Welcome to Lost & Found

We strive to improve lives in our community by providing help, hope, and healing through professional grief support services. Lost & Found Grief Center works with the bereaved to provide education and support as they travel their journey of grief to find a new normal as they face life without their deceased loved one.

Who We Serve

Youth

Preschoolers through high schoolers, who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver are welcome to join our groups.

Parents

Parents or caregivers of kids meet at the same time their kid’s groups meet, allowing for the entire family to be supported.

Young Adults

Grief support services are available for young adults. Please contact the office to learn more.

Adults

Grief support services are available for adults who do not have children attending group. Please contact the office to learn more.

We have served over 25 counties across Southwest Missouri for almost 20 years. Our therapeutic grief support groups are offered at no charge to our community.

Why It Matters

1in15

1 in 15 children experience the death of a parent or sibling before age 20 in the US

5X

Teens with unresolved grief are 5 times more likely to complete suicide

9X

Children with unresolved grief are 9 times more likely to drop out of high school

>32billion

More than $32 billion per year lost in worker productivity from unresolved grief

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Facilitator

Facilitators assist the group coordinator with the night’s activity and interact with the children or parents.

Become a Greeter

Play an important role by welcoming our families as they come through the doors and help them through the sign in process.

Join an Event Committee

We are always in need of committee members to help plan, promote, secure donations for, and find sponsors for our fundraising events.

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