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Bereavement & Support Resources

We offer bereavement services for the families we serve.  In particular, we refer grief counseling to Highland Counseling Solutions, Melanie Glusic, MS, NCC, LPC.  4709 Walnut Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-748-2310) highlandcounselingsolutions@gmail.com.  

In addition, we have provided some helpful grief support links below: 

Compassionate Friends
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
Offers immediate emotional support, crisis intervention and suicide prevention services through its volunteer hotline, outreach and educational programs.

National Chapter
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
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).

Epilepsy Association of Western PA 
Providing public education and supportive services to individuals and families affected by epilepsy/seizure disorders. Support is available to any family who has experienced loss to SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy) or other epilepsy related causes. Reach out. We are here to help!

Good Grief Center for Bereavement
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.

Highland Counseling Solutions
Melanie Glusic, MS, NCC, LPC
4709 Walnut Street, McKeesport, PA 15132

Highmark Caring Place
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)
Support group for widowed persons

Center for Victims
1-866-644-2882 (24-Hour Crisis Hotline)
The Center for Victims 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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