BEREAVEMENT

Camp Erin
Offers free bereavement camps for children/teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the loss of someone close to them. The weekend-long experience is filled with fun camp activities combined with grief education and emotional support.

Camp Hope
Free weekend camp located in California for children ages 6 to 16 who have experienced loss of a significant loved one.

Comfort Zone Camp
A bereavement camp for children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver. The free camps include confidence-building programs and age-based support groups that break the emotional isolation grief often brings. Open to children 7-17, and are held year-round across the Country.

Compassionate Friends
National self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to families who have lost a child of any age from any cause.

The Dougy Center
Offers local and national support groups in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.

Faith's Lodge
Provides a place where parents and families facing serious illness or the loss of a child can retreat to reflect, find strength and build hope for the future. Located in Northwestern Wisconsin, registration fee is $50 per family, the cost is $99 per room per night.

Good Grief
Provides free programs and support to children, teens and young adults after losing a close family member. Also offers training to professionals, community organizations and schools. Located in New Jersey.

GriefNet
Internet community of different support groups that provide online grief support. Also offers "Kidsaid," a site to help kids deal with grief and loss.

Grief Watch
Grief Watch provides bereavement resources, memorial products and links that can help bereaved families cope with loss. It also provides educational tools for all who are affected by loss. Click here to see how grief can affect a marriage. 

Journey of Hearts
Online healing site for grief and loss created by a primary care physician that specializes in traumatic stress and bereavement. Offers basic advice for ways of coping along with poetry, prose and images.

Legacy Connect
Offers grief support groups and information on additional topics related to loss.

March of Dimes: Dealing with Grief
Information and resources on bereavement for grieving parents are available to order, including their booklet "From Hurt to Healing."

Medline Plus: Children and Grief
Offers bereavement information on children and grief, including normal responses to loss and coping strategies.

Navigating Grief: A Guidebook for Grief Awareness & Understanding
Learn more about grief, including the different types, stages, and symptoms of grief and how grief counseling can help.

Refuge in Grief
An online support community, moderated by a psychotherapist, that offers videos, podcasts, audiobooks, and written materials to help individuals deal with pain and manage grief.

StoryCorps: Road to Resilience
A project, in partnership with bereavement support organizations, that leverages the power of storytelling to help children and families cope with the death of a parent, sibling or loved one. The site provides recorded stories on grief and a list of support organizations.