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Grief and Bereavement Resources
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Below is a list of organizations that provide a variety of grief and bereavement resources. If you are aware of additional organizations that provide assistance to the bereaved, please contact IFDA with your suggestions.

AARP Grief and Loss

601 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20049

Phone: 202.434.2260
Toll-free: 1.888.687-2277

Resources Offered: Widow to widow support group.

Amanda the Panda

1821 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Phone: 515.223.4847

Resources Offered: A bereavement counseling group for children in camp setting.

American Association of Suicidology

5221 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20015

Phone: 202.237.2280
Fax: 202.237.2282

Resources Offered: A resource for anyone concerned about suicide.

American Childhood Cancer Organization

6868 Distribution Drive
Beltsville, MD 20705

Phone: 855.858.2226 (CCCF)

Resources Offered: A national support group for victims of childhood cancer and their families.

American SIDS Institute

528 Raven Way
Naples, FL 34110

Phone: 239.431.5425
Fax: 239.431.5536

Resources Offered: Families grieving the death of an infant.

Big Brothers / Big Sisters of America

2502 N. Rocky Point Drive, Suite 550
Tampa, FL 33607

Phone: 813.720.8778
Fax: 813.749.9446

Resources Offered: Programs are available to children who have had one or both parents die.

Center for Loss in Multiple Births

PO Box 190401
Anchorage, AK 99519

Phone: 907.222.5321

Resources Offered: CLIMB is a national organization that provides resources and referrals for parents who have lost one or more children in multiple births.

The Compassionate Friends

1000 Jorie Blvd., Suite 140
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Phone: 877.969.0010

Resources Offered: A national group for parents whose child has died.

Concerns for Police Survivors

PO Box 3199
S. Hwy. 5
Camdenton, MO 65020

Phone: 573.346.4911

First Candle

49 Locust Avenue, Suite 104
New Canaan, CT 06840


Resources Offered: First Candle provides support for new and expecting parents or those dealing with stillbirth and SIDS.

Hope for the Bereaved, Inc.

4500 Onondaga Blvd.
Syracuse, NY 13219

Phone: 315.475.9675

Resources Offered: Hope for the Bereaved is a national organization with support groups.

International THEOS Foundation

322 Boulevard of the Allies, Ste. 105
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1919

Phone: 412.471.7779

Resources Offered: They Help Each Other Spiritually is an international group for widows and widowers.


511 E. John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75062


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone:  703.837.1500

National Leadership Coalition on AIDS

1730 M St., Ste. 905
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202.429.0930

National Organization for Victim Assistance

510 King Street, Suite 424
Alexandria, VA 22314

Information and Referrals for Victims of Crime and Disaster:

Phone: 703.535.6682

Resources Offered: NOVA provides a support referral service for families of violent crimes victims.

Parents of Murdered Children

635 West 7th Street, Suite 104
Cincinnati, OH 45203

Phone: 513.721.5683

Resources Offered: This group offers grief support groups and resources to help victims of violent crimes understand the justice system.

Parents Without Partners

1650 S. Dixie Hwy., Ste. 510
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Phone: 561.391.8833

Resources Offered: PWP is a national organization for single parents either through death or divorce.

Pregancy and Infant Loss Center

1421 E. Wayzata Blvd. S. 70
Wayzata, MN 55391

Resources Offered: The center serves as a national resource for those who have suffered miscarriage, stillborn, or the death of an infant.