Rays of Hope

Rays of Hope Children's Grief Centre

Rays of Hope Children’s Grief Centre is a community outreach of Hospice of Midland. Rays of Hope is passionate about meeting the unique needs of grieving children and their families. The center serves children and adolescents aged 4 to 18 years who have experienced a loss due to death, divorce, separation, incarceration, deployment, foster care or other painful transition.

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History

  • 1992 Hospice of Midland wants to expand its bereavement services to the children and grandchildren of its patients. Board of Directors approves and implements the Rainbows Program. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (birthplace of Hospice of Midland) graciously hosts the program for 12 years.
  • 1992-2004 Rainbows is offered to children who experienced a loss due to death, divorce, separation or other painful transition.
  • 1995-2004 Spectrum, a program for junior and senior high students, added to expand grief support to older adolescents.
  • 2002 Harold Shull Family donates the Shull Building at 900 West Wall and renovations begin.
  • 2003 Rays of Hope Children’s Grief Centre opens and continues to grow and expand its services.

Rays of Hope

900 West Wall Street
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 684-5437

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