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Children's Home Society of Idaho

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Due to covid-19, touchstone Groups are currently on hold. We will start them back up soon, so please stay tuned. Thank you and we apologize for the inconvenience


A FREE PROGRAM FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. The Touchstone program is operated by Children's Home Society of Idaho's Warm Springs Counseling Center.  Touchstone was established to support the special needs of grieving and adolescents, ages 5- 18.
No costs, no waiting list and you don't need to be a client of WSCC.


  • Sessions facilitated by clinicians and professionals trained in the grief process
  • A supportive, peer environment 
  • Children’s activities during sessions such as group discussion, crafts, and games designed to explore grief
  • Parental/Guardian group sessions focusing on coping skills and supporting children through the grieving process


  • Identify their feelings related to grief
  • Recognize underlying emotions that trigger problem behavior
  • Develop coping skills by understanding death and grief
  • Share feelings and improve family communication
  • Interact with peers who have also experienced a death in the family


Touchstone meetings will be offered once a month during the school year from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Warm Springs Counseling Center – Boise. 

We require attendees to wear masks. If you don’t have a mask,  a disposable masks as well as hand sanitizer will be provided.

Food will be provided by Touchstone and will be individually wrapped.

Attendees are required to stay home if they feel sick or show any COVID symptoms. 

Please visit our Calendar page for all dates and information.

 If you are unable to attend a session, please contact us. (208) 343-7797 or stitus@childrenshomesociety.comcreate new email


2020/2021 Schedule

September 15th - 2020
October 20th - 2020
November 17th - 2020
December 15th - 2020
January 12th - 2021
February 16th - 2021
March 16th - 2021
April 13th - 2021
May 25th - 2021