Online Bereavement Resources

Compassionatefriends.org - A nationwide nonprofit organization, The Compassionate Friends is designed to support and give resources to families who are coping with the death of a child. In addition to its wealth of information about healing grief, TCF holds national and regional conferences, facilitates online and in-person support groups for grieving families, and broadcasts a weekly web-radio series.

Childrengrieve.org - The National Alliance for Grieving Children is a nationwide platform that connects professionals, consumers, and volunteers whose mission is to support children and teens through the grieving process. NAGC offers online education, a searchable support group database, and hosts an annual symposium about child grief.

Bereavedparentsusa.org - Bereaved Parents of the USA connects grieving parents with other bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings for one-on-one support. The site offers a newsletter, articles and poems, and many resources and links for grieving families to guide them through the grieving process. It also hosts an annual gathering where bereaved parents can share their stories with others and participate in grief workshops.

Losingyourparents.org - Losing Your Parents is a personal blog by Lisa A. Snyder, who lost both of her parents by the age of 27. Snyder connects grieving children through blog posts, a free e-book titled The Last Words Ever Spoken, and many other online resources. Losing Your Parents also accepts guest posts for others to share stories of grief and healing.

Recover-from-grief.com - Recover From Grief provides valuable information about the grieving process as well as coping strategies. Site visitors can view a comprehensive “grief guidebook” and participate in a seven-part grief work e-course. Recover From Grief also provides a space to create memorials for loved ones or tell personal stories, and offers a “grief relief” audio program.

Griefnet.org - Grief support groups for kids and adults, life-threatening illness, and many other categories.

Sharegrief.com - Grief counseling by skilled professionals.

Aarp.org - Collection of resources and a community of care sponsored by the AARP offering education and online sharing.

Webhealing.com - Extensive links to other sites, with emphasis on men’s grief. By Tom Golden, LCSW.

Afsp.org - Information for those who have lost a loved one through suicide. .

Adultsiblinggrief.com - Site dedicated to formation of a support community for those who have suffered the loss of an adult sibling. Good resource section, online tributes, and books.

Dougy.org - The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share.

Beyondindigo.com - For grieving children and teens.

Fernside.org - How to help a grieving child.

Pbskids.org - Info for and about grieving children.

Rd4u.org.uk - Bereavement support for ages 12 to 18.