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Grief Resources

The wonderful thing about technology is that it can bring people together from all over the globe to make it easier for you to find information and support networks in your time of need. The following are some of the tools available to assist you in your healing journey. If you’re still having trouble locating helpful information or finding what you need, contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.

 

Grief ShareGriefShare
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.


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Web Healing
Web HealingWeb Healing, the internet’s first interactive grief website, has served the bereaved on the net since 1995. It offers grief discussion boards where men and women can discuss issues related to grief and healing or browse recommended grief books. The site’s originator, Tom Golden, LCSW, is an internationally known psychotherapist, author, and speaker on the topic of healing from loss.

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The Compassionate FriendsThe Compassionate Friends
Whether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause), or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life-altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process. Through a network of more than 625 chapters with locations in all fifty states, as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, The Compassionate Friends has been supporting bereaved families after the death of a child for four decades.

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AARP
AARPFor more than fifty years, AARP has been serving its members and society and creating positive social change. AARP’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for all as we age, leading positive social change and delivering value to members through information, advocacy and service. Here you’ll find articles, discussions, and helpful information on dealing with end of life care, the challenges faced by caregivers, and how to deal with grief after a loss.

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 

 

Whatcom Hospice
Phone: (360) 733-5877

 

Meet every Tuesday evening 7:00pm-8:30pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway 
Bellingham, WA 98225

 

Meet every Wednesday afternoon 2:00pm-3:30pm
St. Luke's Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway Bellingham, WA 98225

 

Evergreen AIDS Foundation
1509 Cornwall Avenue Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (800) 249-2437

 

Kids Council Northwest - KCNW
For death, loss & grief support contact Elizabeth A. Snyder
Phone: (360) 734-5552

 

 

Our TreeHouse
1212 Indian Street Bellingham, WA 98227
Phone: (360) 223-6681 (Holly Miller)
Email: info@our-treehouse.org
Peer grief support for children
Meet 1st and 3rd Monday of each month
6:00pm-8:00pm

 

 

Grief Share
Phone: (360) 318-9446
North County Chirst the King Church
1812 18th Street Lynden, WA 98264
Contact church for day and time information

 

 

Camp Willie
Summer camp for bereaved children (grades 2-12)
Register online at www.campfireusasnohomish.org
OR call Snohomish County Council
Phone: (425) 258-5437
Email: info@campfiresnoco.org

 

 

Turning Point
Life Transitions Program - loss of primary income source
Whatcom Community College
Phone: (360) 383-3135
Email: rbailey@whatcome.ctc.edu

 

 

Mending Babyloss
Support group for parents who have lost babies in pregnancy, at birth or in first year of life
Meet Monday evevings 6:30pm-8:30pm
Email: mendingbabyloss@gmail.com
Marguerite Johnson - (360) 201-8734
Tracy Pippard - (360) 733-1744
Jilian Froebe - (360) 319-8704

 

 

Missfoundation
Support group for parents that have lost a child at any age. 
Meet twice monthly
Contact Nancy - (360) 933-0952
Email: nancy.vekved@missfoundations.org