The Collective for Hope: Grief's Journey, HEALing Embrace and Ted E. Bear Hollow)

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Mr. Cliff McEvoy
Primary Contact Name
Abbey Loughman
Main Address

The Collective for Hope Administrative Offices
8000 Chicago Street (Administrative Offices)
Omaha, NE 68114
United States

Grief's Journey, Ted E. Bear Hollow, HEALing Embrace (Programs)
7811 Farnam Drive
Omaha, NE 68114
United States

What We Do

The Collective for Hope combines the strength of its program brands and co-located services to lead response to loss, elevate the value of grief companionship, and promote healthy survivorship. Our vision is that no one has to grieve alone. The agency provides excellent and compassionate FREE grief support programs as well as professional education and training. The agency strives to level the playing field and mitigate all barriers to accessing support. We support our clients (program participants) and partners (mostly schools and other non-profit agencies) by providing FREE peer support groups (cohort and open), day camps, overnight retreats, and a variety of educational workshops, training sessions, and technical assistance. This is because grieving individuals and families suffer multiple tragedies following the death of someone important to them. Individuals are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, poor school or work attendance, isolation, behavior problems, drug / alcohol abuse, incarceration and suicide. **Support programs have converted to virtual formats with the onset of the pandemic.**

Interesting Info
  • Grief is a prevalent and critical public health issue that can have a profound impact on future wellbeing but has long been overlooked.
  • $0: Cost for participants to access support programs provided by Grief's Journey, HEALing Embrace & Ted E. Bear Hollow.

8 Week Family Grief Support Group
Repeats weekly on Tuesday, 6:30pm - 7:45pm until Tuesday, October 8th, 2024
Duration of 1 hour 15 minutes
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Young boy creating his memory box
Young girl creating the vision of the grave of her loved one.
Staff member hugging a young participant after a group.