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Grief and Bereavement Resources

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: 800.424.3410

Resources Offered: Widow to widow support group.

Amanda the Panda

1000 73rd St.
West Des Moines, IA 50311

Phone: 515.223.4847

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

American Association of Suicidology

4201 Connecticut Ave. NW, Ste. 408
Washington, DC 20008

Phone: 202.237.2280
Fax: 202.237.2282

Resources Offered: A resource for anyone concerned about suicide.

American Childhood Cancer Organization

PO Box 498
Kensington, MD 20895-0498

Phone: 800.366.2223 (CCCF)

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

American SIDS Institute

2480 Windy Hill Rd., Ste. 380
Marietta, GA 30067

Toll-free: 800.232.SIDS

Resources Offered: Families grieving the death of an infant.

Big Brothers / Big Sisters of America

National Office
230 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215.577.7000

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

Center for Loss in Multiple Births

PO Box 91377
Anchorage, AK 99509

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

PO Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522

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

1314 Bedford Ave., Ste. 210
Baltimore, MD 21208

Phone: 800.221.7437

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.


National Office
PO Box 541688
Dallas, TX 75354-1688

Toll-free: 800.438.6233

National Hospice Organization

1700 Diagonal Rd., Ste. 625
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone:  703.576.4928

National Leadership Coalition on AIDS

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

Phone: 202.429.0930

National Organization for Victim Assistance

1730 Park Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20010

Information and Referrals for Victims of Crime and Disaster:

Phone: 202.-232.6682

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

Parents of Murdered Children

100 E. 8th St., Ste. B-41
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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.

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