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 adventures 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 uniquely curated retreat experiences throughout the year for families affected by serious life-altering illness and loss. The Still Place is a 501(c)3 non profit organization relying on the generosity of donations to support families who would otherwise be unable to take a vacation. All activities are currently supported through donations with lodging provided free of charge by Laughing Waterdog, LLC.
Services offered include:
Free Facilitated Single Family Retreats designed uniquely for each family ranging from simple lodging to fully catered, activity packed experiences.
Still Beside You: Monthly gathering to encourage open discussion and wonderment regarding living with serious illness and end-of-life issues.
Still Time: Monthly gathering of contemplative prayer.
Various retreats: Gardening retreats, Caring for the Caregiver Retreats, No One Dies Alone
Rest, Renewal and Re-creation
Rest, Renewal and Re-creation for families affected by serious illness