FAQs

Is this counseling?

Rays of Hope utilizes peer support group environments led by compassionate adults who guide, listen and support children while they express their feelings and fears, sort through their confusion, and begin the healing process. None of the services provided by Rays of Hope are counseling or therapy sessions.

How much do you charge for your services?

Rays of Hope Children’s Grief Center is an outreach of Hospice of Midland, a not-for-profit organization. Services provided and programs attended are free of charge.  All donations are greatly appreciated and are tax-deductible.

What age kids do you serve?

We work with children aged 4 to 18 years.

How do I get my kids into your program?

If you are interested in enrollment, please call (432) 684-KIDS, email jmorgan@raysofhopemidland.org, or visit us at 900 West Wall Street, Midland, Texas 79701. Referrals are not required.

Are my kids appropriate for Rays of Hope?

Children who have experienced significant loss due to death, separation, divorce, incarceration, deployment or foster care are encouraged to participate.

What is Tools of Expression?

Tools of Expression (TOE) is a class using creative and expressive arts to encourage and promote healthy coping skills.

Do you work with kids one-on-one?

We do not work with kids one-on-one.  Children are in peer support groups.  We believe when children are placed with others their same age with similar circumstances they realize and understand they are not alone and have opportunities to create a meaningful bond.

Where is Rays of Hope located?

Rays of Hope is located at 900 West Wall Street, Midland, Texas 79701.  Our building faces Wall Street between Avenue B and C. If you are new to Midland, or need further details, see map.

How do I volunteer at Rays of Hope?

There are many volunteer opportunities at Rays of Hope, from general office duties, providing snacks, to facilitating peer groups. Volunteers who wish to work with children must complete a volunteer application packet and background check then attend Volunteer Training day.

Volunteer Application

Rays of Hope

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

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