Resources and Links

Helpful Non-Profit Sites | Helpful Links for Siblings
Medical Resources and Support
| Memorial Sites | Other Helpful Links | Retail
Listing of such retail sites or items does not imply an endorsement by BP/USA
and is included only to provide sources of useful information for bereaved families.

Helpful Non-Profit Sites

AARP – American Association of Retired People Grief & Loss Site

The MISS Foundation formerly known as A.G.A.S.T -Support Group for Grandparents.

Alive Alone – for the education and charitable purposes to benefit bereaved parents.

Angels for Hope – We crochet angels and butterflies that are sent out all over the world upon request to those who are severely injured, chronically ill,  and their caregivers or just someone that needs hope free of charge.  We are now offering Smiley Faces for Hope for children also.

Babies Remembered – Honoring the sacred lives of precious babies, never forgotten, always loved.

Baby Steps – Support for those on the long road to recovery from the loss of a baby.

Bereavement Poems-Articles  – A site with helpful poems and articles on grief.

Center for Loss in Multiple Births – We are parents who have experienced the death of one or more, both or all of our twins or higher multiples at any time from conception through birth, infancy and childhood.

Comfort Zone Camps – Comfort zone camps are for children who are dealing with all kinds of grief. Death of parent, sibling or any type loss.

Compassionate Friends – Non-profit, self-help support organization open to all Bereaved Parents, Grandparents, and siblings.

Compassionate Friends of Atlanta – Atlanta, Georgia Site

COPE (Connecting Our Paths Eternally) is a non-profit grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child.

Fallen Heros Memorial – an online memorial for all of the fallen service members of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Fernside.org – A Center for Grieving Children

Formomsonly.org – For Moms Only is a healing place where you will find other mothers who can help you on this difficult journey.

Grandbridge formerly known as A.G.A.S.T -Support Group for Grandparents.

GRASP Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing – provides sources of help, compassion and most of all, understanding, for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of drugs.

Grief and Loss   Blogs and websites by and for bereaved parents.

Grieving for Babies – Guides families and professionals towards understanding a grief caused by death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth and in the first few months of life.

In Loving Memory On Line. – Loving Memory is an organization dedicated to helping parents cope with the death of their only child or all of their children.

Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. – A site offering support, education and resources on the death of a child in early pregnancy (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy etc.), or from premature birth, stillbirth, neo-natal death, birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), illness and all other types of infant and early childhood death.

Living with Loss Magazine: Hope and Healing for the Body, Mind and Spirit (formerly known as Bereavement Magazine) features articles, stories, poems and bereavement resources, cards, gifts and booklets for the bereaved by grief educators and presenters, facilitators and caregivers, authors and writers, and most important the bereaved themselves.

Missing GRACE Foundation – Missing GRACE Foundation’s mission is to provide resources and support for families that have experienced: pregnancy loss, infant loss, infertility or adoption and to advocate for comprehensive, patient-focused prenatal care for all women. Five core areas encompass the heart of the mission:Grieve, Restore, Arise, Commemorate and Educate.

National Hospice & Pallative Care Organization – Improve quality of end of life services through Hospice service

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. – (E-mail)   A self-help group dedicated solely to the aftermath and prevention of murder.

National SIDS & Infant Death Program Support Center

Open to Hope – Open To Hope website is an online community where people can find and share inspirational stories of life, loss and love.  We encourage our visitors to read, listen, share, and contribute with honesty and compassion. Online forum with information and support so that people who experience loss can learn to cope with their pain, heal their grief, and invest in their future.

Our Children’s Memorial Walkway – A positive place to remember our children

Our Hearts of Hope: A “Pay it Forward” Community Service Program
Hearts of Hope is a nationwide group of volunteers organized to create and distribute beautiful keepsake hearts, with message of hope, to people in need everywhere

Share – Pregnancy & Loss Support, Inc.

Sibling Connection, The – Resources for Bereaved Siblings

Silent Grief. – “Support for All Who Have Suffered Miscarriage and Later Child Loss”

Sudden Infant Death Network – A World of Information & Support

Sympathy Message Ideas provides a variety of sympathy card message ideas

Taps – The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc. (TAPS) provides a wide variety of programs and information to survivors, military and casualty personnel and others.

The Gift of Keith – This is a website that deals with depression and suicide.

The MISS Foundation – The MISS Foundation is an international, volunteer based organization providing C.A.R.E. [counseling, advocacy, research, and education] services to families experiencing the death of a child.

Twinless Twins – Serving in support of twins (all multiple births) who suffer from the loss of companionship of their twin through death or estrangement.

Fallen Heroes and information on armed force men/women from PA killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

Helpful Links for Siblings

Fernside.org – A Center for Grieving Children

The Gift of Keith – A memorial site designed by a bereaved sibling for siblings.

Sibling Connection, The – Resources for Bereaved Siblings

Teen Grief – This is a site to let teens connect with other teens for support.

Twinless Twins – Serving in support of twins (all multiple births) who suffer from the loss of companionship of their twin through death or estrangement.

Memorial Sites

Gone Too Soon – Create an everlasting tribute to someone close to you whom you have lost.

www.memoryjar.org – This is a site for sharing memories and information.

www.memory-of.com – Many touching memorials and help to set up your own memorial.

www.stillborn-angels.memory-of.com – This is a good site for information and memorials focused on stillborn deaths.

www.victims-of-violence.memory-of.com – Many touching memorials focused on violent deaths and help to set up your own memorial.

Other Helpful Links

Baby Loss Kit A list of valuable grief support resources for those who have suffered the loss of a baby

www.griefinc.com Official home of Darcie Sims, Tony Sims, and Alicia Sims Franklin.Darcie and Alicia are internationally recognized public speakers on the topics of grief and grief support. Tony is nationally known as a presenter and management consultant.

www.griefsong.com Offering creative and nurturing ways to honor your grief following the death of a loved one.

Retail

Bereavement Store – Sympathy gifts and lasting gifts of encouragement and products that meet the need of the heart.

Centering Corporation – dedicated to serving the needs of those healing from loss.

Don’t Should On Me: Don’t Should On Me apparel

Ever Life Memorials

Everlasting Memories an online retailer that specializes in cremation urns and memorial jewelry with keepsakes for parents and families that have experienced loss.

HeavensBookAngels.com and HeavensBookHaloShop – Facebook page – bracelets

Memory Chests – Sentimental Wooden Chests For Memorable Occasions

The Comfort Cub ~ A therapeutic teddy bear

The Healing Chickadee – Your Child’s Life Takes Flight with the Power of Words!-A Vocabulary Program for Children. Providing the language of Healing-A Grief Program for Children.

Too Cool T-shirt Quilts – Memorial and bereavement quilt from your loved one’s clothing.

T-Shirt Quilts of Texas – Memory Quilts made from the clothing of your loved ones.

For more information on how to be added to our list of resources,
please contact us at weblinks@bereavedparentsusa.org