1 in 7 children experiences the death of a parent or sibling before reaching the age of 20.

77% of American children live in families shaped by loss from death, divorce, separation, and abandonment.

 Healing Hearts can help.

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We are committed to supporting children and families experiencing grief. We offer a grief peer-support program at no cost to our participants. This program provides a safe place to emotionally heal. Participants progress through the stages of grief guided by trained volunteers, facilitators and with the support of others in their small group.


 ♥ Registration Information

Spring 2016 Session

Who Children and teens ages 4 through 18 and significant adults in their lives. Spanish speaking families are welcome. Free childcare is provided for children of adult participants who are younger than 4 years old.

When Monday Nights at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM February 8, 2016 through May 2, 2016

* A light meal is provided for all participants, starting at 5:30 PM. The group session begins at 6:00 PM

Where First United Methodist Church 121 Wisconsin Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186

* Though First United Methodist Church has graciously provided their facility for our use, Healing Hearts is not a faith-based organization. We are a community-based organization.

Cost Free to all participants You may register by phone or email.

Download Registration Form


Download Spanish Registration Form


Contact Julie Mitchell, Program Assistant, at info.hhwc@gmail.com or Melissa Minkley, Program Director at 262-751-0874.


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Saturday, December 12, 2015

317 N. Grand Ave. in Waukesha

Between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Enjoy a Taco (or two or three!) and Help a Child.

Help Support Healing Hearts of Waukesha County at Taco John’s!

Taco John’s in Waukesha (across from Les Paul Middle School) is hosting a fundraiser for Healing Hearts of Waukesha County

10% of the day’s proceeds will be donated to Healing Hearts of Waukesha County.

AND, if there are $1,000 of sales in one of those hours, Taco John will donate $1,000!

Take a break from cooking, come by for a meal, and support a wonderful organization that reaches out to families.


 View the FOX 6 News feature on Healing Hearts


“It’s Okay to Cry:”  Healing Hearts of Waukesha County Works to Help Children Deal With Loss




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