To help you in your grief journey

Those who remove mountains begin by carrying away small stones.Chinese Proverb

The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel. We have complied a list of some resources we hope you will find helpful.
Resources on our Website:Recommended Grief Resources across the Web:
  • Center for Loss & TransitionA leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.
  • Grief Articles Related to COVID-19Dr. Allen Wolfelt, the country's leading expert in grief & healing has made available several resources and articles that help families and friends through this difficult time.
  • Sesame Street's When Families GrieveEducational content and interactive activities to help support children through their grief.
  • GriefPlan.comVideos, resources, newsletter, and an online therapeutic grief program created by Dr. Jason Troyer.
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care OrganizationCommitted to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.
  • Association for Death Education and CounselingThe Association for Death Education and Counseling┬«, The Thanatology Association┬«, is one of the oldest interdisciplinary organizations in the field of dying, death and bereavement. Its nearly 2,000 members include a wide array of psychologists, counselors, social workers, educators, researchers, hospice personnel, clergy, and volunteers.
  • The Compassionate FriendsThrough a network of over 600 chapters with locations in all 50 states, as well as Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and Guam, The Compassionate Friends has been providing support to bereaved families after the death of a child for four decades.
  • Hospice Foundation of AmericaHFA is a trusted source of information on end of life, hospice care and grief. Throughout this site you will find information about living with advanced life-limiting illness, options for care and helpful resources for caregivers.
  • Buddy's Place Childhood Bereavement ProgramSince 2000, Buddy’s Place childhood bereavement program has offered family-based support groups to children and teens ages 4-18 and their families who are grieving the death of someone significant in their lives.
  • Suicide Prevention Services of America24 hour hotline, counseling and support groups. Their mission is to open minds, save lives and restore hope through prevention, intervention and postvention, using education, advocacy and collaboration.
  • Elyssa's MissionElyssa’s Mission┬« provides resources to help prevent teen suicide. The community-based organization was founded in 2006 in honor of Elyssa, a bright, gifted and outgoing Chicagoland girl who bravely battled post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
  • Chicago SurvivorsChicago Survivors provides multi-cultural crime victim services to family members of Chicago homicide victims.
  • The Dinner PartyThe Dinner Party is building a worldwide community of 20- and 30-somethings who have each experienced the loss of a parent, partner, child, sibling, other close family member, or close friend.
  • Understanding the End of LifeA helpful and informative video resource and article from Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss SurvivorsThe Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors was created by survivors for survivors. Our online forum operates like a 24/7 support group. Our website contains support resources and information on the survivor experience.