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Web Resources for Children’s Grief and Loss

The following are a list of links to other websites that provide information and resources about grief and loss. These links open in a new window. They are provided merely as a public service. Children’s Friend has no relationship to or control over content produced on outside sites.

Resources for or About Children

Quicklinks Heartplay and Wayside Hospice: www.parmenter.org

Cranberry Hospice: www.biplymouth.org

The Circle: www.goodgriefprogram.org

The Children’s Room: www.childrensroom.org

Home Health Care: Hospice of the South Shore COA: www.southshorehospital.org

Grief and Children: Verywell.com – Includes several articles that discuss how children at different developmental stages express grief and how you can help them at each stage.

HospiceNet.org – Children’s Resources – Several articles and links geared to helping children and teens cope with death and loss.

Links to Other Children’s Grief Support Centers

These are links to support centers in other geographic regions. Many centers have extensive online resources available, too.

Bereaved Families Online Support Center – Toronto, Ontario

Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families – Portland Oregon

Fernside – Cincinnati, Ohio

Judi’s House – Denver, Colorado

New Song Center – Scottsdale, AZ

General Resources

Death and Dying – A variety of articles and links on death, dying and the grieving process.

Grief and Loss – A collection of articles from AARP that discuss common physical and emotional reactions to loss.

Hospice Net – Information about hospice services for patients and families facing life-threatening illness. The site includes resources for children.

On Our Own Terms – A companion to Bill Moyer’s acclaimed PBS series on death and dying. An excellent site with readings, community message boards and resources.

MEDLINEplus: Death & Dying – Links to a variety of resources and materials in both English and Spanish.

Resources to help children and youth cope with school violence

National Center for Healthy Safe Children: Trauma, Violence, and School Shooting

Youth.gov:  Federal Resources for Helping Youth Cope after a School Shooting

Child Mind Institute : How to Talk to Kids About School Shootings

Child Trends: Resources to help children in the wake of a school shooting

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Talking to Children about the Shooting

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: School Personnel

American Counseling Association: Coping in the Aftermath of a Shooting