Your health and safety are always our top priority! 

Until further notice, our Cottage is closed and all in-person volunteer visits, support groups and school programs are temporarily suspended. However, we know that the community depends on us for support and a caring presence every day, and we’re committed to continuing to be there for you by offering an alternative set of services. Our staff and trained volunteers are available to offer phone support, online and community resources, as well as reading recommendations and other useful tools.  Throughout this time of uncertainty, we will continue to be a reliable and knowledgeable source of support for people dealing with serious illness and their caregivers, adults who are grieving the death of a loved one, parents of grieving children, as well as teachers, school counselors, and others in the community.   

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Comuníquese con nosotros para brindarle mayor información de nuestros programas y cómo podemos ayudarle.

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Upcoming Events

  • VIRTUAL Family Night
  • Parenting While Grieving - Online Workshop
  • Voice Your Choice Webinar
  • At A Loss: A Writing Workshop on Grief
  • VIRTUAL Family Night
  • VIRTUAL Family Night
  • VIRTUAL Raise Your Glass Fundraiser
  • VIRTUAL Camp Erin

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"I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

 - Maya Angelou


CaringMatters provides social supports and community education so that no one dies or grieves alone.  


Phone: 301-869-HOPE (4673)

Registered Charity: 52-1591455

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CaringMatters is a 501(c)(3) non-profi­t organization registered with the State of Maryland, and our EIN is 52-1591455. A copy of our current ­financial statement is available by contacting CaringMatters, Inc. at 518 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 or at 301-869-4673. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary.