Grief Resources

The wonderful thing about technology is that it can bring people together from all over the globe to make it easier for you to find information and support networks in your time of need. The following are some of the tools available to assist you in your healing journey. If you’re still having trouble locating helpful information or finding what you need, contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.

 


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Grief Share

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. 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.

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Web Healing

Web Healing, the internet’s first interactive grief website, has served the bereaved on the net since 1995. It offers grief discussion boards where men and women can discuss issues related to grief and healing or browse recommended grief books. The site’s originator, Tom Golden, LCSW, is an internationally known psychotherapist, author, and speaker on the topic of healing from loss.

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The Compassionate Friends

Whether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause), or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life-altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process. Through a network of more than 625 chapters with locations in all fifty states, as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, The Compassionate Friends has been supporting bereaved families after the death of a child for four decades.

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Local Grief Resources

 

Cornerstone of Hope

Offering grief support for groups or individuals, children, teens, and adults.

Catholic Cemeteries Association

Diocese of Cleveland
P.O. Box 605310, 10000 Miles Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44105
Phone: (216) 641-7575

Heartland Hospice

4807 Rockside Rd., Suite 110
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: (866) 421-6973 
 

Hillcrest Hospital

Cleveland Clinic Grief Support

6780 Mayfield Rd.
Mayfield Hts., OH 44124
Phone: (844) 204-7433 

Hospice of The Cleveland Clinic

6801 Brecksville Rd. Suite 10
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: (216) 444-9819

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Justin T. Rogers Hospice Care Ctr.

3358 Ridgewood Rd.
Akron, OH 44333
Phone: (330)665-1455
Phone: (330) 668-4662

 

Hospice of the Western Reserve The Bereavement Center

300 East 185th Street
Cleveland, OH 44119
Contact: Mary Trivisonno
Phone: (216) 486-6838

US Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center Program.

810 Vermont Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20420

Robinson Memorial Hospital Visiting Nurse and Hospice

6847 N. Chestnut St.
P.O. Box 1204
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 297-8899

 

St. Monica Church

13623 Rockside Road
Garfield Hts., OH 44125
Phone: (216) 662-8685

Visiting Nurse Association of Cleveland Hospice

2500 E. 22nd St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: (216) 931-1327




National Support Groups

 

AARP
Grief and Loss Programs
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049

AIDS United
1101 14 St. NW Suite 300 
Washignton, DC 20005

Alive Alone
PO Box 182
Van Wert, OH 45891
Email: alivalon@bright.net

ALS Association
1275 K. Street NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (800) 782-4747 

Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave. FL 17
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (800) 272-3900

American Association of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC 20015
Phone: (202) 237-2280
Phone: (800) 273-8255

American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (800) 227-2345

American Childhood Cancer Foundation
PO Box 498
Kensington, MO 20895
Phone: (855) 858-2226

American Foundation for AIDS Research
120 Wall St., 13th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 806-1600

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: (800) 242-8721

American Kidney Fund
11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (800) 638-8299

American Lung Association
55 W. Wacker Dr. Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60601
(800) LUNG-USA

American SIDS Institute
528 Raven Way
Naples, FL 34110
Phone: (239) 431-5425

Association for Death Education and Counseling
400 S 4th St. Suite 754E
Minneapolis, MN 55415

(612)337-1808

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth
(CLIMB) Inc.*
P.O. Box 190401
Anchorage, AK 99509 

Concerns of Police Survivors
P.O. Box 3199
846 Old South 5
Camdenton, MO 65020
Phone: (573) 346-4911

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave. Suite 1100N
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (800) 344-4823

First Candle
49 Locust Ave. Suite 104
New Canaan, CT

Phone: (203) 966-1300 

Funeral Service Educational Foundation
13625 Bishop's Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005
Phone: (877) 402-5900

Hospice Foundation of America
1707 L Street NW, Suite 220
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (800) 854-3402

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America
3 International Drive, Suite 200
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Phone: (914) 949-5213

Make-A-Wish Foundation Of America
4742 North 24th Street Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (602) 279-9474

March of Dimes Birth Defects Association
1275 Marnaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
Phone: (914) 997-4488

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Victim Assistance Program
511 E John Carpenter Freeway Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
Phone: (877) 275-6233

Muscular Dystrophy Association
222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60606
(800) 572-1717

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 837-1500

Parents of Murdered Children Inc.
635 West 7th Street Ste. 104
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Phone: (513) 721-5683
Phone: (888) 818-POMC

Salvation Army National Headquarters
615 Slaters Ln.
PO Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313
Phone: (800) SAL-ARMY 

Society of Military Widows
Phone: (800) 842-3451 Ext 1005

TBI/Tissue Banks International
5520 Research Park Dr. Suite 400
Baltimore, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 752-3800

The Compassionate Friends
P.O. Box 3696
1000 Jorie Blvd., Suite 140
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: (877) 969-0010

The Living Bank
Organ and Tissue Donation Box 6725
Houston, TX 77265
Phone: (800) 528-2971

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Inc. (TAPS)
3033 Wilson Blvd. Suite 630
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (202) 588-8277
Phone: (800) 959-TAPS

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland
10011 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: (216) 791-8363

Wings of Lights Inc.
PO Box 1097
Sun City, AZ 85372

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