BPUSA Virtual Bereaved Sibling Chapter is hosting a monthly Zoom meeting on the last Thursday of every month at 8 pm EST. Please email wKKwtqmytLWhrLOpoqyprqejqKGwtKWygKetoams7qOvrQ@nospam for the zoom link.

*Please note, this is for siblings who are 18 and older*


Bereaved Parents USA Chapters


Because of concerns over COVID-19, many of our chapters have shifted to running their meetings using the Zoom platform or other such programs. Please contact the local Chapter Leader in your area to see what arrangements have been made to stay in contact during the pandemic.


Alabama

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Alaska

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Arizona

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Arkansas

Baxter County Outreach Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leader Leann J. McGovern

Phone
Email


Central Arkansas Outreach Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leaders Debby & Kevin Hunsaker

29 Neal Cove
Bryant, Arkansas 72022

501-681-1464

Email

Facebook


The North of The Arkansas River Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Becky Russell, Chapter Leader

8226 Centennial Rd.
Jacksonville, AR 72076-9650,

(501) 831-5200

Email

Facebook

Meeting Information:

2nd Thursday of each month

Time: 6:00 – 7:45 pm

Baptist Health Hospital
3333 Springhill Rd., Conf. Room 1
North Little Rock, AR 72116


Northwest AR Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Christina Aplin, Chapter Leader

505 Main St Sw

Gravette AR 72736

(479) 721-1837

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Thursday of each month

Please call or email for meeting information.


South Central Arkansas Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Linda Bates, Chapter Leader

31 Malaga Way
Hot Springs Village AR 71909  

(501) 226-8265

Email

Meeting Information:

Please call Linda Bates for meeting information

(501) 226-8265


Western Arkansas Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leader Toni Holohan

1110 North 9th Street
Van Buren AR 72956

(479) 474-9773 phone
(479) 420-9634 cell

Email

Meeting Information:

3rd Thursday of the month

Time: 6:00pm

Donald W. Reynolds Cancer
Support House
3324 South M Street
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903


Texarkana Chapter 

Chapter Contact Information:
Mark Looney, Chapter Leader
2nd Tuesday of every month
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
Kids Castle
2400 Grand Ave.
Texarkana, AR 71854  
California

Aguanga/Anza Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Linda Hardee, Chapter Leader

41909 Lakeshore Blvd.
Aguanga, CA 92536

951-551-2826

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
Time: 6:00 pm Meeting

LRE Community Center
41610 Lakeshore Blvd.
Aguanga, CA 92536


Sacramento-South Placer County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chris Harder, Chapter Leader

612 Manzanita Ave.

Roseville, CA  95678

916-768-3891

Email

Website



Meetings for bereaved moms:

1st Thursday of each month.

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Call Chris 916-768-3891 for meeting location



For moms whose child died within the past year:

3rd Wednesday of each month

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Call/text Donna 916-521-7433 for meeting location

 

Meetings for bereaved dads:

2nd Saturday of each month

Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Window Box Café

6835 Five Star Blvd.

Rocklin, CA 95677


San Diego North Inland Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Kathleen Stark, Chapter Leader

15385 Crestview Ct
Poway CA 92064

(619) 994-3010 cell

Email

Facebook

Meeting Information:

4th Thursday of the month
(Except November & December,
which will be 3rd Thursday)

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm Meeting

St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church
16275 Pomerado Road
Poway, CA 92064

Conference Room
Located in upper parking lot

Colorado

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Connecticut

Connecticut Shoreline Chapter of BPUSA

Chapter Contact Information:

Vanessa Pentz

16 Shore Grove Dr.
Clinton, CT 06413

(203) 645-6665

Email

Meeting Information:

1st Sunday of each month

Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Clinton United Methodist Church

12 Commerce Street 

Clinton, CT 06413



Southeastern CT Chapter of BPUSA

Chapter Contact Information:

Ann Irr Dagle

(860) 625-5280

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Tuesday of the month

Time: 6:00-7:30 pm

Brian's Healing Hearts
461 Main St.
Niantic, CT 06357

Delaware

 

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information.

