Frequently Asked Questions
• Who is eligible to participate in Under Adria’s Wings?
Under Adria’s Organization Youth Organization is open to all children and teens, age 5-17, living in the New Orleans, Louisiana, and McDonough, Georgia areas and who have experienced the death of a parent or guardian at some point in their lifetime.
• How much does it cost?
We do not charge a fee for the support services, activities, and outings offered by Under Adria’s Wings. All programs at Under Adria’s Wings are 100% free of charge to our participants and their families. Under Adria’s Wings is funded by a wide variety of generous community donors.
• How long after the death does the family need to wait before calling?
A family can call and start the process for participation as soon as they are ready. Every family and every individual grieves differently. We recognize this and meet families when they are ready.
• What is the membership process?
After submitting an application for each eligible child, you will be contacted to schedule a guardian phone interview. The final step is to attend a Family Orientation to learn all about Under Adria’s Wings.
• What happens at a Family Orientation?
Family Orientation is an orientation for families joining Under Adria’s Wings. This is a time for you and your family to learn more about the programs offered and get comfortable with Under Adria’s Wings before joining. It is also an opportunity for us to get to know you and your child/ren better.
• How long is a family expected to participate in Under Adria’s Wings?
We believe in the uniqueness of the intensity and duration of grief for each individual and family. Children/teens choose when to start and when to stop attending. We serve children ages 5-18.
• How is Under Adria’s Wings funded?
Under Adria’s Wings operates entirely on donations from generous individuals, foundations, and corporations. We appreciate every gift as it allows us to continue providing a fun, positive, uplifting environment to help grieving children succeed in living healthy lives. Click here to learn how you can help.