Although loss is part of the human condition, it is never easy when someone we love dies. The following organizations offer support and counseling for those experiencing the loss of a loved one.
A national nonprofit, self-help support organization that offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings for loss of a child. There is no religious affiliation and there are no membership dues or fees.
Sacramento Valley Chapter 1 Phone: 916-457-4096
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Friends For Survival
A national non-profit outreach organization open to those who have lost family or friends by suicide and also to professionals who work with those who have been touched by a suicide tragedy. Friends For Survival, organized by and for survivors, has been offering services since 1983. All staff and volunteers have been directly impacted by a suicide death.
Bereavement Network Resources of Sacramento
Weekly support group and directory of area resources
Offers bereavement support counseling for Yolo County residents.Free drop-in Adult support groups meet regularly. Stepping Stones is a grief program for children and teens. Specialized classes (pre-registration required) are scheduled on a regular basis.