General Resources for Coping With Grief and Loss
Support Groups and Ways to Honor and Remember Your Child
Resources for anyone who is bereaved or supporting someone who is (general resources, funeral planning, memorial websites, etc.)
Open to Hope
"Giving a voice to grief and recovery"
Articles, TV, radio, and articles for coping with
the death of a loved one.
What's Your Grief?
Information and support on the grieving process
Resources for bereaved family and professional caregivers, also a store to purchase remembrance items, birth announcements, etc.
Centering Corporation – A Grief Resource Center
Books, resources, support, and information after any loss
The Grief Recovery Institute
General information about recovery from grief be it for the professional or the grieving individual
Wintergreen Press and Babies Remembered
Materials and resources for grieving families, from the author of Empty Arms
Elizabeth Kubler Ross’s Web site
The author of On Death and Dying and On Children and Death a wonderful site with many resources and tips for those touched by grief and loss
Hospice.net a Web-site dedicated to end of life issues including explaining death to children and general information on bereavement
Suicide Prevention Hotline
Resources for Funeral Planning
MISS Foundation Funeral Planning Toolbox
“everything you wanted to know...but were afraid to ask”
Do it Yourself Funeral Planning
For those looking for as natural a burial as possible
Beautiful urns and cremation jewelry for babies, children, and adults. Some also have other memorial gifts.
Customized Caskets for Children and Adults
Amazing and personal!
Fundraising for Funeral Expenses
Go Fund Me
Creating Your Own Memorial Website
Substance Abuse Support
For yourself or someone you love
Alanon: For family and friends affected by someone’s drinking/ drug use
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Domestic Violence Support
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Help for Abused and Battered Women
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Support Groups and Organizations for the Coping with the Death of a Child
The Compassionate Friends
Online and local community resources and support for bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings
The MISS Foundation
Resources for grieving families
Bereaved parents of the USA
Support for bereaved parents
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Remembrance Photography (NILMDTS)
Amazing, compassionate, and free professional remembrance photography before, at, after, or near the time of death of your child. Beautiful...
Pregnancy and infant loss support and resources for parents and caregivers
Pieta A Support Group for Bereaved Parents of Central Mass
Places and Events Where You Can Honor the Memory of a Child
Angel of Hope Statues
A listing of the locations of Angel of Hope Memorial Statues as based on the book The Christmas Box written by Richard Paul Evans
Children’s Lighthouse Memorial, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
A beautiful, serene, and peaceful setting by the ocean at the Edgartown Light. Cobblestones are etched with the names of children of all ages gone too soon. Annual ceremony in September but it is open year-round. Visit the Out of the Darkness Facebook Page for photos.
Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting
Held annually the second Sunday in December around the world at 7pm. Many local chapters have official ceremonies, but you can participate in your own home, too!
Compassionate Friends Walk to Remember
Held every year as part of the National Conference. You can submit your child's name to be carried by another bereaved parent if you are unable to attend.