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FIANCES AND SIGNIFICANT OTHERS
RETREAT 

Next Event: August 16 - 19th, 2024

C.O.P.S. Fiance &
Significant Others Retreat

Fiancés & Significant Others Retreat is planned for surviving fiancés and significant others (21 years or older) of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty, according to C.O.P.S. criteria

Surviving Fiancés, Significant Others, and Life Partners have to cope with the fact that plans they may have created for their future have drastically changed after the loss of their officer. Dealing with challenges such as missed opportunities and the feeling of unimportance is a common struggle they face. C.O.P.S. is here to provide the necessary tools to support you through your grief at Fiancés and Significant Others Retreat.

What to Expect

Surviving Fiancés, Significant Others, and Life Partners have to cope with the fact that plans they may have created for their future have drastically changed after the loss of their officer. Dealing with challenges such as missed opportunities and the feeling of unimportance is a common struggle they face. C.O.P.S. is here to provide the necessary tools to support you through your grief at Fiancés and Significant Others Retreat.


You will get the chance to participate in fun, challenging group activities, while in a relaxed setting away from your everyday stressors. At the retreat, you will meet licensed mental health professionals who will support you while facilitating sessions as well as optional one-on-one counseling. 


By attending Fiancés & Significant Others Retreat, you will receive incredible support from peers who truly understand and learn how to navigate through these life altering changes. 

Session Examples

  • What If

  • Roadmap to Resilience

  • You and Your Anger

  • Fears that can Keep us Stuck

  • It’s Meaningful to Me

If you are flying: You should plan to arrive at St. Louis Lambert Airport (STL) between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday, August 16. You will be met by a C.O.P.S. representative at the airport and transported to the YMCA Trout Lodge by bus. You will be transported back to the St. Louis Airport on Monday, August 19, by 11:30 a.m. Please be sure your return flight is AFTER 12:30 p.m. to allow time for check-in and security checks.


If you are driving: You will need to arrive at the YMCA Trout Lodge by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 16, and stay through breakfast on Monday, August 19. Meals and activities are planned; no late arrivals or early departures please.


Limited travel assistance may be available. Contact the C.O.P.S. National Office for additional information.

Travel Information

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