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Join us in celebrating 21 years of service to our community at the Savannah Center in West Chester, Ohio. Our All-Star Gala is Nov 10th at 6:00pm ~ We want to give praise to the “All Stars of our Lives”, memorializing those who are not able to be with us here and applaud those who help propel us forward in the wake of a loss. ~ We will be presenting our "Hope, Strength and Healing" Award to those individuals and organizations that have supported COJ for many years. ~ Finally, we want to raise awareness for those who most need our support, grieving teens and children.
Registration is closed, but you can still make a donation to the Gala.
Our Mission Statement
To provide support and life balance for the bereaved with faith, hope, and love: one child, one teen, one adult and one family at a time.
Childhood Bereavement in the U.S.
An estimated 1 out of 15 children in the U.S. will experience the death of a parent or sibling before they reach the age of 18. Over 4.8 million youth are bereaved, and the number more than doubles by age 25, to 12.7 million. Childhood bereavement is a prevalent and critical public health issue that can have a profound impact on future wellbeing.
On Friday, November 17th, 2017; we celebrated our 20 years of successful growth. We also raised awareness for those who most need our support; grieving teens and children. Thursday, November 16, was Children’s Grief Awareness Day. It was an honor to present Dr. Dan Nelson, Dr. Sharon Phillips and Chesterwood Village Hillandale Family Healing Hearts […] Read More
Companions on a Journey Grief Support, Inc. (COJ) offers support to anyone who has suffered the death of a loved one. The feelings that come with grief can cause a person to feel numb, lost, alone, angry and confused. It can feel as though someone has reached in your chest and pulled your heart out. It helps to know that you are not alone.
Sharing one's grief has helped many to adjust to the new world in which they now must live: