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Grief and Bereavement Support

Bereavement Support Groups

 

Local and Regional Bereavement Resources

 

Aiding Mothers and Fathers Experiencing Neonatal Death (AMEND)

Offers free counseling services to parents who have experienced the loss of an infant through miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death. www.amendgroup.com

314-487-7582

 

Baystate Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice      Contact the Hospice Bereavement Coordinator louisa.sapienza@bhs.org  413-794-6411

 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Baystate Behavioral Health

For information and referrals for outpatient services such as individual, family, and group therapy 413-794-5555

 

Compassionate Friends

For families who have experienced the loss of a child www.compassionatefriends.org 413-323-8593 or 527-8316

National toll-free hotline: 877-969-0010

 

Massachusetts SIDS Center

Infant and Child Death Bereavement Program

800-641-7437

 

The Garden: A Center for Grieving Children and Teens

Support for teens and children; located in Northampton.  www.garden-cgc.org

 

SHARE Support Group for Families

For families who have experienced a stillbirth, miscarriage, or neonatal loss. 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:30 pm

3300 Main Street, Springfield, MA 413-562-1731

 

Social Services, Baystate Health

For support locating bereavement resources

413-794-3264

 

Spiritual Services, Baystate Health

413-794-2899

 

Baystate Health Link

Telephone health referrals and resources 413-794-2255

 

Springfield Department of Health & Human Services

Home visitation bereavement outreach for bereavement assistance following an infant loss, and for participation in our Fetal Mortality Review Program www.springfieldcityhall.com/healthservices413-787-6741

 

United Way of the Pioneer Valley Helpline 413-737-2691

www.uwpv.org  888-894-8144

 

A Parent Directory www.parentingdirectory.org/BaystatechildrensHospital.html