Welcome to Josie's Place grief support groups for children.


Welcome to Josie's Place for Bereaved Youth and Families


Josie’s Place provides facilitated peer-support groups to children and teens in the San Francisco Bay Area who are grieving the death of a parent, sibling, close relative or friend. Our groups offer a safe environment for the expression of feelings and thoughts about the death of a loved one. Trained facilitators assist participants in the healing process.

Our open-ended support groups meet on the first and third Wednesdays and 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 6:30 - 8:15 PM in the Sunset District in San Francisco.  Additionally, we offer time-limited school-based support groups. 

Josie’s Place is a program of the San Francisco Study Center a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

We gratefully accept tax-deductible donations to help us sustain our current programs and to increase our services to the community.


Donations by check should be made payable to The San Francisco Study Center with Josie's Place in the memo line and sent to 3288-21st St #139, San Francisco, CA 94110

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Here is a short video about Josie's Place, a San Francisco nonprofit, where grieving families go to support one another in their grief. Produced, Directed and Edited by Steve Youn.