Capital Region

Ele’s Place – Capital Region serves grieving children, teens, young adults and their families from throughout Mid-Michigan.  We hold peer support groups Monday – Thursday weekly throughout the school year and family nights once a month in the summer.  We also hold Ele’s Groups at schools throughout the area.


Kristine Kuhnert

Kelly Koerner, MA, LPC, NCC
Program Director

Administrative Staff

Monica Fanzini
Administrative Assistant

Dawn Haddad
Events and Outreach Coordinator

Cindy Kangas
Director of Development

Barb Maki
Administrative Assistant

Sue Sanford
Volunteer Coordinator

Bereavement Coordinators

Chloe Silm, LMSW
Bereavement/School Coordinator

Kim Breukink, LLMSW

Ashlee Fowler, LMSW

Alexa Powell, LLMSW

Anna Sloan, LLMSW

Nicole Vilminot, LCSW-C, LMSW 

Contact Us and Address

p: 517.482.1315
f: 517.482.6608
1145 W. Oakland Ave
Lansing, MI 48915

Meeting Room

Our Family Room is available to the public to use as a space for meetings Monday through Friday between 9-5pm.  We have 10 round tables and amenities for your group.  Please contact our office for more details at (517) 482-1315