Resources & Articles

TOGETHER

TOGETHER

Day 1 TOGETHER we heal “Our husband and father, Bill Stuart, died September 9, 2012 at the age of 44.  He died suddenly from a pulmonary embolism while getting ready for bed.  We did our first Full Circle group two months later.  We were so raw and […]

Dance the Night Away

Dance the Night Away

Dance the night away to tunes by Premiere Band! Covers by Bon Jovi, Bruno Mars, The Temptations, Justin Timberlake, Pink, Beyonce, Journey, Maroon 5, and MORE! Full of HeART Silent Auction and Cocktail Party on Saturday, November 18th at The Hippodrome Theater! Tickets go on […]

BIG Announcements!

BIG Announcements!

Full Circle has a NEW website! Our online giving campaign starts next Monday! We have added more detailed descriptions of our programs and events on our new website. We have also added an educational blog, Grief Compass, for professionals and those who are grieving.   […]

Helping Children Remember and Honor Their Loved Ones

Helping Children Remember and Honor Their Loved Ones

HELPING CHILDREN REMEMBER AND HONOR THEIR LOVED ONES By Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CT Founder/Executive Director   Saying goodbye to a loved one who has died is one of the most difficult experiences for a child.  This painful process can be made a little easier […]

Saying “I’m Sorry” when someone is grieving

Saying “I’m Sorry” when someone is grieving

SAYING “I’M SORRY” WHEN SOMEONE IS GRIEVING By Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CT Founder/Executive Director Many times, individuals don’t feel comfortable with what is appropriate to say to someone who is grieving the death of someone significant.  Is saying “I am sorry” sufficient or appear […]

Back to School with Grief

Back to School with Grief

By: Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CT Founder/Executive Director Often, the beginning of the school year brings extra stress and worry for children who are grieving.  The Dougy Center has shared an article to help parents and caregivers discover helpful suggestions to make returning to school […]

A Conversation About Grief

A Conversation About Grief

Join us for this conversation with End of Life Doulas, Shelby Kirillin and Nicky Hansen. “Our culture treats death as a medical experience and not the sacred emotional, spiritual, and psychological journey that it truly is, leaving many ill-prepared and adding layers of unnecessary suffering.” […]

What Grieving Children Need

What Grieving Children Need

This is such an important article by Jennifer Bannan published in the Washington Post on July 25, 2017 about what grieving children need – acknowledgment of their loss. “I hope to spare another kid the bleak silence, the fake bubble of oblivion people seem to […]

Overdose Loss Group

Overdose Loss Group

Over the last year, Full Circle’s professionals have received many requests for a loss-specific group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one due to a drug overdose. Thanks to funding from the Jenkins Foundation, we will begin offering this group in […]

Welcome Carrie

Welcome Carrie

Please join us in welcoming our new Perinatal Bereavement Services Manager, Carrie Schaeffer, LCWS, to Full Circle. Carrie has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia, as well as a Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. She has been […]