Grief Support Groups, Resources & Information







Below is a list of organizations that offer nationwide grief support and recovery services, information and other resources to help the bereaved. Because many of these organizations specialize in the grief associated with a particular type of circumstance, the list is arranged alphabetically by the type of loss. (The “General Loss” category offers listings that you might find helpful regardless of the cause of death.) If you cannot locate information about a grief support and recovery group in your community online, then you should contact a funeral home in your community for suggestions.


Addiction Loss
GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing),

Aircraft Loss
ACCESS (AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services),

Child/Grandchild Loss
Bereaved Parents of the USA,
Compassionate Friends, The,
COPE (Connecting Our Paths Eternally) Foundation, The,,
MISS Foundation, The,,

Firefighter Loss
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation,

General Loss
AARP, Death & Dying Forum,
Dougy Center, The,,
Light Beyond, The,
National Alliance for Grieving Children,
National Students of AMF (Actively Moving Forward; for college students),
New York Life Foundation, The,
Open to Hope,

Law-enforcement Loss
C.O.P.S. (Concerns Of Police Survivors),

Military/Armed Services Loss
T.A.P.S. (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors),

Miscarriage/Pregnancy/SIDS/Stillbirth Loss
Baby Center,
CJ Foundation for SIDS,
First Candle,
Grieve Out Loud,
Hand to Hold,
Healing Hearts,
Hygeia Foundation,
Missing GRACE Foundation,
Naomi’s Circle,
Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support,
Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Program,

Murder Loss
Parents of Murdered Children,

Parent Loss
Camp Erin (for children),,,

Pet Loss
APLB (Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement),,
Pet Loss Grief Support,
Pet Partners,

Sibling Loss
Bereaved Parents of the USA,
Compassionate Friends, The,,
Twinless Twins Support Group,,

Spouse/Partner Loss
Beginning Experience,,
National Widower’s Organization,
Parents Without Partners,
Single Fathers Due to Cancer,,

Suicide Loss
American Association of Suicidology,
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention,,
S.A.V.E. (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education),,,




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