Self-Help Support – Death of a Child

Bereaved Parents of the USA
Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) is a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families who are struggling to survive their grief after the death of a child. Any bereaved parent, sibling, or grandparent is eligible to become a member of the BP/USA. Members are free to attend monthly meetings of their chapter, or any other chapter, as often and as long as necessary to meet their needs. The BP/USA is non-denominational. There is no religious creed involved. Members are free, however, to state their beliefs and the role those beliefs have played in their lives.

Alive Alone
An organization for educational 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.

Parents of Murdered Children
To provide support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder.

SHARE is a not-for-profit nondenominational organization providing support to those whose SHARElives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death.

Survivors of Suicide
A directory of SOS chapters, excerpts from their quarterly newsletter and suggestions for suicide survivors are available at this site.

The Compassionate Friends
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Self-Help Support – For Siblings

Crisis, Grief & Healing
This page is meant to be a place men and women can discuss, (main, child-loss, siblings ), chat, or simply browse to understand and honor the many different paths to heal strong emotions.

Memorial Sites

Grieving the loss of a child is one of life’s most difficult experiences. You may think you’ll never survive such pain. EriChad can’t take away your pain, but we hope to validate it, hold your hand, and help you find life’s rainbow.

On-line Resources

Centering Corporation
Centering CorporationThe Centering Corporation has been providing healing resources to people in grief for over twenty years. A family operated business with a mission to serve people in grief.


Communication is the key to
survival for
bereaved parents
Talk to someone!

And through all the tears,

and the sadness
and the pain,
comes the one thought
that can make me
internally smile again:
   I have Loved!

   *   *   *   *
The first time a memory
slides over us like a wave
of warmth,
we have turned the
corner of our grief.