Young Adults

Events for the Young Adult Community

We recognize both the universality and the uniqueness of each person’s grieving experience and process. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible to connect you to the services that best meet your needs.

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Meetup Events

Our Meetup groups are geared towards the Young Adult community, ages 18- 35. Events include peer-support events, like our "Trails Through Grief" hiking series and SoulCollage expressive arts workshop. These events are facilitated by trained volunteers and offer an opportunity to navigate one's grief experiences in a safe, supportive environment. Visit our Meetup page to sign up for these special offerings.

Group Peer Support

In addition to Meetup events, some may find it helpful to meet with others who have experienced a similar loss and can participate in specific peer support or drop-in groups. These groups, facilitated by trained volunteers, offer an opportunity to share experiences in a safe, supportive environment. Learn More

1:1 Peer Support

Individual support from a trained volunteer peer counselor can also be very helpful to those grieving a death or coping with a terminal illness (their own or another's). One-on-one weekly meetings are scheduled at the mutual convenience of the individual and the peer counselor. Learn More

Grief Therapy

While our peer support model is appropriate for many, some individuals have circumstances that complicate their grief work, such as multiple losses, complex family relationships, depression, anxiety, or stress reactions due to traumatic circumstances. These individuals may benefit from therapy rather than or in addition to Kara's peer support services. Learn More

I literally don’t know how I would have gotten through the past year without my group and my individual counselor. Having someone or a group of people who understood, on a weekly basis was invaluable.

— Adult Peer Client