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griefHaven
15332 Antioch Street, #147
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272-3628
This is a PO Box and not an office

Phone: (310) 459-1789
Email: hope@griefHaven.org


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Support Organizations

Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) - BP/USA is a non-profit, completely volunteer support organization for families (parents, siblings & grandparents) who have lost a child. Email: BPWindsofHealing@aol.com.
*griefHaven loves this organization

C.O.P.E. Foundation
Connecting Our Paths Eternally
www.copefoundation.org
A grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child
COPEline: 516 364-COPE (2673)
COPE PO Box 1251
Melville, NY 11747
Karen Flyer, Executive Director
516 484-4993

Valley of Life
was established as an online memorial site where families and friends can memorialize their loved ones forever. Valley of Life has become a premiere resource for funeral planning, grief support and bereavement resources. The site offers an online funeral notice service, customized photo albums, and personalized online memorials for users. http://www.ValleyofLife.com

American Association of Suicidology --
Dedicated to the Understanding and Prevention of Suicide
Suite 310, 4201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008  Phone: (202) 237.2280
Since 1968, this nonprofit organization. has helped family and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide. Find survivor support groups, peer counseling, and other services.

The Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation --
because Kid's can't fight cancer alone!

7910 Woodmont Ave, Suite 460, Bethesda MD 20814  Phone: (301) 657.8401
This group was founded more than a quarter of a century ago to provide advocacy, support, and information for families and survivors of childhood cancer. It is the largest and oldest pediatric cancer organization in the country.

The Compassionate Friends, Inc. -- that their light may always shine.
PO Box 1347, Oak Brook, IL 60521  Phone: (877)-969-0010 or (630)-990-0010
The Compassionate Friends is a nationwide mutual self-help bereavement organization offering friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved families that have experienced the death of a child at any age from any cause. TCF/USA has nearly 600 chapters with locations in all 50 United States plus Washington DC and Puerto Rico.

The Erika Whitmore Godwin Foundation & griefHaven  -- "Providing hope & support for parents & others"
15332 Antioch Street, #147  Pacific Palisades, CA 90272-3628
Phone: (310)-459-1789

The Eternal Candle.
We offer a free online memorial service which allows you to commemorate and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed on from this world.

Healing A Grieving Heart
An on-line radio show dedicated to helping people with their grief. All you have to do is click on the link and follow the instructions to listen live to the show. This is a wonderful way to wile away the hours when you need hope.

Living-With-Grief.com
Learning to embrace grief and draw new strength and meaning from it.

Lotsa Helping Hands
365 Boston Post Road, Suite 157, Sudbury, MA 01776
Lotsa Helping Hands is a simple, immediate way for friends, family, colleagues and neighbors to help loved ones in need. Its easy-to-use private group calendar organizes help such as meals delivery, rides and other tasks that can be challenging to manage during times of medical crisis, end-of-life caring, or family caregiver exhaustion. It is also a place to keep these 'circles of community' informed with status updates, photo galleries, message boards and more.

MADD Mothers Against Drunk Driving -- making a difference for more than 20 years
PO Box 541688, Dallas, TX 75354-1688   Phone: 800.GET-MADD (800) 438.6233
Fathers as well as mothers from all over the country join this well-known nonprofit organization to find solace when a child is killed by a drunk driver.

Moyer Foundation
Offering encouragement, comfort and support to children enduring a time of profound emotional, physical or financial distress and provides opportunities for enhancing overall wellness, stability and quality of life.

AIDS Answers -- is a great site that contains lots of valuable information on HIV/AIDS, misconceptions about them and plenty more. Ed Wolf is the expert for the site. Ed has developed HIV-related curriculum and trainings for a large number of national and international organizations and institutions, including the California State Office of AIDS, the Shanti Project of San Francisco, UCSF AIDS Health Project and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation in Los Angeles.

National SIDS Resource Center -- 
8201 Greensboro Drive, Ste 600, McLean, VA 22102   Phone: (703) 821.8955
This group offers a wide variety of publications and support for those who have suffered loss due to SIDS.

Parents of Murdered Children -- for the families and friends of those who have died by violence
100 East Eighth Street, Suite B-41, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202  Phone: (513) 721.5683
Following the murder of their daughter Lisa, Charlotte and Bob Hullinger launched this nonprofit group in 1978. Support groups are available around the country, as well as legal advice, a newsletter, grief support weekends, and other services.

Ped AIDS Foundation -- 
1311 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404  Phone: (310) 395.9051
While primarily focused on fund-raising for AIDS research, this group also provides bilingual education and information material, including video tapes for parents of children with AIDS. This foundation also serves as a referral agency for parents who wish to connect with other parents.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Center  -- 
1415 E. Wayzata Blvd. Wayzata, MN 55391  Phone: (612) 473.9372
Along with a parent-to-parent outreach program, PILC offers educational materials, a newsletter, and information on counseling services. PILC can also connect parents with national and international support groups.

RTS Bereavement Services  -- to provide dignified, respectful, and compassionate bereavement care for patients and families.
1910 S. Avenue, La Crosse, WI 54601  Phone: (608) 785.0530 ex.4747
This orginization provides information on local and national support groups for famlies who have experinced miscarriage, still birth or neonatal death.

SIDS Alliance ~~ National SIDS foundation   
1314 Bradford Avenue Baltimore MD 21208  Phone: (800) 221.SIDS
Parents who have lost a child to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome can obtain information, counseling, and referrals through this foundation. Literature, films, and community education packets are also available on SIDS, infant death, and apnea.

Grief Helps- On this blog you’ll find a large assortment of grief helps: ideas and suggestions, words and images, mini-books and mini-videos. All of these are designed solely with grieving people in mind. And every resource offered here is absolutely free..- http://griefhelps.com

In Loving Memory- An organization specifically for bereaved parents who are now childless. The purpose of In Loving Memory is to provide conferences for bereaved parents who are now childless, where they find encouragement and solace from the profound grief caused by the death of their child.

The Psychiatric Diagnostic Statistical Manual states that losing a child is a catastrophic stressor unlike any other
All of the recommendations contained in this website are from other parents who have lost a child
The Erika Whitmore Godwin Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and operates on a volunteer basis.
2003-2017 The Erika Whitmore Godwin Foundation


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