Sending our best wishes from The Cove Center for Grieving Children. It is sometimes difficult for grieving children and families during this time of year.  Please see our Resources Page for helpful articles on dealing with the busy holiday season. _______________________________________________________________ 


Thanks so much to everyone who made the 21st Annual Run for The Cove a success! Our thanks to our Title Sponsor Aetna and all of our sponsors, donors, participants and volunteers for a great day (although windy and cold!)

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With your help we did it!   We met and exceeded our 23 for 23 Anniversary Challenge. Learn more here.


Online Registration for Camp Erin Connecticut,a free camp for grieving children and teens ages 6-17 years will open at the end of the year.  Learn more here. 


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Learn how your company can become a Cove Organizational Sponsor in 2018. Learn more here.  

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The Cove has earned the GuideStar Exchange Platinum Seal demonstrating our commitment to transparency.


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Welcome to The Cove  

Connecticut's Resource for Grieving Children

For program inquiries or more information,
please call (203) 634-0500 or contact us here.  

The Cove Center for Grieving Children
250 Pomeroy Avenue, Suite 107
Meriden, CT  06450 



The Cove provides family and school-based programs utilizing the peer support group concept for helping children, teens and families work with their unresolved grief due to the death of someone significant in their lives. The Cove also provides professional development and training for adults working with children and teens.

The Cove Center for Grieving Children provides family-based peer-support groups for children during a 20 week program that runs from September through June. These sessions are held at each of our 7 Cove sites located at community locations in:    

  • EASTON - Serving Newtown/Fairfield County
  • EAST HARTFORD - Sponsored in 2018 by 
  • WEST HARTFORD -  Sponsored in FY17-18 by  

All contact with sites and registration for programs is made through the Coordinating Office in Meriden at (203) 634-0500.  

The Cove also provides Cove in Schools Programming through our "Good Grief" Program, Professional Development Training, Camp Erin and Community Outreach and referrals.  See our Programs page for more information on Cove services.

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