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NN 507: Living with Grief and Loss


American Association of Retired Persons   
601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
Toll-free: 888-687-2277

AARP is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of person 50 and older. Website has a variety of articles on grief and life after loss.


The Compassionate Friends, Inc.
P.O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, Illinois 60522-3696

A not-for-profit self-help organization to assist families following the death of a child. Local chapters.  Literature available.


The Dougy Center
3909 S. E. 52nd Avenue
P.O. Box 86852
Portland, Oregon 97286
Toll-free: 866-775-5683

The NationalCenter for Grieving Children and Families assists grieving children and their families through peer support groups. Literature available.


Grief Recovery
P.O. Box 6061-382
Sherman Oaks, California 91413

This institute provides programs for many other bereavement groups and as well as programs in many communities. Information for professionals. Articles available.


11877 Douglas Road
Alpharetta, GA 30005

Grief Recover Online (founded by) Widows and Widowers is a non-for profit providing grief recovery support on the Internet for people who have lost loved ones.


Jessie Flynn’s Center for Living
24 Wernik Place
Metuchen, NJ 08840

Support services educate adults and especially children about healthy ways of coping with loss. Literature available.


National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved
P.O. Box 16353
St. Louis, MO 63125-0353

This non-profit organization tries to extend a healing ministry to all who have experienced the death of a loved one. Collaborates with parishes and ministers of consolation.


2100 Gold Road #370
Rolling Meadows, Illinois60008
Toll-free: 800-266-3206

This is an international not-for-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life altering crisis.


Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
910 17th Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
Toll-free: 800-959-8277

TAPS assists survivors who have lost loved ones in the Armed Forces including practical advice. Peer support helps bereaved people reach out to others.   


For additional help in coping with bereavement, speak to your own priest, minister or rabbi; or contact a church, synagogue or other house of worship; or a library, community mental health agency or other local resources. This reference list is produced by The Christophers. Information is subject to change.

The Christophers is a non-profit media organization founded in 1945 by Father James Keller, M.M. Based on the Judeo-Christian concept of service to God and all humanity, The Christophers encourages individuals to pursue positive and constructive action for a better world. 

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