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AM – All Month – Bereaved Parents Month – Support Groups & Resources – July

Bereaved Parents Month

Grief Support & Resources

Oregon Family to Family @ OHSU – Oregon Health Sciences University +  Doernbecher’s Children’s Hospital

Grief Resources List (PDF Format):  

https://www.ohsu.edu/sites/default/files/2019-11/Grief%20ResourcesFINAL.pdf

Toll-Free Phone: (855) 323-6744

Online Grief Support and Resources

 

Alive Alone Support for parents left childless. 

http://www.alivealone.org/alivealone.htm

First Candle Sudden Infant Death Syndrome support. 

https://firstcandle.org/

 

MISS Foundation Resources and support for bereaved families. 

https://missfoundation.org/  Building a family retreat in AZ. 

   

Return to Zero Documentary about stillbirth. 

http://nationalshare.org/heal/

 

Share: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support 

http://nationalshare.org/heal/

 

Star Legacy Foundation Stillbirth support. 

https://starlegacyfoundation.org/for-families-and-friends/

 

Just Enduring

https://justenduring.org/resources/resources-for-parents/

 

Hand to Hold

https://handtohold.org/bereaved-parents-awareness-month/#:~:text=UPDATED%206%2F22%2F2021,the%20loss%20of%20a%20child.

 

Grief Watch

http://www.griefwatch.com/

 

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep – Photographer Network

http://www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org/

 

Kindness Project

https://missfoundation.org/support/kindness

 

Faith’s Lodge 

Weekend lakeside retreat for grieving parents, and for parents of medically complex children. Michigan. 

https://faithslodge.org/

 

Return to Zero 

Retreats for bereaved mothers. 

Various US locations.

https://rtzhope.org/retreat

 

Bereaved Parents USA – Resources and support. 

https://www.bereavedparentsusa.org/

  Bereaved Parents USA – Springfield/Eugene Chapter

  Chapter Contact Information:

  Molly Mae Culligan, Leader

  Meeting Information:

  3rd Tuesday of the month  6:30pm – 8:30pm

  Phone: (541) 517-5710 

  Please call for meeting location directions

 

PEER-LED GROUPS for SUPPORT

 

Compassionate Friends 

Peer-led monthly support groups in several Oregon locations.

https://www.compassionatefriends.org/find-support/chapters/

 

  Compassionate Friends – Portland Chapter
  PO Box 3065
  Portland, OR 97208-3065
  (503) 248-0102

  http://portlandtcf.org

 

Hayden’s Helping Hands
PO Box 2041

Clackamas, OR 97015
www.haydenshelpinghands.com
Our mission supports families who have delivered a stillborn baby by paying up to $1,000 in delivery bills. Our services are provided for Oregon and Washington.

 

My Friend’s House, Inc.
Partners In Care

2075 NE Wyatt Court
Bend, OR 97701
(541) 382-5882
http://www.partnersbend.org/Grief-and-Loss/Children%27s-Grief-Support/

 

Me, Too & Company

PO Box 10796

Portland, OR 97296

(503) 499-5307

http://www.oregonhospice.org

WinterSpring
P.O. Box 8169
Medford, OR 97501
(541) 552-0620
http://www.winterspring.org

Mourning Resources, Inc.
PO Box 82573
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 777-0433

SHELL (Support & Healing for Early Life Losses)
Mt. Hood Hospice

39641 Scenic Street
PO Box 1269
Sandy, OR 97055
(503) 668-5545
www.mthoodhospice.org
Emilie Cartoun       

Transitions Professional Center
3735 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR  97239
(503) 972-7090
www.transitionspc.com
Marianne Kabour 

Evermore Videos

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBQSvZNFwBf182kNMPeLEQg/videos?view_as=subscriber

 

Good Grief Trust Wish List of Bereaved Parents

https://www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/child/wish-list-bereaved-parents/

 

American Childhood Cancer Organization – Inspire.com Group

https://www.inspire.com/groups/american-childhood-cancer-organization/

 

Our online peer-to-peer support community offers members 24-hour access to other families who know what you are going through.  Focused specifically on childhood cancer-related issues, including bereavement, our Inspire community includes online discussion groups and personal journals and blogs, so you can read about others who understand what you are going through and share as much or as little of your story and your amazing child as you are comfortable with.

 

The Compassionate Friends (http://www.compassionatefriends.org/home.aspx)

Developed specifically to provide support to parents and family members who have suffered the loss of a child.  Includes online support and resources, as well as local chapters and more than 660 meeting locations around the country.

 

Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) (org):

A national, non-profit self-help organization dedicated to newly bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings. Newsletters, articles, and brochures are available on-line; many states have local chapters with in-person support group meetings.

 

GriefNet (http://griefnet.org/):

An online community of families, individuals, and children coping with grief. Members can access more than 50 email support groups, including many designed just for children.

 

The Centering Corporation (http://www.centering.org/):

Offers resources, book, and magazines dedicated to helping cope with and manage grief. Includes a special listing of resources for loss of a child and loss of an infant.

MILITARY SURVIVOR EVENTS

Military Survivor Events / Find Group Near You

https://www.taps.org/events/? tag=Care+Groups

  TAPS – Tragedy Assistance Programs for Survivors – OREGON

  Meets 6-7:30pm PST online on 3rd Thursdays every month

   For questions, link for online meetings, and/or to be added, email: caregroups@taps.org or call 800-959-TAPS (8277)

   You can login to your online community account

   https://www.taps.org/caregroups/2021/oregon/july

CHILD SUICIDE SUPPORT

 

The Friendship Bench – A Letter to Parents Surviving a Child’s Suicide

https://thefriendshipbench.org/a-letter-to-parents-surviving-a-childs-suicide/

 

Compassionate Friends – Surviving a Child’s Suicide

https://www.compassionatefriends.org/surviving-childs-suicide/

 

SAVE – Support for Suicide Loss Survivors

https://save.org/what-we-do/grief-support/

 

AFSP – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – I’ve Lost Someone 

https://afsp.org/ive-lost-someone