Bereaved Parents of the USA

Resources and Links

Helpful Non-Profit Sites | Helpful Links for Siblings
Medical Resources and Support
| Memorial Sites | Other Helpful Links | Retail
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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

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.

Balloon Release - A site about balloon releases and other memorial ideas.

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.

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

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.

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.

GriefWorks BC - A partnership between children's and women's Health Center of British Columbia

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

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.

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

Western Pennsylvania Families of Fallen Heroes Memorial 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.

 

Medical Resources and Support

Congenital Heart Defects - A resource for the Congenital Heart Defect Community on the Web

Health Begin - A very broad site about all kinds of health issues.

Histio - An informative website dealing with Histiocytosis.

National Jewish Medical and Research Center A sight with information on many dfferent diseases that they treat like

The Grief Recovery Institute - A grief resource for over 30 years asthma and tuberculosis.

Trisomy 18 Support A family support resource for those dealing with Trisomy 18

 

Memorial Sites

www.childrensmemorialandgarden.org A site to promote places of beauty and serenity where all who grieve the loss of a child may come to find solace, comfort, and peace no matter what their affiliation to God and to unite the community, locally and nationally, through a renewal of a shared commitment to preserve, protect, and promote the well-being of children in our care.

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

The Halo Garden – Hosts a collection of memorial website links, butterfly dedications, poetry, grief resources, and much more.

Lasting Tribute — Where you can dedicate a star to a baby or young child who has died. Every twinkling star in our night sky represents a baby or child who is no longer with us.

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

Angel Image - angel stickers

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.

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.

Memory Chests - Sentimental Wooden Chests For Memorable Occasions

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

 

 

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