Bereavement Support and Grief Counseling Organizations
Contact information for organizations offering grief counseling and bereavement support
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 free, confidential support if you or someone you know is struggling to cope.
Community-based organization for teenagers, with a hotline open every night from 6pm to 10pm.
Phone: (310) 855-4673 or (800) 852-8336
Address: P.O. Box 48750, Los Angeles, CA 90048-0750
Support after the death of a partner
Soaring Spirits International
Connecting widowed people with each other in a support network.
Address: 2828 Cochran Street, #194 Simi Valley, Ca 93065
National Widowers’ Organization
Information center and support network for men who have lost a spouse or partner.
A coalition of community-based suicide prevention centers in Boston, Cape Cod, Fall River, Keene, Merrimack, New York City and Providence.
Phone: 1-(800) 273-TALK
Support after the death of a child
The Compassionate Friends
Grief support after the death of a child, with 650 chapters across all 50 states.
Phone: (630) 990-0010 or toll-free (877) 969-0010
Address: PO Box 3696, Oak Brook, IL 60522
Volunteer-based organization helping families across the US after the death of a child.
Phone: 1-602-279-MISS (6477) or 1-888-455-MISS (6477)
Address: P.O. Box 9195, Austin, TX 78766
Bereaved Parents of the USA
National non-profit self-help group offering support through chapters across the US.
Address: c/o Katherine Corrigan, 5 Vanek Road, Poughkeepsie NY12603-5403
Organization providing support groups and resources to bereaved families.
Phone: (516) 364-COPE (2673)
Address: P.O.Box 1251, Melville, NY 11747
Grief counselors and resources for parents grieving after miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a baby.
Address: 9 Newport Drive, Suite 200, Forest Hill, MD 21050M
Support for children and teens
National Alliance for Grieving Children
Network and resources for those supporting bereaved children and teenagers.
Phone: (866) 432-1542
Address: 900 SE Ocean Blvd., Suite 130D, Stuart, FL 34994
The Dougy Center
A national center for grieving children, teens and families, providing free support services.
Phone: 503-775-5683 or toll-free 866-775-5683
Address: PO Box 86852, Portland, Oregon 97286
Support for military families
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Support network for those grieving the death of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces.
Phone: 202-588-TAPS (8277) or toll-free 800-959-TAPS (8277)
Address: 3033 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 630, Arlington, VA 22201
Society of Military Widows
Offering practical and moral support to women whose husbands served in the Armed Forces.
Support after suicide
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
Grief support resources provided by suicide prevention charity SAVE.
Address: 8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite 470, Bloomington, MN 55431
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Bereavement support networks and resources provided by a national charity.
Address: 120 Wall Street, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10005