Open to Hope applauds the efforts of other organizations, services and websites that support those dealing with loss.  We invite you to visit their websites and to explore what they have to offer.


The Mourning Star Center

The Mourning Star Center is a center for grieving children, teens and their families.  The Center offers peer-based grief support groups at no charge and is designed to be a safe place where grieving children and those who love them can receive support.

www.mourningstar.org


The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC)

The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them. The NAGC provides a network for nationwide communication between bereavement centers and sponsors an annual symposium on children’s grief.

www.nationalallianceforgrievingchildren.org

 

The Moyer Foundation

The mission of The Moyer Foundation is to offer encouragement, comfort and support to children enduring a time of profound emotional, physical or financial distress and provide opportunities for enhancing overall wellness, stability and quality of life.  TMF created and funds Camp Erin, the largest network of bereavement camps in the country.

www.moyerfoundation.org

Realize the Gift

Realize the Gift is an extensive web-based resource hosted by Gemini Adams, grief expert and multiple award winning author of Your Legacy of Love: Realize the Gift in Goodbye, offering hundreds of articles, expert advice sections and links to recommended organizations, books, films and websites relating to all end-of-life and grief issues.

www.realizethegift.com

When Every Day Matters

Mary Jane Hurley Brant, M.S. CGP is a psychotherapist for 30 years. She specializes in grief counseling and helping people through loss working by phone or in person in Paoli, PA. Author of When Every Day Matters: A Mother’s Memoir on Love, Loss and Life (Simple Abundance Press).

www.WhenEveryDayMatters.com

FatherLoss

Neil Chethik, author of FatherLoss (Hyperion) and editor of Open to Hope, maintains this site on all things related to the death of a father.

www.fatherloss.com

Sibling Survivors of Suicide

Often called the forgotten mourners, the sibling survivors’ web site offers a place for those bereaved by suicide to gather and find support for “the forgotten mourners.”

www.siblingsurvivors.com

 

Bereaved By Suicide

As an international resource for people coping with suicide loss (and those who want to support them), the bereaved by suicide web site offers a place to learn more about suicide grief, suicide bereavement research, and suicide grief programs.

www.bereavedbysuicide.com

Twinless Twins Support Group International

Twinless Twins is an organization that provides a safe and compassionate community for twins to experience healing and understanding. Support is provided for twins and other multiples who have lost their twin due to death or estrangement. Another twinless twin can best understand this unique loss and aloneness.

www.twinlesstwins.org


Comforting Words

The Comforting Words website offers resources and tools to empower individuals to help and support friends, family members, colleagues, and community members dealing death and difficult losses.

www.wordsthatcomfort.com

The Peacock Foundation

The Peacock Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides accessible and engaging mental health care to neglected and abandoned youth while developing strategic partnerships and community alliances.

www.peacockfoundation.org

Compassionate Friends

The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

www.compassionatefriends.org

The Winokuer Center for Counseling and Healing

www.thewinokuercenter.com

 

Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation

Soaring Spirits builds community. We create, and maintain, innovative peer-based grief support programs that serve a worldwide population. Based on the powerful connections created by shared experience, we endeavor        to ensure that no one need grieve alone. In addition to the unique support programs we offer, Soaring Spirits also houses a large database of resources that provide grief support that addresses various types of loss. Our               database is updated regularly, and we welcome suggestions and additions to our listings by our members.

sslf.org

Grief Haven

The Erika Whitmore Godwin Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, has five primary goals: (1) to provide hope and support to any parent who loses a child; (2) to support siblings, family members, and friends              impacted by the death of a child; (3) to educate the public about the loss of a child, letting them know how they can support parents in rebuilding their lives; (4) to educate and collaborate with professionals who deal with          the death of a child; and, (5) to provide ways for parents to honor their child.

The Erika Whitmore Godwin Foundation is dedicated to maintaining a positive and nurturing work environment. In this way, our process aligns      with what we deliver — hope, compassion, and love.

griefHaven.org

Interregnum Inc.

The mission of Interregnum is finding life after loss. Interregnum offers professionally led bereavement groups and grief support and education workshops.

Interregnum.org