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Support for Kids

Kids Path is a distinctive program of AuthoraCare Collective that supports children coping with serious illness and loss.

Through Kids Path’s grief services, licensed counselors provide individual counseling, support groups and workshops for children aged 4-18 who are coping with the death or serious illness of a loved one.

Kids Path

One-On-One Counseling for Children and Teens

Children and teens (ages 4-18) can come to Kids Path for individual grief counseling.

More about one-on-one counseling

Support Groups and Workshops for Kids

Kids Can!

February 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 27, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, all AuthoraCare events are canceled through the end of April. A monthly group for children ages 6-16 who have a family member with cancer. Emotional support and education are provided through activities, expressive arts and group discussion.  Parents meet in their own group to share concerns and to support each… Read More

Kids Can!

January 21, 2021 | 6:00 pm8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 27, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, all AuthoraCare events are canceled through the end of April. A monthly group for children ages 6-16 who have a family member with cancer. Emotional support and education are provided through activities, expressive arts and group discussion.  Parents meet in their own group to share concerns and to support each… Read More

Resources for Kids

March 25, 2020

How to Talk to Your Child About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC The spread of coronavirus (also called COVID-19) has caused disruptions in the daily routine of many… Read More

February 21, 2020

How to Talk to Children about Pet Loss

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC For many children, their first experience with mortality is the death of a pet. Families are… Read More

December 17, 2019

How to Talk to Children and Teens about Suicide Loss

It can feel daunting to explain suicide to a child, particularly if you are already coping with confusion and shock…. Read More

November 18, 2019

Social Media and Grieving Teens

Kids Path counselors often get questions from the caregivers of teenagers about whether social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram… Read More