Resources at your fingertips

"Helpful Links" provides a selection of available supportive resources. Any one of these selections will provide multiple links to other resources. Inclusion of a site on this page should not be considered an endorsement. The Center for Infant and Child Loss is not responsible for the availability or content of these sites.

The Compassionate Friends

Nationwide support group for parents who have lost children at any age, gives local support groups information & various grief related information. Also includes sibling grief

Bereaved Parents of USA

Similar to Compassionate Friends includes local support groups and grief related information

Hospice Foundation of America

Local resources with links and articles on grief

Sibling Loss

For anyone who has lost a brother or sister or adults who grew up with a chronic and fatal disease.

William Wendt Center

Washington DC area includes support group info and grief resources

Suicide Support Documents

After Suicide | LifeSavers Manual | After a Suicide Attempt
Supporting Your Loved One After a Suicide Attempt

Grief Net

Informative link with section for children, library and articles

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB)

Resource for loss of twin or multiples

Parents Of Murdered Children

Support for parents who have lost a child to homicide

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D)

Support for parents who have lost a child through an alcohol related crash

Dedicate a Star

Visitors to the site are invited to create a tribute to their little one, using a simple online form. Once the tribute has been approved a twinkling star bearing the child's name will appear in the night sky.

Twinless Twins Support Group

For parents who have lost a twin

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

SIDS Network

Links and articles on SIDS and grief

SIDS Alliance/First Candle

National parent organization

Perinatal Loss

MISS Foundation

Informative site for perinatal and infant loss

Hygeia Foundation

Poems, literature and personal stories related to loss

A Place to Remember

Includes literature to purchase and links to other sites

Children's Grief

The Dougy Center

Resources available for parents and children

Explaining Death to a Child

Explanation for talking to children about death

Stella Maris

The Center for Grief and Loss Bereavement support for children and teens

Online Support Groups

Lots of good information for parents including an up to date message board for all typed of grief and loss.
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