Resources for those who are grieving over the loss of a loved one, or know someone who is ...
Helpful documents to download and print (pdf)
|After a Death Do's and Don'ts||Empty Cradle Brochure||Things for Adults to Do with Children|
|After Loss Credo||Financial Checklist||Tips for Parents with Children in Crisis|
|Bereavement Support Groups||Planning Child's Service||Victims Services - San Diego DA|
|Children's Words That Can Help||Things for a Child to Do||TIP Citizen Resource Guide|
Honors Internship - FBI Student Program
Don't Be a Puppet - Violent Extremism
FBI Child ID App
FBI SOS - Taking Action to Prevent Crimes Against Children
Communicating with Children about Disasters
What To Do When Death Enters the Life of a Child-Personal Rituals of Healing
What To Do When Death Enters the Life of a Child-Clichés To Be Avoided
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
SIDS Parents Need Reassurance
Helping Children Grieve
How To Cope After Tragedy Strikes-Tips for Teens
Helping Teenagers Cope After a Traumatic Event
Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Behavioral Health Services
Dealing with Loss/Traumatic Event
Helping Others After Tragedy Strikes: What To Say and Do
Is There Anything I Can Do to Help
Common Reactions Following a Traumatic Event
Effective Ways of Coping After a Traumatic Event
Coping With The Loss Of a Loved One
Grief - Practical Suggestions
Final Details-A Guide for Survivors When Death Occurs
Learn Psychology - Grief Awareness and Understanding
What's Your Grief?
Emergency Responder Procedures
Mental Health Resources
North Coast Church Support Groups
Grief Group - Fridays 10am - in the Family Room
Pain Pals - Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm - in the Family Room
Suicide Survivors Support Group - First Thursday, 7:30-8:30pm, in Tower 6 Room
Foundations Mental Health Support Group - Thursdays, 7-9pm, in Tower 6 Room
Links to Additional Local Sites
Friends for Survival
Support group / resources for those whose loved ones died from suicide.
The Compassionate Friends
Support group / resources for those whose children / siblings have died from any cause.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIDS – California
Resources and support groups for those experiencing the death of a baby.
Links to National Sites
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need.
Support services for people who have been the cause of a true automobile accident that resulted in another person's injury or death 1-877-NOT4GOT
Families helping families provides numerous bereavement support and education
A place where men and women can discuss, share, understand and honor many different paths to healing.
Written greetings and tributes that can be shared in Quaker style at your leisure
A large site from Ontario, Canada for grieving families
Grief recovery on line
Assisting families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child providing information to help others be supportive
A place for resources and support to help those in the grief process
A non-profit volunteer based organization committed to providing emergency support parents after the death of a baby.
Provides state by state directories of survivor support groups for families and friends of someone who completed suicide.
A resource and memorial site by and for suicide survivors
A list of resources and other places to help deal with this type of tragic loss.
National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children
For seniors who have lost a loved one and are widowed
The action program for moving beyond loss.
Support for the loss of a pet and a place for memorials and tributes.
The Shiva Foundation ... Honors loss in the cycle of life
Lighting the candle of hope
Helping children cope with loss.
The number one source for concerned parents.
Survivors of Violent Loss Program 10 week group sessions for all family members
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support for survivors, family members, and friends Counseling & group support
Organ Donor Information
Domestic Violence safety Brochure from the American Bar Association Resources and Support for survivors of trauma
The Jewish Healing Center. Bereavement support available to people of all faiths. The Jewish Healing Center
A support group for friends and family who had had a loved one die due to an overdose.