GRIEF SUPPORT RESOURCES
            (Free & Low-Cost)
NATIONAL WEBSITE 

WidowNet | Bereavement Resources for Widows & Widowers 
Website: www.widownet.org 
Established in 1995, it is the first online information &
self-help resource for, and by, widows and widowers.
Topics covered include grief, bereavement, recovery, 
and other information helpful to people, of all ages, 
religious backgrounds and sexual orientations.


GRIEF SUPPORT RESOURCES:

GriefNet
PO Box 3272
Ann Arbor, MI  48106-3272
Website: www.Griefnet.org
GriefNet.org is an Internet community of persons
dealing with grief, death, trauma, and major loss.
We have over 50 e-mail grief support groups and 
two web sites. Our integrated approach to on-line 
grief support provides help to people working 
through loss and grief issues of many kinds. 
&
Our companion site, KIDSAID.com, provides 
a safe environment for grieving kids and their 
parents to find information and ask questions. 

GriefShare
Website: https://www.griefshare.org/findagroup
Christian-based grief recovery program that uses 
videos from top experts in the field. Held in a wide 
variety of locations.....type in your zip code to find 
other groups near you!


SUICIDE LOSS GRIEF RESOURCES: 

Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors
PO Box 7005
Evanston, IL  60201
Website: https://allianceofhope.org
The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors 
is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides healing, com-
passionate support for people who have lost 
loved ones to suicide. Our online forum operates 
like a 24/7 support group. Our website contains 
support resources and information on the survivor 
experience.


SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN RESOURCES

Yatoomas Foundation For The Kids   
1900 S. Telegraph 
Bloomfield Hills, MI  48302
Phone: 888-987-KIDS (5437)
Email:  info@forthekidsfoundation.org 
Website: https://forthekidsfoundation.org
Non-Profit dedicated to providing guidance, stability, 
and financial assistance to families with children who 
have suddenly lost one or both parents. Some of the 
services offered are financial assistance & budgeting 
assistance, household maintenance & repair, car main-
tenance & repair, support groups & grief assistance, 
scholarships & tutorial services, vocational training 
& job placement, legal & accounting assistance.  

Six Feet Over
PO Box 32394 
Detroit, MI  48232 
Phone: 313-723-0373
Email: info@sixftover.org 
Website: https://www.sixftover.org
We are a non-profit organization servicing the 
great state of Michigan. Our mission is to pre-
vent suicide loss through education, advocacy, 
and support, for survivors of suicide loss, indiv-
iduals with lived experience of suicide, and those 
who love and care for someone with mental health 
struggles.

METRO DETROIT SHARE 
Taylor, MI  48180 
Phone: 313-492-1172
Email: info@metrodetroitshare.org 
Website: https://www.metrodetroitshare.org
FUNERAL ASSISTANCE:
Metro Detroit Share provides funeral assistance 
for Michigan families that lose a baby during preg-
nancy or during the 1st year of life. Services such 
as burial costs, funeral service costs, urns, head-
stones, etc. will be considered. Assistance subject 
to availability of funds and the exhaustion of other 
available resources
&
SUPPORT SERVICES:
Metro Detroit Share runs twice per month support 
meetings. One in Taylor and one in West Bloomfield. 
In addition, Metro Detroit Share runs a closed Face-
book group for online support.
&
MEMORY BOXES:
Metro Detroit Share provides memory boxes to any 
Michigan hospital that requests them for their pat-
ients. We also provide direct to families that didn't 
get anything from the hospital. Included is a special 
keepsake box, special baby book for losses, support
literature, keepsakes & much more.

New Hope Center for Grief Support 
145 N. Center  Suite E 
Northville, MI  48167
Phone: 248-348-0115
Email: griefhelp@newhopecenter.net
Website: www.newhopecenter.net 
Bringing hope, healing, and new beginnings 
to those grieving the death of a loved one.

