General Online Support

  • WebHealing This interactive website is meant for grieving individuals to discuss their experience, honor their loved one, and learn about grief and loss.
  • Grief in Common An online community designed to connect those who are grieving based on background and similar experiences for chats and in-person meeting opportunities.
  • Center for Loss and Life Transition The Center for Loss and Life Transition, run by Dr. Alan Wolfelt, is dedicated to helping people who are grieving and those who care for them. The site offers extensive resources for those wishing to learn more about the grief experience.
  • GriefNet An internet community for people dealing with grief, death, and loss.
  • What's Your Grief? This is a website with a mission to promote grief education, exploration, and expression in both practical and creative ways​. They do this through their blog, e-courses, webinars and events. This website offers information that is helpful for grievers and grief professionals alike.
  • Journey of Hearts This site combines elements of medicine, psychiatry, poetry, prose, and images to provide resources and support to those who have experienced loss.
  • TAPS Support for those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in our Armed Forces or as a result of his or her service.
  • Mindfulness and Grief Training Institute Offers a grief blog, podcasts, guided meditations, and more.
  • Grief Resource Network The Grief Resource Network features the entire spectrum of services, assistance, comfort and guidance for those who are suffering from the loss of a loved one. Some specific areas include government resources, crisis relief assistance, meetings/events, regional service providers, grief related research studies/data as well as book and movie recommendations.
  • My Grief Angels The My Grief Angels site offers free grief online courses, resources, mobile app, and a live volunteer community. 
  • My Grief Angels The My Grief Angels site offers free grief online courses, resources, mobile app, and a live volunteer community.​

Support for Loss of Parent

  • Motherless Daughters Ministry Mother loss is a life long grief journey. The scars go deep and the pain is relentless. It affects every aspect of a woman’s being, regardless of age of loss or how the loss occurred. The hole is deep and filled with many emotions. This online support group will focus on the journey and the difficult obstacles that get in the way to healing.
  • Cancer Care Parent Support Groups Cancer Care's loss of a parent support group provides a safe space to connect with others who have lost a parent to cancer. This group is led by an oncology social worker who provides emotional and practical support.
  • This website started as a way to connect those who have lost mothers, fathers, or both parents, at any age, through art, writing, and focusing on the positive, despite these circumstances that have changed them forever. Losing a parent could be anything from cancer, illness, sudden death, divorce, separation, being adopted, growing up not knowing who your mother or father was or being cut off from parents because of sexuality or life decisions.

Support for Loss of Sibling

  • Twinless Twins Provides a safe and compassionate community for twinless twins to experience healing and understanding. Twinless Twins provides support for twins and other multiples who have lost their twin due to death at any age.
  • Compassionate Friends  Support anyone who has experienced the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling. Local chapters may offer in-person support groups.

Support for Children and Teen Grievers

  • The Dougy Center The Dougy Center provides a safe place for grieving children, teens, and young adults and their families to share their experiences through peer support groups, education, and training.
  • Sesame Street Video: “When Families Grieve”
  • The Dougy Center offers resources to grieving children, teens, young adults and parents/caregivers. There are Spanish and Japanese resources as well.
  • National Alliance for Grieving Children connects leaders in the field of childhood grief and provides helpful resources.
  • Good Grief is a nationally recognized organization that provides support to children and teenagers who have lost a family member. Their website has many useful and practical suggestions
  • Coalition to Support Grieving Students | 877.536.2722 or [email protected] | This is a practitioner-oriented website designed to provide educators with the information, insights, and practical advice they need to better understand and meet the needs of the millions of grieving kids in America’s classrooms.
  • National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement Experts available to help schools and communities in the U.S and abroad cope in the aftermath of tragedy. They do this through crisis response services, education and training, and advocacy and research.
  • Eluna The mission of Eluna is to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction. They have innovative resources and programs to address the critical needs of children experiencing powerful, overwhelming, and often confusing emotions associated with the death of someone close to them or substance abuse in their family.

Support for Loss of a Child or Infant

  • Center for Infant and Child Loss The Center for Infant and Child Loss is committed to ensuring Maryland families facing the sudden loss of an infant or child have access to bereavement interventions, counseling, and information.
  • Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Share is a community for anyone who experiences the tragic death of a baby. With over 75 chapters in 29 states, their services include phone support, support groups, resource packets, memorial events, and more.
  • Still Standing Magazine An online magazine for those who have suffered infertility, a miscarriage, still birth, or the death of an infant.
  • Grieving Dads Project Project designed to reach out to all bereaved dads and to provide a place to share their story.
  • Compassionate Friends  Support anyone who has experienced the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling. Local chapters may offer in-person support groups.
  • Alive Alone For those whose only child or all children are deceased.
  • COPE Foundation For parents and family living with the loss of a child.
  • MISS Foundation An online support group for families grieving the death of a child.
  • Bereaved Parents of the USA For newly bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings.  
  • Postpartum Support International(PSI) PSI offers an online Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support group to help connection for mothers grieving the loss of their baby. It is led by PSI trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved mothers find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss.
  • The Bryan Palmer Foundation Dedicated to helping families and friends survive the loss of a child across Maryland. They host various events, provide scholarship opportunities, and invite people to connect and honor their loss. 
  • May We All Heal (MWAH) A closed online support community consisting of parents and grandparents grieving the death of a child. MWAH offers a safe and secure place to get support, comfort, advice, and ideas from others who are also grieving the death of a baby or child.

Support for Loss of a Spouse or Partner

Support for Loss Due to Substance Use

  • Broken No More Provides support and guidance to those who have lose a loved one due to substance use.
  • Grief Support After Substance Passing (GRASP) ​GRASP was created to offer understanding, compassion, and support for those who have lost someone they love through addiction and overdose. ​

Support for Loss Due to Suicide

Support for Loss Due to Homicide

  • National Center for Victims of Crime A resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them since 1985, their mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.
  • Victim Connect Provides confidential resources and referrals to empower crime victims to regain control, navigate their options, and determine their next steps. The Victim Connect Resource Center serves all individuals who reach out for assistance regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.
  • Parents of Murdered Children Provides support to families and friends of those who have died by violence through monthly chapter meetings and an annual conference.
  • Survivors Empowered This site was made to empower survivors of violence to use their stories to create a reduction in violence.

Support for Families of Road or Air Crash Victims