Community Response & Support

Dougy Center Response

When a tragedy strikes in your community, Dougy Center responds to children, families, and communities who are grieving by assisting in the development and implementation of a compassionate response to the death of members of your community.

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Support Starts Here

During times of crisis, Dougy Center is called upon to provide bereavement support assistance to communities locally, nationally, and internationally.

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Local Response & Support

Dougy Center staff facilitate groups for students, parents, and school staff after someone has died from an illness, accident, homicide, or suicide.

We offer support groups locally and online resources for children, families, and staff of schools struck by a tragedy.

Grief Support & Resources

National & International Support

Dougy Center is an international authority on childhood grief and as such, we are called upon to assist in the response to large-scale tragedies and natural disasters alike.

Our world-renowned expertise ensures best practices and a sensitivity to the social and cultural context of every community.

We develop a plan with you, respecting your unique needs, and the resources available in your community.

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Need Help Now?

Our Community Response Team lead is Jana DeCristofaro, LCSW. Call 503.542.4824, email or use the button below to send an email.

Get Help

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, you can find support here.

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