The Bloch Family Story

In our latest video, a Joel’s Place family shares their story and how Joel’s Place has helped their grief journey.

Joel's Place Namesake - Joel Wilhite

Mary Wilhite, Joel’s Place Co-Founder and Emeritus Board Member shares the origin of the naming of Joel’s Place for Children.

What's it like at Joel's Place?

Watch this video to see what it’s like at a night of children and family grief support groups at Joel’s Place for Children.

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Save The Date for our 20th Anniversary Celebration Saturday October 7, 2023 1-4pm at Forest City Brewery!

Celebrate 20 Years of Grief Support!

Joel's Place for Children celebrates 20 years of grief support this year! Come join us for an afternoon fundraiser featuring delicious Italian food catered by Bucci's Rocky River and highlights from our two decades serving grieving families in Northeast Ohio. Tickets are available to purchase online or by mail. If you would like to purchase tickets by mail to avoid online fees, please email to let us know, and send your check to PO Box 180 Avon Ohio 44011.

Joel's Place for Children provides grief support for school-aged children and their families who have experienced the death of someone special. Our programs are always free to the families we serve.