We will announce our 2020 Grief and Growing™ Weekend date in January of 2020. Click here to be notified when registration opens.  If you have any questions please call us at 415-750-3436.

Every year, participants come together in a rustic retreat setting to reflect on the loss of someone significant in their lives who has died. The Grief and Growing™ weekend is an experience uniquely designed to help individuals and families attend to their losses, build community, and gain the tools they need in their mourning.

Two kids in the forrest doing art during Grief and Growing
It was incredible to have the time and space to be where we were, knowing our kids were in loving hands and that there are people who care. It’s hard not to have this more often in my grief, but it helps knowing the space is there.
Grief & GrowingParticipant

A One-of-a-Kind Jewish Healing Retreat

Grief and Growing is for you if you would find comfort being:

  • among other bereaved individuals and families
  • in a beautiful Bay Area setting
  • supported by a holistic professional staff of griefcare and camp specialists
  • in a weekend dedicated to grief and healing

We will announce our 2020 Grief and Growing™ Weekend date in January of 2020.  Click here to be notified when registration opens.  If you have any questions please call us at 415-750-3436.

Many participants find that taking the dedicated time to focus on their grief buoys them as they return to their daily schedule. This weekend is the only one of its kind in the Jewish community for individuals and families.

We welcome the diversity of the community, including families of all kinds, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, ages, classes, races and cultural affinities.

Financial aid is available by calling the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center at: (415) 750-3436.  No one is turned away for lack of funds.