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Community Resources

Resources for those who are grieving over the loss of a loved one, or know someone who is ...

Helpful documents to read, download, and print (pdf)

Children/Teens
Communicating with Children about Disasters
What To Do When Death Enters the Life of a Child-Personal Rituals of Healing
What To Do When Death Enters the Life of a Child-Clichés To Be Avoided
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
SIDS Parents Need Reassurance
Helping Children Grieve
How To Cope After Tragedy Strikes-Tips for Teens
Helping Teenagers Cope After a Traumatic Event
Navigating Children's Grief

Dealing with Loss/Traumatic Event
Is There Anything I Can Do to Help
Common Reactions Following a Traumatic Event
Effective Ways of Coping After a Traumatic Event
Grief - Practical Suggestions
Final Details-A Guide for Survivors When Death Occurs
Veteran's Benefits
Learn Psychology - Grief Awareness and Understanding

Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Facts About Domestic Violence

Emergency Responder Procedures
When Death Occurs: Coroner Procedures
Key Police Procedures After a Homicide

 Fire Loss
Coping With The Loss of a Pet
After a Fire 

Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resource Directory

Suicide
After a Suicide: Do's and Don'ts
Suggestions For Survivors of Suicide
Suggestions for Helping Children Cope with Suicide
Suggestions for Coping with Suicide as a Family

Violent Crimes
Dealing With the Media: Victim's Rights
Rape: How Family and Friends-Can Help the Victim
Rape: Reactions of the Victim

Workplace Loss
Helping Employees React After A Traumatic Event
Dealing With Tragedy in the Workplace
When Tragedy Strikes in the Workplace-Guidelines For Managers

Links to Additional Local Sites

Friends for Survival
Support group / resources for those whose loved ones died from suicide.
916.392.0064
800.646.7322

The Compassionate Friends
Support group / resources for those whose children / siblings have died from any cause.
530.674.2595

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIDS – California
Resources and support groups for those experiencing the death of a baby.
916.851.7437

Links to National Sites

http://www.forgottenvictims.net
Support services for people who have been the cause of a true automobile accident that resulted in another person's injury or death
1-877-NOT4GOT

http://www.jennadruck.org
Families helping families provides numerous bereavement support and education

http://www.webhealing.com
A place where men and women can discuss, share, understand and honor many different paths to healing.

http://www.beyondindigo.com
Written greetings and tributes that can be shared in Quaker style at your leisure

http://www.bereavedfamilies.net
A large site from Ontario, Canada for grieving families

http://www.groww.com
Grief recovery on line

http://www.compassionatefriends.org
Assisting families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child providing information to help others be supportive

http://www.journeyofhearts.com
A place for resources and support to help those in the grief process

http://www.misschildren.org
A non-profit volunteer based organization committed to providing emergency support parents after the death of a baby.

http://www.afsp.org
Provides state by state directories of survivor support groups for families and friends of someone who completed suicide.

http://www.1000deaths.com
A resource and memorial site by and for suicide survivors

http://www.griefnet.org
A list of resources and other places to help deal with this type of tragic loss.

http://www.pomc.com
National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children

http://www.aarp.org/griefandloss
For seniors who have lost a loved one and are widowed

http://www.grief-recovery.com
The action program for moving beyond loss.

http://www.petloss.com
Support for the loss of a pet and a place for memorials and tributes.

http://www.goodgrief.org
The Shiva Foundation ... Honors loss in the cycle of life

http://www.griefinc.com
Lighting the candle of hope

http://www.kidsource.com
Helping children cope with loss.

http://www.liveandlearn.com
The number one source for concerned parents.

http://www.svlp.org
Survivors of Violent Loss Program 10 week group sessions for all family members

http://www.sossd.org
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support for survivors, family members, and friends Counseling & group support

http://www.donatelifecalifornia.org
Organ Donor Information

http://www.giftfromwithin.org
Domestic Violence safety Brochure from the American Bar Association Resources and Support for survivors of trauma

http://www.jfssd.org/jhc
The Jewish Healing Center. Bereavement support available to people of all faiths. The Jewish Healing Center

http://www.dignifiedebituaries.com
A place to place an obituary (ebituary) of a friend or relative on the internet.

http://www.grasphelp.org
A support group for friends and family who had had a loved one die due to an overdose.