Florida

Santa Rosa County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Jennifer Howard, Chapter Leader

6552 Berryhill Rd
Milton, FL 32570

(850) 564-4414

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Thursday of the month

Time: 7:00pm

at Jennifer’s home:
6552 Berryhill Rd
Milton FL 32570


Tampa Bay Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Post Office Box 7034
Brandon, FL  33508

Chapter Leaders
Debbie Nemitz: (813) 501-9567
Lori Scragg: (813) 361-2946

Email
Website

Meeting Information (Regular Evening Meeting)
2nd Sunday of the Month
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Medical Arts Building Auditorium
Call Debbie Nemitz at (813) 501-9567 for directions or information


Riverview/Gibsonton/Brandon areas – Daytime Group

Chapter Contact Information:

Facilitator:Debbie Nemitz

(813) 501-9567

Meeting Information:

Second Friday of the month

Time: 10 am to Noon

First United Methodist Church
120 N Knights Ave, Brandon, FL 33510
(the meeting is across the street from church in the church office bldg)


Riverview/Gibsonton/Brandon – Evening Group

Chapter Contact Information:

Facilitator: Charles L’Homme

(813) 335-7628

Meeting Information:

Last Thursday of the month

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

First United Methodist Church
120 N Knights Ave, Brandon, FL 33510
(the meeting is across the street from church in the church office bldg)

Please call Debbie Nemitz (813) 501-9567
for information or directions

Georgia

 

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Massachusetts

Lynn/NE Region, MA Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Co-Leader - Muriel Clement

617-529-8686

Email

Chapter Co-Leader - Laurie Saviano

Email

Meeting Information:

Meetings will be conducted on Zoom until further notice.
 
Michigan

Macomb County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Initial Contact/New Member Liaison:

Halyna Meronek-Serdiuk

586-899-1009

Email

Facebook

Leader:

Kerry Thomas Taylor

45224 Cass Avenue

Utica, Michigan, 48317

248-425-2999

Facebook

Email

Meeting Information:

1st Thursday of each month

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Washington Twp Senior Center
57880 Van Dyke Ave
Washington Twp, Michigan 48318

Central Detroit, MI Chapter of BPUSA

Chapter Contact Information:

Pearl Scott

8220 3rd St
Detroit, MI 48202-2422

313-412-3341

Email

Meeting Information:

1st Saturday of each month

Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Greater Grace Temple Church
23500 W. Seven Mile Rd.
Detroit, MI 48219

Minnesota

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Mississippi

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Missouri

Four States Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Patty Hininger, Co-leader

417-214-2683

Email

Carol Lee, Co-Leader

417-793-2036 

Email

Meeting Information:

1st Tuesday of the month

Time: 7:00 pm

Community of Christ Church,
1212 Goetz Blvd.
Joplin, MO 64801


St. Louis Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Mike and Jeanne Francisco

(636)947-9403

Email

Meeting Information:

Website – for more info on meeting
locations and topics


St. Peters/St. Charles County Group

Chapter Contact Information:

Mike & Jeanne Francisco

(636) 947-9403

Email

Siblings Meeting Info

Meeting Information:

1st Thursday of the month

Time: 7:00 pm

Knights of Columbus Hall
5701 Highway N
Cottleville, MO 63304


Montana

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Nebraska

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Nevada

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

New Hampshire

Rockingham-Essex County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Beth Hendershot, Chapter Leader

276 Main Street
Sandown, NH 03873

(603) 887-4302

Email

Meeting Information:

The first Tuesday of the month.

Time: 7:00pm

at the Atkinson Community Center
4 Main Street
Atkinson, NH 03811

New Jersey

Essex County NJ Bereaved Sibling Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Sarah Kravits, Leader

276 Gregory Ave

West Orange, NJ 07052

973-946-2588

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Sunday of the month.

Time: 7:00pm

NJ AcupunctureWellness, Massage & Fertility Center
70 Park St
Montclair, NJ 07042

South Dakota

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Tennessee

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Texas

Texas Panhandle Chapter

Chapter Contact Information: 

Greg Tucker

5003 Carmel Ave.

Amarillo, TX 79110

806-341-8641

Email

Email

 

Meeting info:

Meets:  Every Tuesday

at 6:30 p.m.

