The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a military loved one. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.

Grant Information

A grant expanding TAPS “Family Camp/Retreat” concept, bringing widow/guardian and child together for a shared experience which includes a military mentor connection for each child. The program considers the following outcomes: (1) does the widow feel better able to successfully parent following the Camp; (2) are the widow and child better able to communicate emotions in a healthy manner; (3) has the child established a bond with their military mentor for ongoing social support; and (4) have the widow and child learned coping strategies that will enable them to resolve grief and trauma within their family.