For Grieving Families

Find support for a child

National Alliance for Grieving Children
A map showing grief support services offered throughout the United States.

Rainbows
An international children’s charity dedicated to helping youth successfully navigate the very difficult grief process.

The Link Counseling Center
Programs for children and teens at The Link's "House Next Door."

Camp STARS
A bereavement camp for families, designed to help people understand their feelings of loss are normal and that they are not alone. Family members will have the opportunity to express their grief in groups, bond with family members, establish new friendships and have fun. Located at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, Ga.

Carry On Youth, Inc.
An organization that provides mentoring and recreational service to youth in Gwinnett, Hall, Barrow, and Jackson Counties who have lost a parent. Their services include an annual memorial tree planting, donating clothing and household items to grieving families in need, and monthly recreational events for kids/teens and their families to meet others who are grieving the death of a parent. All programs are at no cost to the families.

Find support for an adult

Camp STARS
A bereavement camp for families, designed to help people understand their feelings of loss are normal and that they are not alone. Family members will have the opportunity to express their grief in groups, bond with family members, establish new friendships, and have fun. Located at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, GA.

The Compassionate Friends
Grief support after the death of a child. A national organization with local chapters.

Crossroads Hospice Grief Recovery Programs
A 12-week program that creates a safe environment to explore and cope with a loss, located in Tucker, GA.

Cry for Me...No More
A program designed to support bereaved families after the death of a child, located in Gainesville, GA.

GriefShare
Searchable database of local seminars and support groups.

Modern Widows Club
A widow mentoring organization with a chapter in Kennesaw. This group meets the second Thursday of every month.

National Students of AMF
College students supporting college students grieving the illness or death of a loved one. A national organization with chapters at colleges across the country.

Team Lady 180
The mission of Team Lady 180 is to empower widows, their families, and those who have experienced grief to transform their trials into triumph through healthy eating and group exercise in a fun, supportive team environment. Located in Atlanta.

Widowed Village
An involved and lively website for peer support, Widowed Village connects widowed people through bad times and good. Widowed Village is a program of Soaring Spirits International, a non-profit organization:   http://www.soaringspirits.org/

Organizations and communities

Coalition to Support Grieving Students

Navigating Children's Grief: How to Help Following a Death

When Death Impacts Your School

Ideas for Coping with a Death in Your School or Organization

For information about crisis response, grief education for children, grief training for professionals, or support groups for your school, please contact Liz Carson.

Grief blogs

Grief Awareness Blog
Our own Kate's Club blog!

Hello Grief, Blog
Comfort Zone Camp's blog, developed to build a community of support for anyone living with grief.

Open to Hope
An online journal with grief related threads.