Support Groups for Helping Children Struggling with Loss

Why We Do It

Over 68% of all children living in the United States will experience the loss of a loved one during their childhood. Children who experience the trauma and grief associated with losing a parent or guardian are at an increased risk for:

  • Learning, emotional and behavioral issues
  • Physical health problems
  • Aggression, substance & alcohol abuse

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What We Do

Rainbows' programs help children who are grieving the loss of a parent or guardian due to death, divorce/separation, deployment, deportation, incarceration or trauma. Rainbows' trained facilitators, using age-appropriate curriculum, establish peer support groups in schools, faith-based organizations, or community centers. For more information on the support we provide, click here:

Helping Children Cope with Divorce

Helping Children Cope with Death

Children of Military Families - Dealing with Deployment

Programs for Children with Incarcerated Parents

Who We Serve

Rainbows' programs are for all children from all economic, racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. The program is FREE for all participants.

How We Do It

Rainbows uses an age-appropriate curriculum which has helped over 3.5 million of our youth, ages 3-18, over the past 37 years.

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Rainbows Helps Children

  • Develop and strengthen problem-solving skills and appropriate behavior and anger management
  • Improve school attendance and academic performance
  • Alleviate depression and anxiety
  • Reduce emotional pain and suffering
  • Improve communication in their families
  • Reduce the likelihood of destructive behavior such as involvement with gangs, alcohol and substance abuse

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Programs & Services

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"Rainbows is sharing my feelings and being with people who care."
– 4th Grade Participant
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