In June 2017, we introduced you to Valerie’s House , a nonprofit organization providing on-going grief support programs for children and families throughout Southwest Florida.
So, what’s new at Valarie’s House?
Valarie’s House is recruiting volunteers to help with support groups it launched over the last year.
“The newest program is our opioid grief support program,” said Joanne Hayden, Valerie’s House operations director. “That is for new and existing families who have lost a loved one to drugs.”
Joanne said one in four children that come to Valerie’s House had a parent or a sibling die from a drug overdose.
Volunteer training will take place on August 4 th and will end on August 5 th .
Reporting by Gabriella Milian