2017 Human Services Award

2017 Human Services Award
Papillon is again honored to be a recipient of this award from the Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County (NAMC). The NAMC awards celebration was inspiring in recognizing all the amazing nonprofits that serve our community. We are grateful to be recognized as part of this compassionate and dedicated group of people. Let’s all keep up ...

Papillon was on TV!

Watch Joy Smith, co-founder and Board President’s recent interview on YourTownTV with Paula MacNab. In it you will learn about Papillon’s mission, programs, and goals.

Papillon Center Specializes In The Foreign Language Of Grief

The Carmel Pine Cone Volume 102 No. 41 Oct. 7 – 13,  2016 By DENNIS TAYLOR There’s a language school in Monterey, a place where people gather to speak in tongues known only to those who understand how it feels to live with profound grief. Dark as that might sound, it’s hard to imagine a ...

Monterey’s Papillon Center shines a light through grief

Monterey’s Papillon Center shines a light through grief
By Dennis Taylor, Monterey Herald MONTEREY >> When her husband, Jerry, died of cancer after 19 years of marriage in April 2011, Helen Grady says her recovery plan was to avoid her grief. She logged 30,000 miles over the next year, visiting family on the East Coast and traveling in Europe. She also spent time ...