Ryan's Place

We’re always told, “It’ll be ok.” But, it really doesn’t feel like it. Grieving takes time and is very important. We’re here to help provide hope and healing.

There's no need to go it alone.

“Each person’s grief journey is as unique as a fingerprint or a snowflake” ~ Earl Grollman

Support in a safe place.

Ryan’s Place provides support in a safe place where children, teens and their families can share their experiences.

Grief Support Groups in St. Joseph & Kosciusko County

Ryan’s Place will be offering grief support groups this fall in St. Joseph and Kosciusko counties. Groups in St. Joseph county will be held at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church and run for 9 consecutive weeks. Groups in Kosciusko county will be held at the Baker Youth Club and run for 10 consecutive weeks.  All programs are provides at no cost.  Learn More >

Group & Individual Grief Support

Ryan’s Place offers grief support in groups and for individuals.  We provide ongoing peer support groups for children and teens (3-18), young adults, and their family members. Groups meet every other Monday evening in our Goshen location. All services are provided at no cost. Contact us at (574) 535.1000 to learn how to join one of our support groups or for individual support. Learn More >

Our Programs

Group & Individual

We offer group and individual programs for anyone who is grieving the death of a loved one.

School

Ryan’s Place provides grief support groups for children in area schools. This gives these students a place to talk about their grief and to connect with peers who share a similar experience.

Crisis

Our Crisis program is meant for therapy after crisis events.

Anticipatory

Sometimes you know it’s coming. That doesn’t make it any easier. That’s where our Anticipatory Therapy helps.

Crisis

Our crisis support staff and volunteers are available to schools and organizations that are faced with a crisis due to a death. Learn More >

Group Support

Children and teens often feel isolated and unable to talk about the death with peers who have not had a similar experience. Ryan’s Place provides bi-monthly peer-to-peer support groups for children, teens and their families who have experienced the death of a loved one. Learn More>

Volunteer

Each year Ryan’s Place is able to serve hundreds of children, teens and their families because of the extraordinary people we call volunteers. Contact us to learn how you can become a volunteer. Learn More>

Thank you for giving us Ryan’s Place. It’s not a place that anyone ever imagines they will need. But we did need it, and without your help we would not have come as far as we have. When our world came crashing down, thank you for giving us hope in spite of our grief.

Mitch

Goshen, IN

I like Ryan’s Place because it makes me feel safe and it helps me forget all of the bad things in life. James - Age 6

Goshen, IN

We all grieve.

Whether we lost a child, a parent, or a good friend, it always hurts.

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