In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve, we have provided some helpful grief support links below:
Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.
AARP Grief & Loss
With AARP you’ll find articles, discussions, and helpful information on dealing with end-of-life care, the challenges faced by caregivers, and how to deal with grief after a loss.
Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality. The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.
National Funeral Directors Association
Information and support about understanding grief and loss.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.
Discusses hospice care, dying with dignity, terminal illness, grief and bereavement.
An information and support resource for, and by, widows and widowers.
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.
Healing Hearts for Bereaved Parents
Offers understanding, suggestions for coping, support, friendship, and hope to all parents who are struggling with grief.
The Compassionate Friends
Supports families who have experienced the death of a child.
SHARE Pregnancy & and Infant Loss Support
Provides support to those mourning the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death.
Specifically for Children;
Sesame Street® in Communities
Sesame Street® in Communities has a ton of great resources for helping the whole family heal and cope with a loss. Visit their site to discover pintable's, videos, activities, and more to help children work through their feelings of grief in ways that make sense to them.
Helpful Children's Books
This list from Allina Health recommends books that deal with death and grief. They are organized by age so that you can have a meaningful discussion with your child no matter where they are developmentally. Check them out to help your children make sense of their feelings and understand what they’re experiencing.
Death and Dying: Talking to Your Children About Death
Here you'll find a Huffington Post article by Judith Acosta containing advice and guidance from her book Verbal First Aid, which counsels parents on ways to help kids heal from fear and pain in a variety of situations, including the death of a loved one. If you find the advice in the article helpful, you may want to read her book for even more insight.