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AARP Grief and Loss Program

Many resources from the AARP includes search for grief support resources in the USA.

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.

Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization with nearly 600 chapters, offering friendship, understanding, and hope to families grieving the death of a child

The Dougy Center – National Center for grieving children & Families

Meet-Up – Offers Grief Support & Young Widows Grief Support, check your city to see if there is a group or start one yourself.

Grief Share – find a local grief group

Grief Healing – A supportive site for anyone mourning a death

Help Guide- Helpguide’s mission is to help people understand, prevent, and resolve life’s challenges. We empower people with knowledge and hope.

National Alliance for Grieving Children – help for grieving children

Survivor of Suicide Guide – free pdf download

Widows Match– An on-line based support group that matches widows of similar circumstances for supportive e-mail correspondence.

Widow Speak– connect to widows in the US and abroad through their stories

Life After Miscarriage-supports women who have had miscarriages

Faith’s Lodge – A place for those dealing with a serious illness or death of a child

Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation – Non profit dedicated to supporting primarily widows/widowers

also click on the CAMP WIDOW tab for details on the annual conference.

National Widowers Association – a virtual toolkit for men coping with the loss of a loved one, a place where men can meet others going through the same transition.

Widowed And Young – organization in the UK to aid young widows/widowers

Widow Connection – Online grief resource, christian based ministry.

Sesame Street Workshop – When Families Grieve. Help for children who have lost parents

Friends Along The Road – A safe place to mourn loved ones and to share feelings on death, grief, and life.

Need a Handyman? – Often I am asked by widowed people, how to get odd jobs done check out this handyman website, lets you find someone in your area.

StillBirthday – Pregnancy loss support

The Respite – A Center For Grief & Hope, Empowering Women from Loss to Hope, Charlotte, NC

ON THE BLOGS:

The Price of Love – blogging by widower

Matt Logelin – blogging by a widower

The American Widow Project – outreach to war widows

A Cancer Widow

Grief Girlfriend – Diana Sebzda

Iraqi Widows Organization

Our Good Grief – Bloggers from South Africa

Also check out Facebook App: Good Grief                                    http://apps.facebook.com/good-grief/

Create an on-line memorial/Lifebooks and Living Years here:               http://www.livingyears.com/

Ellen Ingerst, Author & Blog on Love After Loss

Fresh Widow —–Young Widows Blog

Grief Healing Blog —-

Grief Beach – Sharing love & grief support

Widowers Toolbox – Resource for men

Online Memorial:

Beautiful Tribute

http://beautifultribute.com

http://beautifultribute.com

 

Organizations Worth Mentioning For Their Good Works

Afghan Hands teaches skills to help Afghan widows gain independence, literacy, and a livable wages. At our centers in and around Kabul, women learn to create embroidered shawls and scarves, and the exquisite embroidery they make connects them to a wider world.  You can purchase these beautiful shawls & scarves, & donate to their mission of helping widows CLICK HERE

Beyond the 11th is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that empowers widows in Afghanistan who have been afflicted by war, terrorism, and oppression. We support programs that enable widows to support themselves and their families without begging in the street or standing in a breadline. We accomplish our mission in two ways: increasing awareness of the desperate situation of widows in Afghanistan, and raising funds to help them. CLICK HERE to learn more and support this organization’s good works.

The American Widow Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to the new generation of those who have lost the heroes of yesterday, today and tomorrow, with an emphasis on healing through sharing stories, tears and laughter………Military Widow to Military Widow.

The website is built to house ideas, stories, and advice, we have compiled a multitude of resources to help with the lifetime of struggles that come along with being a military widow.  CLICK HERE to donate & learn more about these courageous women.

 

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