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RESOURCES TO HELP COPE WITH GRIEF 

NN 507: Living with Grief and Loss


 

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

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
630-990-0010
Email: nationaloffice@compassionatefriends.org
www.compassionatefriends.org

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
503-775-5683
Toll-free: 866-775-5683
www.dougy.org

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
818-907-9600
www.grief-recovery.com

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

 

GROWW
11877 Douglas Road
#102-PMB101
Alpharetta, GA 30005
www.groww.com

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
732-895-2563
www.kidscopewithgrief.com

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
314-638-2638
www.griefwork.org

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.

 

Rainbows
2100 Gold Road #370
Rolling Meadows, Illinois60008
847-952-1770
Toll-free: 800-266-3206
www.rainbows.org

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
202-457-8277
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. 

 

The Christophers
5 Hanover Square
New York, NY 10004

212-759-4050
888-298-4050
mail@christophers.org
www.christophers.org