Offering rest, renewal and re-creation to families experiencing serious illness or loss incorporating nature, art, spirituality and Southern Appalachian experiences to enhance resiliency, empowerment and self-determination.
Escape to the wild, lush Tusquittee Valley in Hayesville, NC.
Our mission is to offer rest, renewal and re-creation in a rural Appalachian setting to families experiencing serious illness or loss incorporating nature, art, spirituality and homesteading experiences to enhance resiliency, empowerment and self-determination.
Rest, nestled, along 400 feet of soothing water on Compass Creek. Explore 27 pristine acres of southern Appalachia! Stroll through rhododendron tunnels leading to an expansive network of trails and Forest Service Lands.
The Still Place offers a spectrum of small batch vacation and retreat experiences throughout the year for families affected by serious illness. The Still Place is a 501(c)3 non profit organization relying on the generosity of tax deferred donations to support families who would otherwise be unable to take a vacation. All activities are currently supported through donations with lodging provided by Laughing Waterdog, LLC at The Still House.
Services offered include:
Free Facilitated Retreats and Vacations designed uniquely for each family ranging from simple lodging to fully catered, activity packed experiences.
Still Day Retreats: Days of guided silence open to the public including mindfulness practices, centering prayer, labyrinth free of charge.
Still Time: Monthly gatherings of group meditation, centering prayer, mindfulness open to all faith traditions.
Still Beside You: Monthly gathering to encourage open discussion and wonderment regarding living with serious illness and end-of-life issues.
Caring for the Caregiver Retreats
Resiliency Retreats for Individuals Living with Serious Illnesses
Renewal Retreats for Health Care Professionals
Rest, Renewal and Re-creation
Rest, Renewal and Re-creation for families affected by serious illness