For information about these organizations, and to locate a chapter near you, click on the name.

National Students of AMF Support Network

College students supporting college students grieving the illness or death of a loved one.

Suicide Prevention

Local 24 hour Suicide Hotline – 530-885-2300 (Sacramento-Placer County)
National Suicide Hotline #1 – 800-784-2433
National Suicide Hotline #2 – 800-273-TALK (8255)
Covenant House – 800-959-9999
Suicide Hotline for VETERANS – 800-273-8255 – 1

Friends for Survival
For those whose loved one died by suicide.

Survivors of Suicide Loss
For those in the San Diego area for those whose loved one died by suicide.

Umbrella Ministries
A global outreach to bereaved mothers.
Annual Conferences just for moms are held in Southern California (May), New Jersey (October) and Texas (November).

GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help.  You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.  Enter your ZIP code to find a GriefShare group that meets near you.

Parents of Murdered Children
As support group for people who have a loved one who was murdered.

Bereaved Parents of the USA
We, as bereaved parents, help grieving parents and families rebuild their lives following the death of a child.
2014 National Gathering “Hope in the Heartland” – St. Louis, MO – July 25-27

The Compassionate Friends
Providing comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild.
2014 National Conference “Miles of Compassion through the Winds of Hope” – Chicago, IL – July 11-13

MADD – Mothers Against Drunk Driving
California State Office
4629 Whitney Ave., Suite 7
Sacramento, CA 95821
Ofc 916-481-6233 x 103
877-MADD-HELP victim support
Cell 916-601-8052
Judy Utter, Victim Specialist –

Project Grace
A unique opportunity to develop friendships with bereaved families who have lost a child while traveling to countries to complete service projects.  Founded by Carole Mahoney and Catherine Bowen Stern in 2007 in honor of  Grace Caldwell Magill who died by suicide in 2005.

A friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone.