About Ann Arbor Branch

Ele's Place Ann Arbor is open VIRTUALLY!

As we continue to navigate the Coronavirus pandemic, the health and safety of our families, volunteers and staff remains our number one priority. We are available virtually to serve grieving children and teens in our community.

If you have a grieving child or teen in your life, our Clinical Program Staff is available to help! Please call Ele’s Place Ann Arbor at 734.929.6640 or email annarborinfo@elesplace.org to learn more about our no-cost support programs.

Ele's Place Ann Arbor offers ongoing peer support groups Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings, two weeks per month for grieving children and teens ages 3-18 via Zoom. Groups are offered at no cost to the families and assistance with technology can be offered on a case-by-case basis.

Age groups typically include Preschool/Kindergarten, Early Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School and High School. Groups allow children to realize they are not alone in this process by connecting with individuals their age while being facilitated by trained volunteers with oversight from clinical staff.

Support groups for the child's/teen’s parent(s) or guardian(s) are also available via Zoom and facilitated by Licensed Clinicians.

We look forward to the day that the COVID-19 pandemic subsides and the doors to our Home for Healing Hearts are open once again.

Ele's Place Ann Arbor History

Ele's Place Ann Arbor is the only nonprofit in our community and the surrounding southeast Michigan area dedicated solely to helping children and teens work with and through grief. Unfortunately, the need for our services will never go away. Unresolved grief negatively affects our children and teens, contributing to alarming rates of depression, addiction, and violence.

Ele’s Place Ann Arbor was established in 2007 by offering one night of weekly programming. In 2019, after opening the doors to our new dedicated healing center - A Home for Healing Hearts - we expanded our services to four nights, serving an average of 160 grieving children, teens, and their families each week. The need for our services is critical - in Washtenaw County alone, 4,500 children and teens could potentially benefit from the services of Ele’s Place.

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Contact Us/Address

5665 Hines Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: 734.929.6640
Fax: 734.926.0985
Email: annarborinfo@elesplace.org

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