What is Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss?

Death and grief are common human experiences, yet these experiences tend to be different for every individual. As a result, Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss offers a wide variety of resources available to you and your family as you begin to work through your grief.
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Academy of Grief and Loss
Academy Events

Academy Events

Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
Community Events

Community Events

Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

Our Staff

Amber Elliott

Family Services Coordinator

Amber grew up in the Des Moines area, and graduated from Urbandale High School in 2005. She attended Iowa State University, graduating in May 2009, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Child, Adult, and Family Services. She and her husband Scott currently reside in Ankeny.

Outside of work, Amber loves being a mommy to their sons, Brody and Bryce, and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys visiting local wineries, traveling, and spoiling their dog Lola. Her favorite sports teams are the Iowa State Cyclones (Go State!) and the Kansas City Chiefs!