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Grief & Emotional Support

When you feel ready, we strongly encourage you to seek professional counseling for help working through your grief as it is a very individual process.

As a starting point on your healing journey, we offer the following


Grief Guides 

Losing a loved one is the most difficult thing a person ever goes through. Whether you are a parent or family member struggling with the loss of a child, or your community has been affected, dealing with your grief while also communicating with your children, friends and family presents its own set of challenges.

What to Say When Someone is Grieving

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Grief Organizations

The following NATIONAL organizations

offer various grief support services.

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Centering Corporation 

Centering is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and resources for the bereaved.

Grief.Com is an Internet community of persons
dealing with grief, death, trauma, and major loss.

Grief Watch

Grief Watch provides bereavement resources, memorial products and links that can help you through your personal loss.  NOTE:  The book Tear Soup, by Pat Schwiebert and Chuck DeKlyen, is a very good starting point for grieving families, friends and communities

The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.

The Dougy Center

The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.

Buzzy's Bees

Supporting Families Through The Unexpected Loss Of A Child

Our mission is simple: to help other parents in our position receive that same level of support. Each year we have been able to consistently award financial gifts to grieving families* and provide emotional support to countless others.

*specifically whose child  (up to age 12 year old) has died due to unexpected circumstances

Grief Organizations

The following MICHIGAN organizations

offer various grief support services.

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Angela Hospice

Anglea Hospice dedicated to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and Christlike care to adults and children in the communities we serve and offer FREE grief support for any person in need.

Ele's Place

Ele's Place is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to creating awareness of and support for grieving children and their families.

New Hope Center 

New Hope Center for Grief Support is a 501c3 charitable organization dedicated to bringing  hope, healing, and new beginnings  to adults and children grieving the death of a loved one.

Dawn Farm

Dawn Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit with an emphasis on the recovering community as the most important source of healing and recovery support for our clients.  Their Education Series offers a grief/loss program entitled Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery.

Susie Q's Kids/Dr. Mary Welsh

Dr. Mary is an author, speaker, grief session facilitator, and non-profit founder (Susie Q's Kids) who uses her experiences to help people who are grieving that are experiencing such a loss adapt to their “new normal”.

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