We Are All Connected

It is our nature to seek connection, finding the common threads that weave us together as a community. Our clients, donors, volunteers, community partners, and staff are the heart and soul of Judi’s House. These connections inspire us to continue finding new ways to support bereaved children and their families.

we are all connected PGT staff spotlight

We Are All Connected: PGT Staff Spotlights

julio 26, 2023

Meet three of our Post-graduate Trainees, Rachel Cheatle, LPCC, Matthew Marquardt, MA, and Lindsey Gilbert, MSW, SWC. Read More

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Childhood Bereavement Changemaker Case Study: Growing Through Grief

julio 14, 2023

Learn more about how the Childhood Bereavement Changemaker initiative is helping Growing Through Grief strengthen stakeholder relationships, improve their evaluation capacity, and create a sustainable evaluation process…. Read More

We are all connected Carolyn Bolling and Chelsea Ernst

We Are All Connected: PGT Staff Spotlights

junio 28, 2023

This month, we are proud to highlight two of our Post-graduate Trainees: Carolyn Bolling and Chelsea Ernst.  Read More

Pride month resource The Center

Pride Month Resource: The Center on Colfax

junio 28, 2023

Sandra Zapata on giving the LGBTQIA+ community a safe space to grieve and how found families provide connection and healing. Read More

Pride month resource One Colorado

Pride Month Resource: One Colorado

junio 23, 2023

in honor of Pride, Judi’s House/ JAG Institute spoke with Alex Floyd on the strength of the LGBTQIA+ community and how to support grieving folx within the community. Read More

pride month resource Queer asterisk

Pride Month Resource: Queer Asterisk

junio 16, 2023

In celebration of Pride Month, we spoke with RP Whitmore-Bard, the Admissions and Communications Director of Queer Asterisk, on the powerful healing force of love and care within the LGBTQIA+ community available to those grieving a loss.
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pride Month Resource Transgender Center of the Rockies

Pride Month Resource: Transgender Center of the Rockies

junio 9, 2023

April Owen, Director of Integrated Health at Mile High Behavioral Healthcare, spoke with us about how grief for transgender and nonbinary people can take on added complexity due to disenfranchisement, discrimination, and trauma. Read on for more insights about the process of ensuring that LGBTQIA+ youth are seen and heard throughout their grief journeys and empowered to live their most authentic lives. Read More

Meet the changemaker The Dougy Center

Meet the Changemaker: Dougy Center

mayo 24, 2023

A member of our first cohort of Childhood Bereavement Changemaker (CBC) organizations, the Dougy Center creates life-changing impact for children and families grieving a death loss in Portland, OR. Founded in 1982, Dougy Center was one of the first organizations to provide bereavement support groups for children and continues to provide a safe space where people can connect, heal, and navigate their grief more than forty years on. Read More

20 Stories: Ana Tenzer

mayo 8, 2023

As we celebrated our 20th anniversary and 20 successful years of serving grieving children and families, we shared the impact of Judi’s House through the eyes of 20 people. Read More

20 Stories: Brian Griese and Dr. Brook Griese

mayo 8, 2023

In 2002, Brian Griese, a former NFL quarterback who lost his mother at a young age and his wife, Dr. Brook Griese, a clinical psychologist specializing in childhood trauma and loss, founded Judi’s House in Denver. As they look back on the past 20 years, Brook and Brian share their reflections on the work Judi’s House has completed to date, the families they have supported along the way, and their hopes and dreams for the future of the organization. Read More

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