Serve. Adapt. Connect.

Our community has brought Full Circle through adversity in the past and we know that we can count on you in the future. What we have learned from our 12 years of experience serving grieving families in RVA, is that the power of holding a safe space for difficult experiences and feelings can bring about…

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Week Two At A Glance

We remain active and in contact with our participants through various virtual platforms, although our physical center is closed. We’re staying flexible in meeting the needs of our clients who are not only often isolated in their grief but also isolated in these current uncertain times of COVID-19. Here is just a brief look behind-the-scenes…

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NASW Conference Update

The National Association of Social Workers held their 2020 Annual Conference last week. Due to COVID-19, the conference moved from an in-person meeting to a virtual conference. Full Circle was represented by Executive Director, Allyson Drake and our Clinical Social Work Intern, Caroline Lavoie, MSW student at VCU. Thursday’s session was a presentation on “Supporting…

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Grief & Feelings of Loss During COVID-19

By Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CTFull Circle, Founder and Executive Director During this period of uncertainty, we’re all experiencing some level of loss – loss of routine, loss of income, loss of control, and a loss of safety and security. Because of “social distancing” we’re also feeling a loss of connection. Working remotely, forcing to…

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Coping with Change and Loss

This booklet, created by the National Alliance for Grieving Children (with the support for Alex Cares for Grieving Youth) is a great resource for families to explore as we encourage everyone to prioritize self-care. Full Circle is committed to supporting our community during this challenging time. We are accepting new (virtual) counseling appointments to help…

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Week One At A Glance

Full Circle is so grateful for all of our participants and supporters as we wade through unchartered waters with COVID-19. Our community has brought Full Circle through adversity in the past and we know that we can count on you in the future. What we have learned from our 12 years of experience serving grieving…

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A Parent Resource for COVID-19

COVID-19 has heightened our sense of fear, uncertainty and anxiety and it can be especially difficult for children and teens to make sense of what’s happening around them. Here are some important tips from the National Association of School Psychologists for talking to your children about the coronavirus in hopes of reducing their anxiety. At…

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Full Circle Grief Center is committed to protecting our staff and clients. In order to do so as safely as possible, we are asking all staff and clients to wear masks in our building at this time. Those who have a medical condition prohibiting their ability to wear a mask should discuss their individual circumstances…

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