Office of Decedent Affairs
- C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Grief Assistance
- U-M Cancer Center
- U-M Department of Social Work Programs and Services
- U-M Depression Center
- U-M Geriatrics Center
Offers general bereavement resources and useful tips related to how to complete final details after the death of a loved one.
Offers links to various topics related loss and grief; also offers practical suggestions to help navigate the days and months following the loss of a loved one.
A program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Caring Connections is a national consumer engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life. It offers a lot of information and support about grief and loss. The program can provide you with information regarding support groups in your area.
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and resources for the bereaved.
Online support group assists people with loss and grief issues, and offers many links to resources.
Growth House, Inc.
Provides you with an international gateway to resources related to loss and bereavement; a search engine helps access Internet's comprehensive collection of reviewed resources for healing.
Hospice Foundation of America
Helps those who cope personally and professionally with terminal illness, death, and the process of grief and bereavement. 800-854-3402
National Association of Social Workers
Grief information and support.
Helps families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and provides information to help others be supportive. 877-969-0010
Dougy Center for Grieving Children
Provides support in a safe place where children, teens and their families grieving a death can share their experiences as they move through their grief process.
Phone: 503-775-5683 or toll free: 866-775-5683
Bereavement support groups for grieving children. Ann Arbor 734-929-6640
Dreams and Wings
A non-profit organization that offers motivational, inspirational, and life-changing experiences to special needs children and youth through aviation.
A Heartbreaking Choice
For parents who have interrupted a wanted pregnancy after poor prenatal diagnosis.
Lamaze Association of Ann Arbor
Miscarriage and newborn loss support group.
March of Dimes
Pregnancy and newborn loss.
Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Volunteer professional photographers take photos of family with deceased infants
Wisconsin Stillbirth Service Program
Provides peri-natal loss information and education for families and clinicians.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: AFSP reaches out to survivors of suicide loss with two goals in mind:
- To offer the support that is so vital, particularly to the newly bereaved
- To provide opportunities for survivors to get involved, through a wide variety of educational, outreach, awareness, advocacy and fundraising programs