Bereavement & Support Resources

We offer bereavement services for the families we serve. In addition, we have provided some helpful grief support links below: 

Compassionate Friends

1-877-969-0010
The mission of the Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Pittsburgh Chapter

1-412-835-1105
Offers immediate emotional support, crisis intervention and suicide prevention services through its volunteer hotline, outreach and educational programs.

National Chapter
877-696-0010
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive. We need not walk alone.

First Candle
1-800-221-7437
First Candle is a national nonprofit health organization uniting parents, caregivers and researchers nationwide with government, business and community service groups to advance infant health and survival. With help from a national network of partner organizations, we are working to increase public participation and support in the fight against Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other causes of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID).

Good Grief Center for Bereavement
1-888-474-3388
A continuously updated source of support groups, organizations and individual counselors who specialize in grief therapy. Mission Statement: To be a comprehensive bereavement resource and referral center that builds a more compassionate community through grief awareness, education, support and hope; creating a safe place where all who have experienced the pain of death may come to work through loss and learn to manage grief.

Highmark Caring Place
1-888-224-4673
The Highmark Caring Place has been a champion for children for more than twenty years, working to identify the unmet needs of children in our community, and to create innovative programs to meet those needs. The Highmark Caring Place provides support to children and their families, listening and responding to the needs of the underserved, at-risk and vulnerable populations.

Survivors of Suicide 
Providing a safe place for survivors and friends of survivors to share their struggle

THEOS (They Help Each Other Spiritually)
1-412-471-7799
Support group for widowed persons

Center for Victims
412-482-3240
1-866-644-2882 (24-Hour Crisis Hotline)
The Center for Victims of provides victim advocacy and support services, crisis intervention, counseling and community education programs that address the causes and impacts of all types of violence and crime. Our mission is to help individuals, families and communities survive the trauma and receive the help and healing they need.


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