Parents Helping Parents provides peer support for those who have
suffered the loss of a child. The group members:
- Offer encouragement and comfort
- Talk openly about personal experiences
- Discuss topics relevant to grief and loss
- Explore ways to grow in our personal journeys
- Provide information and helpful resources
The support group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each
month from 9:30am-11:00am. Meetings in July and August will be held
virtually. Please contact VOICES office at 203-966-3911 to register and
acquire a Zoom link to participate.
If you are interested in attending or want more information, contact
one of our founding members, call VOICES Center at 203-966-3911,
or use this contact form.
Parents Helping Parents was founded in 2022
by a group of New Canaan parents who experienced the loss of a child. Although their children died at different ages under varying circumstances, they share a common bond and understand the unique challenges parents face after loss.
Founding members (left to right):
Elena Schlegel, Mary Fetchet, Mary Staples, Jacqueline Griffiths and Paul Reinhardt.