The Detroit Police Victim’s Assistance Program  
4707 St. Antoine  Suite M-167 
Detroit, MI  48201               
Phone: 313-833-1660  24 hour hotline 
Website: 
https://detroitmi.gov/departments/
police-department/victims-assistance
Offers free assistance to relatives of homicide victims, 
including: 

Emotional Support Collaborative
Loring Therapy
Phone: 313-415-9622  
Email:  loringtherapy@gmail.com
Website: 
www.meetup.com/Emotional-Support-Collaborative/about/
www.loringtherapy.com
The emotional support collaborative meets every week 
on different life challenging topics such as "Life Stres-
sors", "Parenting Support", "Grief and Loss", "Holiday 
Blues" and much more. Our goal is to provide an atmo-
sphere of understanding, compassion & support. Group 
founder is a trained Psychological therapist who, in con-
junction with other trained group facilitators, will help lead 
and give helpful input in each support group. Each member 
is met with compassion, respect, non-judgement, confiden-
tiality and a strong belief in the potential for attaining the 
balance, strength and joy that exists for each of us!  

Metro Detroit Share Group
Taylor, MI 48180
Phone: 313-492-1172  
Email: info@metrodetroitshare.org 
Website: https://www.metrodetroitshare.org
A pregnancy and infant-loss support group.

"Hope After Loss"
Hospice of Michigan
Main Office: 
2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
&
43097 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Serving Oakland, Livingston, Genesee & Lapeer 
&
39531 Garfield 
Clinton Twp, MI  48038
&
400 Galleria Officentre  #400
Southfield, MI  48034
&
3200 Greenfield  #250
Dearborn, MI  48120
Phone: 1-888-247-5701
Website: https://www.hom.org
Grief support seminars offering coping skills for 
adults dealing with the loss of a loved one and 
feelings of denial,fear, anger and depression; 
handouts and refreshments. Locations through-
out Metro Detroit and Clinton Twp. 

Angela Hospice Home Care                         
14100 Newburgh 
Livonia, MI  48154
Phone: 734-953-6014
Website: https://angelahospice.org
Our free programs include:
1.  One-on-one counseling: Grief support, education, and 
     counseling are offered to assist in coping with the death  
     of a loved one. While feelings of grief are normal, handling 
     them can be difficult and painful. Talking about what you 
     are going through can help. 
     Call 734-779-6690 to schedule an appointment.
2.  Grief Support Groups: Support groups allow individuals 
     the opportunity to learn about the grief process while 
     benefiting from talking with or hearing from others who 
     are facing a similar journey.

Henry Ford Hospice / SandCastles
Grief Support Program for Children and Families        
2850 W. Grand Blvd.  3rd Floor
Detroit, MI  48202
Phone: 313-771-7005
Email: sandcastles@hfhs.org
Website: https://aboutsandcastles.org
Bi-Weekly program sessions begin with families, staff 
and volunteers sharing a meal, providing an opportunity 
for fellowship and bonding. Afterwards, the children and 
teens are placed in age-appropriate groups where they 
meet for activities such as discussions, art, music, play 
and writing. A designated area called the Volcano Room 
allows children and teens a place to safely release the 
physical feelings of grief.  An adult support group is 
offered concurrently.
&
SandCastles Camp 
Phone: 313-771-7005
SandCastles Camp is an annual, overnight, weekend-
long camp experience for children and teens that 
have experienced the death of someone close to them. 
The camp weekend is offered free of charge and facili-
tated by professional staff specializing in grief as well 
as trained volunteers from SandCastles Grief Support 
Program. Grief is a normal, natural response to death, 
and individuals who are supported in their loss are able 
to heal in additional ways. Camp offers that support.


LENAWEE COUNTY

Hospice of Lenawee County               
1903 Wolf Creek Highway
Adrian, MI  49221
Phone: 517-263-2323
Website: https://www.hospiceoflenawee.org
Losing a loved one can be devastating, no matter the 
age or circumstances. Thankfully, you're not alone. 
Hospice of Lenawee is here to take this journey with 
you through our Grief & Loss Support Services.

