Support Groups from other Non-profits
In addition to using Just Enduring to connect with a similar parent, you can also peruse the variety of support groups below through these other child loss non-profit organizations. These organizations offer a variety of other forms of support, and we strongly encourage that you check them out.
Share is a national organization that serves parents, grandparents, siblings, and other family members who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of an infant in their first few weeks of life. Share provides written and online resources, a variety of support groups and peer support, as well as memorial events and training for caregivers.
Infant Loss Resources (ILR) provides education and connects parents, grandparents, siblings, and families to programs, services, and information related to SIDS and other sleep-related losses in Missouri and surrounding counties in Illinois and Kansas. ILR offers support groups, memorial events, and electronic resources for sudden deaths of infants from birth through the first year of life.
Bereaved Parents of the USA (BPUSA) is a national organization offering support to grieving parents, siblings, and grandparents. BPUSA focuses on educating families about the grief process, connecting families through local support groups and online resources, and sponsoring an annual conference and memorial service. BPUSA serves those who have lost a child of any age, from birth into late adulthood.
The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is a national organization that offers support to parents, siblings, grandparents, and other family members after the loss of a child of any age, from birth into late adulthood. TCF provides local support groups, online support and resources, and memorial events.
Faith's Lodge is located in Danbury, Wisconsin and provides a multiple-day retreat for parents and siblings coping with the death or medically complex condition of a child. The programming is based on your child's age and circumstances, which allows you to be with other families going through a similar experience. All activities are optional and include therapist-led discussion groups, individual therapy sessions, mindfulness, massage therapy, therapeutic arts and crafts, and outdoor activities. The lodge has a generous scholarship assistance program.