FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is Erin?
Erin’s House is named in memory of Erin Farragh. Erin was almost six when she died suddenly in her home in Fort Wayne on January 5, 1989.
How much do your services cost?
There is no fee for any of our services. Erin’s House receives no government funding and relies solely on the generosity of the community, foundations, service clubs, organizations and individual donations. We welcome children regardless of their family’s financial circumstances.
What hours are services available?
All of our biweekly peer support groups meet on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 6:30 and 8:15 p.m.
Where are your services available?
Erin’s House is located at 5670 YMCA Park Drive West, Fort Wayne, IN 46835.
Do kids live there?
No, although we’re called Erin’s House, no children actually live at Erin’s House. Families attend peer support groups two times a month in the evenings for a few hours.
Who is eligible for your services?
Any child, youth, or young adult ages 3-30 who has experienced the death of a loved one. Parents/guardians are also welcome to attend peer support groups that meet at the same time.
How do I use your services?
To get involved in a peer support group, families can call Erin’s House at 260-423-2466.
Are your services available in other languages?
Yes, programming is also available in Spanish.