The Residence of Arbor Hospice  
Administrative Offices
2366 Oak Valley Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
Phone: 734-662-5999    888-992-2273   24/7
Email: WebContact@arborhospice.org
Website: https://www.arborhospice.org
Arbor Hospice’s grief support programs are free 
of charge through generous community support 
and are available to everyone in the community, 
whether or not a loved one received care from 
Arbor Hospice.
&
Camp Good Grief 
Camp Good Grief is staffed by caring and qualified 
Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice grief pro-
fessionals and trained volunteers.


MACOMB COUNTY




MONROE COUNTY

Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan 
Main Office:
15945 Canal 
Clinton Township, MI  48038
Phone: 855-88CCSEM (22736)
&
25 S Monroe 
Monroe, MI  48161
Phone: 734-240-3850
Email:  info@ccmonroe.org
Website: https://ccsem.org
All Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan behavioral 
health locations are offering tele-health for mental health 
and substance abuse treatment. You are able to stay 
home and receive face-to-face counseling through your 
mobile device, tablet, or computer. Our clinical staff and 
psychiatrists are able to meet your mental health needs 
during this unsettling time.

Gabby's Grief Center                      
2262 N. Monroe 
Monroe, MI  48162
Phone: 734-242-8773
Email: info@gabbysgriefcenter.org
Website: https://gabbysgriefcenter.org 
Gabby’s Grief Center provides guiding steps and 
loving support in a safe place to grieving children, 
teens, adults and families as they move step-by-step 
through grief and find their way to healing. Gabby’s 
Grief Center also extends grief education and support 
services to schools, churches and the community.


OAKLAND COUNTY

ALANA'S FOUNDATION   
c/o 5788 Burnham 
Bloomfield Hills, MI  48302
Email:  info@alanasfoundation.org
Website: https://www.alanasfoundation.org
Since there is no possible way to predict how any 
one family will handle the loss of a child, we serve 
as a resource for support that may include references 
for grief counseling, short term financial support or 
assistance in fulfilling basic day to day needs.

Common Ground 
Resource and Crisis Center
1200 N. Telegraph   Bldg #32E
Pontiac, MI  48341
Phone: 800-231-1127 
Website:
https://commongroundhelps.org/
resources/victims-of-crime-support
Survivors of Homicide Support Group
This free 10-week program uses structured topics 
and guest speakers to provide support for those 
facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide.This 
group usually meets 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
This is a closed group after the second session, so 
prior registration helps ensure cohesiveness. 
To register or learn more, call 1-248-451-2622.
Domestic Violence Support Group
This is a 10-week open support group for women ages 
18 and older, with similar experiences to connect, gain 
support, and become empowered in a safe environment. 
To register or learn more, call 248-451-2623.
Growth & Healing Support Group (Girls ages 13-17)
This free 10-week empowerment group is for girls who 
have experienced sexual abuse, date rape, or incest. 
This group usually meets on Thursdays. 
To register or learn more, call 1-248-451-2621.


WASHTENAW COUNTY

JFS / Jewish Bereavement Group                  
2245 S. State   Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
Phone: 734-769-0209
Website: https://jfsannarbor.org
&
Thrive Counseling 
2245 S. State   Suite 1100
Ann Arbor, MI  48104
Phone: 734-436-4249 
Emil: hello@thrivecounselinga2.com
Thrive is the clinical counseling practice of Jewish 
Family Services of Washtenaw County Inc., a non-
profit social service agency committed to providing 
care to all residents regardless of religion, race, eth-
nicity, gender or ability to pay.

