Grief Support


Local Grief Support Groups

California Area Bereavement Support Group
The California Area Bereavement Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the California United Methodist Church, 227 Third Street. For more information please call Pam Ridge at (724)483-4109.

Monongahela Area Bereavement Group
The TAKE MY HAND bereavement group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. (September - May) in the Monongahela Library, 813 Main Street, (Enter by using the rear door by the railroad tracks.) and also on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, 609 Chess Street. For more information please call Pam Ridge at (724)483-4109.

Sudden Infant Death Services (SIDS) of PA
A statewide partnership of advocates whose mission is to promote infant survival and grief support for those affected by a sudden infant death. Located in Pittsburgh at Suite 250 Riverfront Place, 810 River Avenue. Contact Eileen Carlins at (412)322-5680 or (800)PA1-SIDS (800)721-7437, or visit their web-site for more information.


The Caring Place
A center for grieving children, adolescents, and their families. Peer support groups meet on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Located in downtown Pittsburgh at 620 Stanwix Street. Call (888)224-HOPE(4673) or visit their web-site for more information.


Three Rivers Hospice and Palliative Care
Monthly grief support group meets on the first Tuesday evening of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 P.M. at 1195 Jacks Run Road in North Versailles. Contact Erin Pirain at (412)349-0791 or 1-800-282-0306 for more information.


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


Crisis, Grief and Healing 

Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.


GriefNet

With nearly 50 internet support groups plus a wide range of online resources, GriefNet provides support for those dealing with all types of loss. Their companion site, kidsaid.com, helps children and their parents deal with grief and loss in an appropriate and safe environment.


Willowgreen   

Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality.  The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.


Grief and Loss   

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.


Growth House  

Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization   

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.

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