P O Box 95
Bereaved Parents 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 BP/USA.
Park Forest, Illinois 60466
The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support
organization which offers friendship and understanding to families
who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause.
There is no religious affiliation. There are no membership fees or
dues, and all bereaved family members are welcome. Find local chapters
by State listing with the Compassionate
Friends Chapter Locator
Is a nonprofit site, incorporated in the hope that the bereaved will
find release and comfort and in the hope that the families and friends
of the bereaved will learn from us...This is a beautiful and poignant
example of how very good things can come from the worst of all human
HAND.org - Helping After Neonatal Death
A California non-profit corporation, founded to help
parents, their families and their healthcare providers
cope with the loss of a baby before, during, or after
birth. HAND is a resource network of parents, professionals,
and supportive volunteers offering a variety of services
throughout Northern California and the Central Valley.
There are no fees for services.
[Houston's Aid in Neonatal Death] Supporting Houston
area families in the wake of
miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant death since 1978.
Someone in H.A.N.D. is always available to speak with
you. Messages left on the Help Line answering machine
will be returned withing 24 hours.
Help Line - 713 / 529-4661
PO Box 20348
Houston, TX, 77225
A non-profit organization which was formed to support bereaved parents
who are now childless. In addition to an outreach to bereaved parents,
there are conferences with workshops, sharing sessions and rituals
such as a candlelighting banquet, and more.
To help bereaved parents who are grieving after loss of a baby and
to help those who are pregnant to prevent the tragedy of a stillbirth.
Mommies Enduring Neonatal
M.E.N.D. is a Christian not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is
to reach out to those who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth
or early infant death and offer a way to share experiences and information
through support groups, the bi-monthly newsletter, and their Internet
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for
P.O. Box 1007
Coppell, TX 75019
An article from a clinic in the UK about miscarriage, what to expect
and how to cope.
The National Organization
of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. (POMC)
POMC provides the ongoing emotional support needed to help parents
and other survivors facilitate the reconstruction of a "new life"
and to promote a healthy resolution. Not only does POMC help survivors
deal with their acute grief, but with the criminal justice system
as well. The staff of the National Headquarters of POMC will assist
any survivor and, if possible, link that survivor with others in the
same vicinity who have survived their loved one's murder. In addition,
the staff is available to provide individual assistance, support and
advocacy. The staff will also help interested parents or immediate
family members form a chapter of POMC in their community.
100 East Eighth Street, Suite B-41
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Fax: (513) 345-4489
Toll Free: (888) 818-POMC
Al & Harriett Smith
of Murdered Children: Kansas City
Is a self-help support group that provides bereaved families support
as they go through the intense grief process that occurs when another
person intentionally or recklessly takes the life of someone they
love. The Kansas City, MO chapter Parents of Murdered Children, Inc.
makes the difference through ongoing emotional support, education,
prevention, advocacy and awareness.
for more information.
9218 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64114
Fax:(816)822-7662 (call before faxing)
Sometimes the difficult emotions don't surface until years after the
abortion. Distress after an abortion is often connected to another
unresolved painful event in your life. Men may also experience emotional
or spiritual distress related to their partner's abortion. This web
site is meant to introduce you to an ongoing healing process.
"To serve in support of twins (all multiple births) who suffer from
the loss of companionship of their twin through death, estrangement,
or in-utero loss. If you're not a twin, but you are the parent, sibling,
or spouse of a twinless twin who in turn struggles with how to support
the surviving twin in your family, we're here for you, too."
Parents' Resources in Australia
Is a voluntary self-help organisation comprised in the main of parents
who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth,
or within days of birth. SANDS provides support, both immediate and
on-going, from other parents who have experienced these losses. Sharing
with others who have suffered similar experiences can assist parents
to work through the often intense grief which follows the death of a
SANDS(Vic) Head Office:
Suite 208/901 Whitehorse Road
BOX HILL 3128
Admin: (03) 9899 0217
Support: (03) 9899 0218
Fax: (03) 9899 0219
City West Lotteries House
Compassionate Friends of Western Australia
The Compassionate Friends is an international organisation offering
friendship and hope to bereaved parents. The purposes are to support
and aid parents in the positive resolution of the grief experienced
upon the death of their child, and to foster the physical and emotional
health of bereaved parents and siblings and grandparents. The secondary
purpose is to provide information and education about bereaved parents
and siblings. The objective is to help those in their community, including
family, friends, employers, co-workers and professionals, to be supportive.
2 Delphi Street
West Perth 6005