National Resources for Grieving Families
Cancer Care - This website provides various helpful resources: multiple services such as counseling, support groups, and community assistance and stories of help and hope.
Griefwords - Includes articles written by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D that provide guidance for those dealing with grief and also for those close to grieving people.
HelloGrief.com - Compiles news articles and other resources for friends of the grieving, children, and parents and has a forum for teens to discuss their loss, is run by Comfort Zone Camp.
The Dougy Center - Supplies resources and articles for the perspective of almost anyone in grief (children, teens, adults). Also tip and advice sheets that may help with talking about loss with others.
Local Resources for Grieving Families
Grief Share - A website that can help you find groups in your area who are grieving and are always willing to help share experiences with you for guidance.
Mary Washington Healthcare Hospice - Offers a variety of different support groups for those grieving the loss of a loved one.
Comfort Zone Camp - Offers 3 day camp sessions for children 7-17 dealing with grief, free of charge. Virginia location is based out of Richmond, with camps in Jamestown and Westview on the James. Comfort Zone Camp also offers 7 week support group sessions in Richmond.
Noah's Children - Provides parents and children with several different grief and bereavement services including non-denominational spiritual support, anniversary program, and family bereavement camp.