Ele's Place   
Headquarters Office
1145 W. Oakland Ave.
Lansing, MI 48915
​Phone: 517-482-1315
&
Ann Arbor Branch
5665 Hines Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI  48108
Phone: 734-929-6640
&
Greater Flint and Genesee County Branch
1277 W. Court 
Flint, MI  48503
Phone: 810-232-3040
Website: https://www.elesplace.org
Ele’s Place provides regularly scheduled sessions 
that allow children to interact with peers who have 
suffered similar loss and to express their fears, an-
ger, guilt, and sadness in a secure and empowering 
environment. Utilization of music, art, story telling,
writing, and play promotes the healing process. 
&
Clinicians and trained volunteers, supervised by pro-
fessional clinical staff, facilitate age-appropriate groups 
for preschool/kindergarten, early elementary, upper ele-
mentary, middle school, high school, and young adults 
(at some locations.) These age divisions ensure that peer 
groups are run in an age- and developmentally-appropriate 
manner and that children are engaged by and with others 
of a similar level of understanding of death and the serious 
topics death generates.

Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County
CSSW Main Building:
4925 Packard 
Ann Arbor, MI  48108
Phone: 734-712-3625
Website: https://csswashtenaw.org/bhs
Licensed social workers and psychologists offer families, 
couples and individuals in-depth assessment and short-
term, solution focused therapy designed for the specific 
needs of each client. Substance abuse assessment and 
treatment are also available. From marriage preparation 
to domestic aggression, we have programs to equip 
Washtenaw residents with the professional and reliable 
treatment they desire. When appropriate, the program 
provides on-site psychiatric evaluation and medication 
monitoring. Insurances are accepted.




















































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Bereaved Parents of the U.S.A. 
National Office: 
c/o Katherine Corrigan
5 Vanek 
Poughkeepsie, NY  12603-5403
Website: 
https://www.bereavedparentsusa.org
Check the Contact page for groups 
in your area!

Parents of Murdered Children & other Survivors of Homicide Victims
National Office:
635 West 7th  Suite 104
Cincinnati, OH  45023
Phone: 513-721-5683
Email:  natlpomc@aol.com
Website: https://pomc.org/chapters
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MADD Michigan 
1739 W. Big Beaver 
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: 248-528-1745
Email: mi.state@madd.org 
Website: www.madd.org/michigan

MADD-Michigan Virtual Support Group
Support is a useful and helpful tool to 
have when you are grieving the loss of someone or grieving the loss of the life 
you once had due to injury. MADD-MI 
has 2 virtual support groups to assist 
victims, survivors and their love ones 
through their healing journey. Our vir-
tual grief support group will meet every 
other Wednesday from 6 pm to 7 pm. 
If you would like to join, please contact 
either Stephanie Hurst at stephanie.hurst@madd.org or Betsy 
Harris at betsy.harris@madd.org

The Compassionate Friends
National Office:
PO Box 700 
Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Phone: 877-969-0010
Website:
https://www.compassionatefriends.org
A mutual assistance, self-help organ-
iation offering support and understanding 
to bereaved families following the death 
of a child. Other chapters throughout MI 
website for details...check the website!

The Dougy Center
PO Box 86852
Portland, OR   97286
Phone: 503-775-5683   866-775-5683
Email: help@dougy.org
Website: https://www.dougy.org
Our children’s support groups are 
designed around age, type of death, 
and the connection to the person who 
died. Parent/adult caregiver groups 
run at the same time as the children’s 
support groups. Around 500 children 
and 350 adult family members come 
to our groups each month. Has many 
ONLINE activities!

National Alliance for Grieving Children
5109 82nd  Suite 7 #1117
Lubbock,TX  79424
Phone866-432-1542
Website: https://childrengrieve.org
What We Do: 
The NAGC is the only professional 
member organization specifically 
addressing issues about childhood bereavement that offers:
1.  Continuing Education
2.  Peer Networking
3.  An Annual Symposium on 
     Children's Grief
&
A National Database of Children's                  Bereavement Support  Programs
Our Mission is to raise awareness 
about the needs of children and 
teens grieving a death and provide 
education and resources to anyone 
who wants to support them.
&
Our Vision is for no child to have to 
grieve alone. All bereaved children, 
no matter where they live or their circumstances, should have the 
support and resources they need 
to positively adapt to a loss in their 
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