Grief Support

 

The First Step in the Grieving process  for the loss of a loved one is to hold a Funeral/Memorial Service

We want to provide you with resources that can aid  you and your family going through the grieving process to aid in creating a loving and lasting memory of your loved one(s).

 

 

General Grief Resources

 

AARP Grief & Loss: a collection of resources and an on-line support community.

 

National Funeral Directors Association: Frequently Asked Questions about grief.

 

American Cancer Society – Support to cancer patients, family and friends.

 

Growth House – Discusses hospice care, dying with dignity, terminal illness, grief and bereavement.

 

GROWW.org – message boards, resource listings and secure chat rooms for the grieving.

 

WidowNet - an information and support resource for, and by, widows and widowers.

 

 

Grief Resources For Families

 

 

National SIDS and Infant Death Program Support Center – provides research, education, and support for families dealing with SIDS.

 

Bereaved Parents USA – a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families.

 

The Compassionate Friends – supports families who have experienced the death of a child.

 

 

Grief Resources For Children

 

Fernside Online – an online resource for grieving children.

 

The Dougy Center – the first center in the United States to provide peer support groups for grieving children. They provide support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.

 

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