630-912-9426 hope@IansPlace.org

Healing through hope

Support for bereaved parents

Welcome to Ian’s Place

Our Mission

Ian’s Place exists to help bereaved parents find a place for comfort and healing in a Christian environment. Our mission is to support newly bereaved parents as well as those who have grieved the loss of a child for years.

We are here to pray, listen, talk and cry with each other for as long as it takes to find healing through hope for the future.

We Meet Bereaved Parents Where They Are

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We Are Here to Listen

We want to meet you where you are on your journey.

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We've Been Where You Are

You may not believe you will walk back into the light, but we can walk with you.

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Healing Through Hope

With faith, love, and support you will find yourself healing through this journey.

We are not professional counselors or licensed therapists.
We are bereaved parents like you offering support.

We aim to help those who need to grieve in a safe space, with people who have experienced the loss of their child.

Dear Friend,

We know the dark place you are in right now.  We’ve been there and at times, we find ourselves there again. You may not believe you will walk back into the light and laugh or find joy. But with hope, love, and support, you will.


Rebecca & Andy Wells

Ian’s Parents & Ian’s Place Founders



Private, Safe, & Comfortable

On your own, the struggles of grief often lead to dark places that are seemingly impossible to escape.  We know.  Ian’s Place is a private and safe and comfortable environment shared only with other parents who are grieving with loss of their own.


About Ian's Place

Ian's Place is committed to bringing people together, to comfort and heal. We provide a safe space, as well as resources and support groups to help bereaved parents and those grieving loss. Learn more about Ian's Place and available resources.

Our Founders

Read about the founders of Ian's Place and learn more about their story.

Our Stories

Read the stories shared by the members of Ian's Place.


Read frequently asked questions about Ian's Place, our support groups & more.

Communities We Support

Ian's Place supports the the EM5 Fly Foundation. Learn about their mission.


Read the heartfelt testimonials from the members of Ian's Place.

Available Support

Learn more about one-to-one support & various support groups.