Find Your Safe Harbor
Margo Fowkes shares from her heart about coping and working through grief. She experienced knows the pain of losing a child when her son died from cancer.

GPS Hope
Grieving Parents Sharing HOPE, a website for parents who have survived the death of a child.  GPSHope is a virtual guide for families who want to move forward and seek a new purpose after their tragedy.

Centering Corporation – Grief Resources, including Grief Digest Magazine.  Access books, cards, CDs, DVDs, plus an endless number of articles to help you process your grief and provide grief care to others.

Tributes to Lost Children Community Page (Facebook)A community where people whose children have died can share the tributes they have created for themSign up for The Tributes Digest, a bi-weekly email that shares what people have done to keep the memory of their children alive.

The Grief Recovery Method – Providing grief support through YouTube Videos, articles, weekend workshops, grief support groups, and books.  Offering Grief Recovery Certification Training for those who want to take the next step in providing grief care in their community.


Why You Should Never Compare Losses

Getting Stuck Around the Cause of Death



Companions on a Journey
Providing support and life balance for the bereaved with faith, hope, and love: One child, teen, adult and family at a time.  Founded by Sheila Munafo-Kanoza.  Listen to the interview with Sheila on Aspects of Teen Grief .

The Gift of Second
Blogs, videos, testimonies, resources, and community.
The Gift of Second is a blog for people that have lost a loved one to suicide. It is a place for anyone suffering from this tremendous loss to find hope, encouragement, understanding, and community.  The Gift of Second was designed so people further along in their healing can encourage those who are just beginning. It is the gift of going second, behind others that have been where you stand today.

Abortion Changes You
An on-line resource where all who are affected by abortion (including family members and friends) can start their healing process.

The Amelia Center
A place of hope for grieving children, parents and families

National Alliance for Grieving Children
Promoting awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and providing education and resources for anyone who wants to support them.

In Mary’s Memory
A website that offers an extensive array of memorial items, including personalized one-of-a-kind items.

Grief Watch
Resources, books, memorial items, cards, T-shirts.  The home of Tear Soup.

115 Helpful Websites on Grief & Bereavement to help you cope with your loss.
A very thoughtful and extensive list of on-line grief resources.

Alive Alone
An organization for the education and charitable purposes to benefit bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased, by providing a self-help network and publications to promote communication and healing,  to assist in resolving their grief, and a means to reinvest their lives for a positive future.  For more information, visit their website, email or write to Alive Alone, PO Box 182, Van Wert, OH 45891. Grief Recovery Webinar Series
Presented by Russell Friedman, Executive Director of The Grief Recovery Institute and author of The Grief Recovery Handbook and When Children Grieve.
Webinars include:

  • Death of a Child – Unfulfilled Hopes Dreams and Expectations (available 9/12/13)
  • Death of a Parent – Moving from Grief to Recovery
  • Death of a Spouse – Moving from Grief to Recovery
  • Helping Others Navigate the Journey of Recovery
  • Grief:  A Normal and Natural Reaction to Loss

Shatter The Stigma
Resources for those who are dealing with loved ones who are entrapped by addiction.  Created by Barbara Allan.

Support groups for those whose lives have been touched by divorce.

Umbrella Ministries
A support ministry reaching out to the hurts and hearts of mothers who have experienced the loss of a child.
To view weekly devotionals, visit Umbrella Ministries. To subscribe, email to
2015 West Coast Journey of the Heart Conference, May 1-3, 2015 at Desert Princess Palm Springs Resort, CA.  Click Here For Information.  Contacts:  Michele Paul or Joyce Godier
2015 East Coast Journey of the Heart Conference, October 2-4, 2015, Port-O-Call Hotel, Ocean City, NJ. Contat: Ann Bennett

Open to Hope
Inspirational stories, radio programs, & videos. Offering support for bereaved seeking hope.  Subscribe to the “Open to Hope” Newsletter at
Their new book, “Open to Hope,” is available on their website. The companion book, “Hope for the Holidays,” is also an excellent resource.
Their television programs are posted on their website.  Click here to watch the Grief Relief recorded programs.

GRASP (Grief Recovery after a Substance Passing)

Centering Corporation
Grief Resource Center & On-line Book Store
The Grief Digest Magazine available in hard copy and on-line.

The Grief Toolbox
A place to find tools for your journey…Articles, artwork, support groups, and books.
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Grieving Dads Project
Committed to helping grieving dads. Read Kelly Farley’s blog for grieving dads. Share your story as you interact with others who join in the conversation.

Alive Alone, Inc.
Bi-monthly periodical for bereaved parents with no surviving children. Email to

SIDS Alliance of Northern California
Support groups and information

Wings, A Grief Education Ministry
Founded by Nan & Gary Zastrow

Bereaved Parents of the USA ( )

Center for Loss and Renewal ( )

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB), Inc. ( )

Compassionate Friends ( )

First Candle ( )

Grief Haven ( ( )

Grief Loss Recovery ( )

Grieving Child Organization ( )

Living With Loss ( )

The National Center for Grieving Children and Families (

Parents of Murdered Children ( ) ( )

The Shiva Foundation ( )

Survivors of Suicide ( )

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors ( )

Twinless Twins ( )