Harvest Amarillo Church

4808 S. Bonham

Amarillo,  TX 79110


Texarkana Chapter 

Chapter Contact Information:
Mark Looney, Chapter Leader
2nd Tuesday of every month
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
 
Kids Castle
2400 Grand Ave.
Texarkana, AR 71854  
Utah

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Vermont

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Virginia

Northern Virginia Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Jodi Norman

539 Harrison Circle
Locust Grove, VA 22508

Chapter Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 7675
Woodbridge, VA 22195

(703) 656-6999

Email

Facebook
Website

Meeting Information:

Caring and Sharing Support Meetings

4th Sunday of the month

Time: 3:00 pm

First United Presbyterian Church
14391 Minnieville Road
Woodbridge, VA 22193

Washington

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

West Virginia

Eastern Panhandle Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leaders: Cindy & Bob Evarts

12107 Back Creek Valley Rd
Hedgesville, WV 25427

(304) 754-4936

Cindy Evarts’ Email
Bob Evarts’ Email

Meeting Information:

3rd Monday of each month

Time: 7:00 pm

Hospice of the Panhandle
330 Hospice Lane
Martinsburg, WV

Please contact Cindy at 304-582-7702 for directions or with any meeting questions or contact the Hospice of the Panhandle for directions.


Wisconsin

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Wyoming

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Hawaii

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Idaho

Coeur d’Alene Outreach Chapter 

Chapter Contact Information:

PO Box 3504

Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816

Kathy Beck

(208) 773-5684

Email

Illinois

Champaign-Urbana Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Jane Pica, Chapter Leader

2521 Pinehurst Drive
Champaign, IL 61822

217-373-1321

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Sunday of the month

Time: 4:30 pm

Stephens Family YMCA
2501 Fields Drive South
Champaign, Illinois 61822


Chicagoland Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Eleanor Byrne & Sally Yarberry

PO Box 320
Western Springs, IL 60558

708-560-0393

Email

Facebook

Website

Meeting Information:

First Tuesday of each month

Time: 7:00 pm

Western Springs Congregational Church
1106 Chestnut Street
Western Springs, IL 60558


Jacksonville Area Outreach Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Nancy Bork

(217) 473-8112 cell
(217) 243-0429 home

Email


Quincy Area Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leader, Jeff Steinkamp

300 Lincoln Hill NW
Quincy, IL 62301

(217) 430-2936

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Thursday of the month

Time: 7:00 pm

Blessing Hospital
11th & Broadway
Quincy, IL 62301


Southern Illinois Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Linda D Mlot

12750 E Violet Rd
Mt Vernon, IL 62864

(618) 315-9702 cell

 

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Sunday of the month

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
3205 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864


Springfield Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Morris Alwardt, Chapter Leader
Phone: 217-691-8578

Po Box 914
Springfield IL 62705

Email

Facebook

Meeting Information:

Second Wednesday of month
Time: 6:30-8:00pm

Douglas United Methodist Church
501 S. Douglas Ave
Springfield, IL

 

Will County-Joliet Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Deborah O'Brien

630-921-5437

Email

Meeting Information:

3rd Thursday of the month

Time: 6:30 pm

Hope Lutheran Church
305 E. Black Rd.
Shorewood, IL 60404

Indiana

Greene County Outreach Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Karen Hurst, Chapter Leader

(812)-361-5146

Email

Iowa

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Kansas

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Kentucky

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Louisiana

Cenla Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Becky Watkins, Chapter Leader

212 Evanridge Street
Alexandria, LA 71302

(318) 730-6780

Email

Facebook

Meeting Information:

1st Monday of the month

Time: 6:30 pm

Christus Cabrini Mediplex

3330 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301

Maine

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Maryland

Anne Arundel County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Bob Burash

P.O. Box 6280
Annapolis, Maryland  21401-0280

Email
Website

410-551-5774

Meeting Information:

1st Thursday of the month

Time: 7:15 pm

Calvary United Methodist Church
Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, Maryland 21401


Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Bill Lyon

P.O. Box 625
Brooklandville, MD 21022-0625

Email

Meeting Information:

(410) 274-9932



Lutherville Group

Chapter Contact Information:

Baltimore and Baltimore County

(Contact the Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter for information)

Meeting Information:

1st Sunday of the month

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
in the lounge at Spangler Hall

1609 Kurtz Avenue
Lutherville 21093


Columbia Group

Chapter Contact Information:

Howard County

(Contact the Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter for information)

Meeting Information:

Time: 8:00 – 9:30 pm

Third Wednesday of the month
First Presbyterian Church of Howard County
9325 Presbyterian Circle
Columbia, MD


New Mexico

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

New York

Adirondack Chapter

Chapter Leader - Deb Jerdo

144 Lake St..Saranac Lake, NY  12983

518-637-3004

Email

Meeting Information:

Meets:  Second Wednesday of the Month

7:00 p.m.

