The Stephan Center is a service organization dedicated to those journeying through life losses. It provides education and resources to professionals and laypersons as support and understanding is given to those seeking peace and acceptance in their lives.

We all experience a variety of life losses which include separation from important people, places, items or events unique in our life. Our website is designed to help you with loss.

If you need help right now dial 2-1-1 from any cell or land-line phone for immediate Health and Human Service assistance in the county in which you call. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with ‘live’ Resource Specialists to assist you.

Upcoming Classes

The Myths of Christmas – Nov 30, 6-8
Norco Library     Norco, CA

How Trauma impacts Learning – Dec 2
11-2 ChildHelp   Beaumont, CA

A message from the Director:

Welcome to our new and improved website.  You may now access the website from all devices. We want to draw your attention to some new features and events:

  • New Feature article:  Thankfulness and Healing

When we have experienced a loss we are in pain for a long time. Like any injury, physical or emotional, it takes time for us to heal. And like any injury a scar is left. The length of time it takes for us to heal is… <continue reading>

  • New Classes: Classes for prospective, continuing Foster/Adoptive parents and Grandparents. To find more classes go to What’s New.


– Victoria Stephan

If you’d like some direction on where to go on this site or what to do, <click here>.

Sharing Life Losses Together