. John Richardson and Peggy Bohme, founded The WARM Place in…

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