Best Western Hotel

Conference Room

487 Lake Flower Avenue

Saranac Lake, NY  12983


Mid Hudson Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Kathy Corrigan, Leader

5 Vanek Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 462-2825

Email

Website

Meeting Information:

First Thursday of the month

Time: 7:00 pm

The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie
10 Children’s Way
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601


Suffolk County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Phyllis Schaeffer-Jackson

126 Patchogue Ave. 

Patchogue, NY 11772

(516)445-7726

Email

Meeting Information:

3rd Monday of each month

Time: 7:30 pm

St. Pauls's Episcopal Church
31 Rider Ave.
Patchogue, NY 11772


Western New York Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Tony & Bernie Misita

89 Lordan Drive

Cheektowaga, New York 14227

(716) 675-3844

Email

Meeting Information:

2nd Friday of the month 

Time: 7:30pm

Wilson Support Center, Inc.

150 Bennett Road

Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Adult Sibling Meeting Information

Contact Information:

Shauna Nealon

(716) 894-5867

4th Monday of the Month

Time: 6:30 p.m. 

Wilson Support Center 

150 Bennett Road

Cheektowaga, NY 14227

North Carolina

Alamance County Area Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leader: Doris Maxwell

336-263-4411

Email

Meeting information:

3rd Tuesday of the month 

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Please call or email for meeting details.


Central NC Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leader: Tony Ivosic 

12509 Shallowford Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614

Email

Meeting information:

First Thursday of the month

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

North Raleigh United Methodist Church
Room S1
8501 Honeycutt Road
Raleigh, NC 27615


Randolph County, NC Chapter of BPUSA

Chapter Contact Information:

Chapter Leader: Brian T. Wells 

108 Deerfield Place

Archdale, NC 27263

252-532-6314

Email

Meeting information:

First Tuesday of the month 6:30 pm

The Chat and Chew

10301 N. Main St. 

Archdale, NC 27263

North Dakota

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information


Ohio

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

Oklahoma

Central Oklahoma Outreach Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Dana Wigington

345816 E Forrest Dr.

Chandler, OK 74834

405-258-6618

Email


Oregon

Springfield/Eugene Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Molly Mae Culligan, Leader

(541) 517-5710

Email

Meeting Information:

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

Please call for the meeting location.

Pennsylvania

Berks County, PA Chapter of BPUSA

Chapter Leader - Nicole Walp Miller

118 Woodrow Ave..

Sinking Spring, PA  19608

Phone: 717-617-9040

Email

Meeting info:

Meets:  1st Thursday each month

at 6:30 p.m.

 

Lincoln Park United Methodist Church 

1 Carlisle Ave.

Reading, PA 19609


Delaware County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Carol Casey

410 Sean Lane
Aston, Pa 19014

610-742-3079

Email

Meeting Information:

1st Monday of the month and
3rd Tuesday of the month
7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm

A separate sibling support group meets on the same nights and times independent of the parents group.
Riddle Memorial Hospital

Administrative Annex
Conference Room # 1

1068 West Baltimore Pike
Media, Pa 19063


Luzerne County of NE PA Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:

Linda Lou DeAndrea, Chapter Leader

191 North Lee Ct
Hazelton PA 18201

Email

Meeting Information:

1st Monday of the month

Time: 7:00 pm

Faith United Church of Christ
21 Faith Drive
Hazelton, PA 18202


Rhode Island

There are currently no chapters located in this state. Are you interested in starting a chapter? Contact Chapter Development for more information

South Carolina

Georgetown/Horry County Chapter

Chapter Contact Information:
Sharon Doehner, Chapter Leader
 
phone 919-271-2568
email
 
Meeting information:
1st Thursday of the month
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Belin United Methodist's Family Life Center
4182 Hwy 17 Business
Murells Inlet, SC 29576

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