A fairly comprehensive list of several non-profit groups and organizations
can be of great support in helping you to cope with the grief of losing
a loved one.
- American Association of Retired
People Grief and Loss program includes online articles, publications,
support groups, and discussion boards on coping with the loss of a family
ACCESS - Aircraft Casualty
Emotional Support Service provides peer grief support and resource
information to those who have survived or lost loved ones in air disasters.
- American Foundation for Suicide prevention is dedicated to advancing
knowledge of suicide and the ability to prevent it.
Alive Alone - Designed to benefit bereaved parents whose only child or all children
have died by providing a self-help network and newsletter to promote
communication and healing.
after the baby steps that form the long and difficult road to recovery from
the loss of a child.
- Bereaved Parents of the USA offers support, care, and compassion for
bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents.
Center for Loss
in Multiple Births
- By and for parents who have experienced the death of one or more children
during a multiple pregnancy, at birth, and through childhood.
Connection - Contains articles and
readings for all who have suffered a loss.
Camp - No charge
nonprofit camp for siblings and children (age 7-17) coping with the loss of
a sibling or parent.
Coping-With Loss -
Coping with loss is an excellent site that lists a tremendous amount of
grief help and other web sites to go to.
- Grief Haven provides loving support, hope, and hands-on tolls for those who
have lost a child, brother or sister, or grandchild, and also provides
education to professionals and others seeking to help bereaved family
members rebuild their lives.
GriefNet - Offers
e-mail support groups for the bereaved including parents, siblings, and
grandparents. It also offers a wide variety of bereavement related content
including a comprehensive resource guide of bereavement organizations and a
sister website for bereaved children,
Foundation of America - Includes information about hospice care and
programs including bereavement support for families using hospice.
Against Drunk Drivers has a mission to stop drunk driving, support victims
of violent crime, and prevent underage drinking.
- Mothers in Sympathy and
Support provides emergency support to families after the death of their baby
or young child.
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
When a baby or infant has died, Now I Lay Me Down to
Sleep, through its nationwide network of professional photographers, will
arrange a tasteful private sitting at the hospital with no charge for any
services or pictures.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
- SHARE's mission is to serve those who are touched by the tragic death of a
baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death.
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Network offers latest information, as well as
support, for those who have been touched by the tragedy of SIDS/OID (other
- Survivors of Suicide helps those who have lost a loved one to suicide to
resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way.
- Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
is made up of, and provides services to, all those who have lost a loved one
while serving the country in the Armed Forces.
Twinless Twins - Serves in support of twins (and all multiple births) who suffer from the loss of
companionship of their twin through death, estrangement, or in-utero loss.