Palliative Care Patient Resources

Ele’s Place – A nonprofit, community based organization dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children and their families. Through peer support group programs, Ele’s Place helps children to cope with the death of a parent, sibling or other loved one.


Kite Network Provides an accessible model of one-to-one grief support for adults in Washtenaw County and surrounding communities.  Kite Network matches compatible peer counselors with individuals experiencing loss.  

Make a Wish – Empowers children with life-threatening medical conditions to fight harder against their illnesses through extraordinary wish-granting experiences. 

Believe in Miracles – Supports suffering children by providing a personalized gift in an effort to bring joy during their most difficult time.  Each child will receive a trophy to acknowledge their courageous fight.

Spiritual Care at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital – Clinically trained clergy/religious leaders who specialize in offering spiritual and emotional care and support to patients and their families. Hospital chaplains listen to what is important to each person and remain sensitive to differences in culture, religion and lifestyles. 

Social Work at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital – As members of your health care team, social workers are familiar with the many kinds of stress that families may experience and are available to assist in a variety of ways.