Bereavement Web Resources

Website includes a grief and loss information page that offers comprehensive source of information for bereaved adults and bereavement professionals.

American Association of Suicidology
Excellent information and links to suicide related topics.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Especially good information for survivors of suicide including a link for a webcast for the National Survivors of Suicide Annual Conference.

Association for Death Education and Counseling

342 N. Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06117-2507
A multidisciplinary membership organization offering newsletters and annual conferences. Members receive discounts on subscriptions to Death Studies and Omega Journal of Death and Dying as well as Thanatos, Bereavement Magazine, and Illness, Crisis and Loss.

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement
Provides opportunities for support and education regarding pet loss. The site includes links, chat rooms, and helpful articles for grieving pet owners.

Bereaved Parents of the USA

P.O. Box 95
Park Forest, IL 60466
A national non-profit organization established to reach out to bereaved parents and siblings. BP/USA and its chapters offer support to parents regardless of their race, creed, economic status or the cause of death.
Call 944-9007 for information about meetings in central Arkansas

Centering Corporation

1531 North Saddle Creek Road
Omaha, NE 68104
An exceptional resource, for inexpensive brochures, publications, and workshops.

Channing L. Bete Co., Inc.

200 State Road
South Deerfield, MA 01373
Publishers of several “Scriptographic” pamphlets including About Grief, About Dying, Sad Hug, Mad Hug, Happy Hug and When Someone you Love Dies. Its publication, Working Through Grief, is used in the Good Mourning Grief Support Groups for adults.

Children’s Hospice International

2202 Mt. Vernon Suite #3C
Alexandria, VA 22301
International multidisciplinary membership organization. Offers a newsletter, annual conference, and publications.

Compassion Book Service

477 Hannah Branch Road
Burnsville, NC 28714
An excellent mail order resource for books on loss and grief for children and adults.

Compassionate Friends

P.O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3699
Offer local self-help groups for parents grieving the death of a child. Also publish several brochures.
Check phone book or website for local chapters.

Dougy Center

P.O. Box 86852
Portland, OR 97286
A model center for grieving children and families. Resources include week long training institutes, training manuals, videotapes and publications.

Grief Watch

2116 N.E. 18th Ave.
Portland, OR 97212
Resources for pregnancy loss and support for general loss. Website includes a relative links index, message boards, and related grief topics. Also includes information regarding The Remembering Heart, The Certificate of Life, Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss (a book), and personal bereavement cards.

An internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have over 30 email support groups and two websites. This site also has a very broad annotated book list for a variety of losses and grief topics.

Growth House
A very informative and helpful website that includes "best of the net" resources on most grief categories, including children's grief. Highly recommended.

Hospice Foundation of America

2001 S. Street NW #300
Washington D.C. 20009
This organization sponsors an annual national bereavement teleconference and have some very good grief-related publications and newsletters.

Kids Said
A website operated by GriefNet. It provides a safe place for children to share and help each other deal with grief about any of their losses. Opportunities to share feelings, show art work, and meet peers online are provided.

MISS Foundation
PO Box 5333
Peoria, AZ 85385-5333
An online support site for those who have experienced the death of a child with an award-winning newsletter, articles, poems, and information available in Spanish.

National Alliance for Grieving Children
A new and still developing website bringing together information about resources related to giving support to grieving children.

National SHARE Office

300 First Capitol Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63301
A national organization offering support for parents who have experienced a pregnancy loss. Website includes a national directory of support groups.

National Sudden Infant Death Resource Center

2115 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., Suite 601
Washington, DC 20007-2292
(866) 866-7437 toll free
The National Sudden Infant Death Resource Center (NSIDRC) serves as a central source of information on sudden infant death, promoting healthy outcomes for infants and grieving a sudden infant death.

Parents of Murdered Children

100 8th St. #B41
Cincinnati, OH 45202
A national support group organization for parents and other co-victims of homicide.

A Place to Remember
Uplifting support materials and resources for those who have been touched by a crisis in pregnancy or the death of a baby.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Excellent information regarding suicide prevention.
For more information contact:
Greg Adams

Thanks to Chris Brown, MS, CCLS, Director, Child Life and Education Department, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for an earlier version of this resource list.