Additional Helpful Resources

Alcove Center for Grieving Children
This nonprofit organization facilitates activity-based bereavement support groups for children and their families residing in Southern New Jersey between the ages of 3-18 who have experienced the loss of a family member.

Alive Alone
A support group for the education of bereaved parents whose only child or all children are deceased.

American Hospice Foundation
Care and support for dying and grieving people of all ages.

Association for Death Education and Counseling
For deathcare professionals seeking information on death education, bereavement counseling and care of the dying.

Beyond Indigo
Online grief support forum providing online support, products and services for individuals coping with loss.

The Compassionate Friends
A self-help group for bereaved families who have experienced the death of a child.

The Center for Grieving Children
A nonprofit organization that helps children and their families cope with death. This group also serves as an educational and supportive resource for professionals and others who interact with grieving children and teens.

The Center for Loss and Life Transition
Compassionate support and guidance for adults, children and bereavement caregivers.

The Dougy Center
A supportive place where children, teens, young adults and their families can share their experiences.

First Candle - SIDS Alliance
Information for families and professionals about SIDS and dealing with the death of a baby.

Good Grief
A free peer bereavement support organization that focuses on assisting grieving children and teens.

Growth House, Inc.
Provides resources on life-threatening illness, end-of-life care and bereavement for professionals and the general public.

Hospice Foundation of America
Provides information for professionals and families on issues relating to caregiving, terminal illness, loss and bereavement.

A grief center dedicated to providing free year-round peer grief support groups for New Jersey children and their families.

Kids Health
A helpful website providing reference material on ways to help kids manage and cope with death, the loss of a friend or pet, and many other support tools for those suffering loss.

Monmouth Rainbows
Rainbows is a free program that helps children heal from the emotional impacts of separation, divorce, death, illness, military deployment or any other painful family transition.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
A national organization that offers support to those who have lost a family member or friend to a drunk driving accident.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
For professionals working to improve the care of the dying.

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.
Offers ongoing emotional support, education, prevention and advocacy to those bereaving the murder of a family member or friend.

New Jersey Self-Help Clearinghouse
Provides a free, downloadable mini-directory for all 21 state counties outlining information on support groups for such issues as abuse, addiction, bereavement and mental health.

The Simple Dollar
Provides a helpful Disability Benefits Guide that breaks down qualifications and the application process, as well as provides a calculator that can help estimate monthly and annual benefits.

Stephy's Place
A non-profit support center for grief and loss offering 10 peer support groups free-of-charge.

TEARS Foundation
A foundation that seeks to help lift financial burdens from families who have lost a child by providing funds to assist with the cost of burial or cremation services.