Personal loss occurs as a result of losing a possession, a person, or can be caused by deprivation, or a change of circumstance. Losses can occur through the death of a child, a spouse, a friend, hero, leader, or relative.
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AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services
Offers peer grief support network for those who have survived or lost loved ones in an air disaster.
Alliance of Hope for Suicide Survivors
A healing resource for those grieving the loss of a loved one by suicide.
A support forum with special sections for like-minded people who are grieving, to share thoughts and give word of comfort, plus practical advice about bereavement.
Inspiration and renewal for those grieving a loss. Spiritual support through prayer and a monthly bereavement support group.
Center for Grief, Loss and Transition
A non-profit organization offering help and hope for those who have experienced a significant loss in their lives, located in Saint Paul, Minnesota USA.
Blog featuring articles.
Grief Healing Discussion Groups
Message board with sections covering child loss, anticipated death and the death of a spouse or sibling. Also offers advice on healing and living without a loved one.
The GriefCare Place
Located in Stow, Ohio. Offers individual counseling and care groups. Lists their programs and services and events calendar.
GriefShare: Grief Recovery Support Groups
Features resources to assist and encourage people grieving the death of a friend or family member, and includes database of more than 1200 listings of support groups.
Houston Grief Support
Meeting every Sunday afternoon at a church in Pasadena, Texas. For bereaved adults. Includes links to other local groups.
Mailbox to Heaven
Send a letter to a departed loved one. Multilingual.
Mixed Emotions Grief Support
A mailing list support group for adult children dealing with the death (or impending death) of a parent from whom they are emotionally estranged, due to emotional or verbal abuse, alcoholism, or other addictions or dysfunctions.
Mourning Glory Ministeries
Located in El Paso, Texas, USA. Christian group offering solace to the bereaved. Includes articles about the stages of grief and taking care of yourself through the grieving process. Lists their activities.
National Donor Family Council
National organization for families whose loved ones have donated organs or tissues upon death. Includes grief resources, message board, pen pals, newsletter. Free membership.
Singles group providing programs for adults who are distressed over being separated, widowed, divorced or never married. Meetings held in Abington, Massachusetts, USA. Describes the different types of meetings offered and their history.
New Hope Center for Grief Support
A Christian-based bereavement outreach center providing group and individual support and/or direction to other resources that will help grieving individuals. Based in SE Michigan, with ongoing groups for widows and widowers.
Society of Military Widows
For people who's partners died during active duty. Requires paid for subscription. Memorials, convention news and an administrative checklist.
Ted E. Bear Hollow
Located in Omaha, Nebraska, provides free bereavement and illness support programs for people of all ages. Gives information about their programs, events, training opportunities and a blog.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
A national non-profit organization made up of, and providing services to, all those who have lost a loved one on active duty with the Armed Forces. Offers a survivor peer support network. Grief counseling referral and case worker assistance and crisis information.
Trauma Intervention Programs of San Diego County
Organization of trained volunteers who provide immediate emotional and practical support to victims and their families.
Yahoo Groups: Drowning Support Network
Peer support group for people who have lost loved ones in incidents involving drowning or other aquatic accidents, especially when no physical remains have been recovered, or the recovery process has been lengthy and difficult.