Kaleidoscope Grief Center seeks volunteers to serve children, families in grief

LITTLE ROCK, AR (Dec. 13, 2018) – Losing a loved one is difficult for everyone, and grieving that loss is essential to accepting painful feelings and creating an opportunity for growth and a new sense of normal. Methodist Family Health’s Kaleidoscope Grief Center is hosting a training for volunteers from 5:30-8 p.m. in the second-floor training room at Methodist Family Health, 1600 Aldersgate Rd. in Little Rock on Mon., Jan. 21, 2019. Volunteers will assist in a family peer support group and Kaleidoscope’s Kids Club.

Kaleidoscope Grief Center is for Arkansas children ages 5 to 18 and their families who have lost a loved one and are coping with grief and bereavement. Utilizing both therapy and recreation, Kaleidoscope Grief Center offers children and families an opportunity to discover their own inner strength.

For more information about volunteer training or Kaleidoscope Grief Center, contact Janet Breen, outpatient therapist and program coordinator, at jbreen@methodistfamily.org or call 501-906-4242 or 800-756-3709 toll-free.


Kaleidoscope Grief Center serves grieving children, teens and their families throughout Arkansas. Grief can be an isolating experience for children. We help those dealing with loss and bereavement through education, therapeutic and recreational services, grief support programs, counseling and Camp Healing Hearts.


Founded in 1899 as the Arkansas Methodist Orphanage, Methodist Family Health has expanded into a continuum of care to serve thousands of Arkansas children with psychiatric, behavioral, emotional and spiritual issues and their families each year. Methodist Family Health has locations throughout the state, including the Methodist Behavioral Hospital, two residential treatment centers, eight therapeutic group homes, an emergency shelter, a day treatment program, eight counseling clinics, nine school-based counseling clinics, the state’s only grief center for children and their families, and the Arkansas Center for Addictions Research, Education and Services (Arkansas CARES). Our mission is to give the best possible care to those who may need our help and to treat the whole person: behaviorally, emotionally and spiritually.


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