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.

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We often take the service provided by our Military for granted expected that people will commit to protecting us without much effort on our part. However, a great amount of sacrifice occurs by both the persons serving in the military, primarily men, and their families; wife (or husband), children, parents and siblings. To appreciate their sacrifice for our safety and security we need to understand…

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A message from the Director:

We sincerely hope that you will find the information and resources that will support you and those for whom you care as you journey through the life losses you are experiencing. We have developed this site as a “one stop” entry of information and resources in the area of life losses and grief for both Professionals and lay persons. We know from personal experience how difficult it is to find appropriate information or resources. This is especially true when you are deeply involved in the grieving process.



– Victoria Stephan


Please know that we are here because we understand and care. If you’d like some direction on where to go on this site or what to do, <click here>.