Atalie’s Hope continues to develop relationships and partner with organizations that are dedicated to protecting the welfare of children that experience the traumatic loss or suffering of a mother.
Susan Thomas LCSW-R Coordinator
About: The Center for HOPE (Healing, Opportunity, Perseverance, Enlightenment) offers programs intended to meet the needs of the entire family providing support and help to bereaved children, adolescents and their parents through developmentally age appropriate groups and short term counseling. The Center also specializes in meeting the needs of parents who have experienced the devastating loss of a child. These groups are provided free of charge and facilitated by certified social workers and compassionate, caring trained volunteers.
Dr. Sherry Schachter, Director of Bereavement Services
About: Calvary Hospital provides bereavement support for adults, children and teens who have lost loved ones at Calvary Hospital or Calvary@Home, and those from the community at large who have lost someone because of illness, accidents, violence, or any other cause. The Hospital offers age-appropriate “Precious Moments” support groups for children, ages 6 through 11, and for adolescents, ages 12 to 18. Groups are offered at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, downtown Brooklyn at St. Joseph High School and on the Upper East Side. To learn more about the children and teen program, please download the brochure. Groups are open to all and are free of charge.