Bereavement Resources and Organizations for Families


AGAST – Alliance of Grandparents, a Support in Tragedy, 1-888-774-7437
Online newsletter and forum for bereaved grandparents.

Alive & Alone
Quarterly newsletter for parents whose only, or all, children have died.

American Association of Suicidology, 202-237-2280
Information regarding suicide with links to further sites regarding depression.

Boulden Publications, 1-800-238-8433
Materials to help adults discuss difficult subjects, such as death, with children.

Center for Loss and Life Transition, 970-226-6050, Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D., Director
Center provides training for professionals and volunteers; literature on grief/loss; "Griefwords" on-line library includes many articles on grief.

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth
Support and information for parents who have experienced the death of one or more, both or all twins or higher multiples at any time from conception through birth, infancy and childhood.

Centering Corporation , 866-218-0101
Comprehensive site for literature on grief and difficult life situations; many good items for and about children.

Compassionate Friends, 1-877-969-0010, Colorado Chapter
National self-help group run by bereaved parents; many local chapters; web sites offers various "chat" opportunities.

Crisis, Grief & Healing
Led by Tom Golden, LCSW; site offers chat for men & women, articles regarding grief, links to many other related sites.

The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families, 503-775-5683
A national center for grieving children that offers information, education and support for children and adults.

Fernside 513-745-0111
Informative site which includes ideas/activities to assist children & teens with their grieving.

GriefNet
Internet community of 30+ e-mail support groups; bibliographies available; has companion site for kids: KIDSAID.

Healing Hearts
Site for bereaved parents; can make pen-pal connections; grandparent support as well.

MISS Foundation (Mothers in Sympathy and Support)
Supportive information from grassroots organization for parents who have experienced stillbirth, infant or toddler death.

Open to Hope Foundation
Resource information for many types of loss; access to a weekly internet radio talk show, "Healing the Grieving Heart".

Parents of Murdered Children, 1-888-818-POMC
For families and friends of those who have died by violence.

SHARE, 1-800-821-6819
Good resource for information and support regarding infant and neonatal loss; chat opportunities.

The Sibling Connection
Articles and newsletters about sibling loss; nice information about age appropriate responses to death.

Twinless Twins Support Group, 1-888-205-8962
Resources for families who have experienced the death of a twin.