Grief Resources



Great websites with multiple resources on a variety of death related topics:


Best explanation of death and grieving:


What to know about losing a child:

How to help parents who have experienced perinatal loss:

Funeral homes often have resources online, like this one:


Children and Grief statistics:

Signs of grief in children/teens:

How to help grieving children:

Understanding grief for children developmentally:


“Words that Help and Hurt” for children and adults:


How to survive anniversaries

Pet Loss Can Be Even More Painful Than Death of a Loved One


Men and grief

For widowed fathers:    Check out the book The Group


Suicide Prevention Resources

Bill of Rights

For grieving people:

For teens:

For the holidays:’s-holiday-bill-rights

About Weighted Blankets (effective sleep aids, esp useful for grief related sleep struggles)


Comfort Zone Camps: free camps for children who have lost siblings and parents

Support for girls who have experienced the early loss of their mother

Support, education and research around issues facing bereaved fathers

Compassionate Friends: for parents who have lost children


Soaring Spirits: support group for widows


Jeff's Place, located in Framingham, MA.  Free support groups for children and families, also offers counseling, family consultation, educational trainings, and urgent response for communities with death related crises.

Children's Room offering free support for grieving children, teens and families.  Located in Arlington, MA

The Carriage House (part of Children's Friend/Seven Hills Foundation), Worcester MA: free grief support groups for children ages 3-18 and their families, meeting every other week Oct-June.

The Garden: A Center for Grieving Children and Teens: twice monthly free support groups for children and teens who have lost a parent or sibling

Empty Arms Bereavement Support offers support services for miscarriage, stillbirth and infant loss in Western MA

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