Grief Support

Grief Support

The following are some tools available to assist you in your healing journey. Contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.

Local Resources

Individual and Family Grief Counseling and Therapy

Jennifer R. Levin, MFT, PhD, FT
Fellow in Thanatology: The study of death, dying and bereavement
Specializes in adolescent and teen grief and traumatic grief
(626) 695-4211

Nina J Gutin, PhD
Specializes in treatment for depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, loss and illness. Work with survivors of suicide loss.
(626) 869-6990

Vanessa Fierstadt, MFT
Provides individual, family, grief and loss counseling, in addition to unique groups within the community for teens and adults. supporting clients in the Valencia and Pasadena

John Sovac, MFT, Therapy and Counseling
Grief and Loss Support for adolescents, teens and adults
(626) 802-5161

Rev. Alice Parsons Zulli, FT, BCPC, Chaplain
Spiritual Counseling related to grief and loss
Beyond Loss – Adventist Health Glendale
(818) 409-8008

Grief Support Groups

Compassionate Friends - Verdugo Hills Chapter
Grief support for loss of a child.
Meeting Info: 4th Thursday of each month, 7:30 pm & 3rd Thursday of each month in Nov/Dec.
Additional Support: Meetings for Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Infant Death
1812 Verdugo Boulevard
Glendale California 91208-1407
Email: TCFVerdugoHills@gmail.com
Chapter Phone Line: (818) 236-3635; Spanish Speaking Support: (323) 347-9469

Huntington Hospital - Transitions: Grief and Loss Support Group
Support group for adults in the community whose adult loved ones, family members, significant others have died. Group meets Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Free, six-week sessions throughout the year. For schedule, information and registration, call Barbara Ann Perry, LCSW, (626) 397-5074.

Pasadena Cancer Support Community - Bereavement Group
This group is for those who are coping with the recent cancer related death of a loved one. This group focuses on learning to live with loss and moving forward in life. Call Laura or Rachel for interview at 626-796-1083. Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Good Grief – Gloria Lee, MFT
6-week series, free, beginning Tuesday, Sept 18 2018 in La Canada, St Bedes Church

Therapy Heals
Jennifer R. Levin, MFT, PhD, FT
(626) 695-4211

National Resources

Grief and Loss Programs
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049
(888) 687-2277

AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services
1202 Lexington Ave., Suite 335
New York, NY 10028
(877) 227-6435

Alive Alone
11115 Dull Robinson Road
Van Wert, OH 45891

American Association of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 237-2280

American Hospice Foundation
2120 L St, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037
(800) 347-1413

Association for Death Education and Counseling
111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 509-0403

10411 Clayton Road, Suite A5
St. Louis, MO 63131

Bereaved Parents of the USA
P.O. Box 95
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 748-7866

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB) Inc.*
P.O. Box 91377
Anchorage, AK 99509
(907) 222-5321

The Compassionate Friends*
900 Jorie Blvd. Suite 78
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(877) 969-0010
(Supports families who have experienced the death of a child)

Concerns of Police Survivors
P.O. Box 3199, So. Highway 5
Camdenton, MO 65020
(573) 346-4911

Grief Recovery Online for All Bereaved*
11877 Douglas Rd.
Alpharetta, GA 30005

Hospice Foundation of America
1710 Rhode Island Ave, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 854-3402

National Donor Family Council
C/o National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
(800) 622-9010
(For Families of those who died and became organ and/or tissue donors.)

National Hospice Organization*
1731 King Street, Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22314
(703) 837-1500
(800) 658-8898

Parents of Murdered Children Inc.
100 E. Eighth St., Suite 202
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-5683
(888) 818-POMC

Ray of Hope
PO Box 2323
Iowa City, IA 52244
(319) 337-9890
(For survivors of those who died from suicide.)

SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc.
402 Jackson Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
(800) 821-6819 (For families who have
experienced the death of a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.)

SIDS Alliance*
1314 Bedford Ave., Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21208
(800) 221-7437

Society of Military Widows
5535 Hempstead Way
Springfield, VA 22151
(800) 842-3451

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Inc. (TAPS)
1777 F Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
(800) 959-TAPS
(202) 588-8277

* Denotes a national charitable organization


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