Grief does not discriminate based on geography. Fortunately, cities across the country are increasingly offering services to help families cope with loss and find a reason to believe again. We are pleased to offer a list of resources to assist bereaved families in the Jacksonville area. EVERMORE does not endorse any of the following providers.
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida offers grief support for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Grief services include individual and family counseling, therapeutic support groups, an annual candlelight service of remembrance, and a program called Understanding Grief.
Location: 4266 Sunbeam Rd. Jacksonville, FL
Phone Number: 904-268-5200
Families of Slain Children offers support for the families of homicide victims.
Location: 3108 Myrtle Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Phone Number: 904-683-4986.
GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups throughout the Jacksonville area, however, these support groups change often. Please follow the link to their website for more information about their various support groups.
Phone Number: 800-395-5755
Nemours Children's Health System offers bereavement services for those who have lost a child. They offer counseling, support for siblings, art workshops and other resources.
Location: 807 Children's Way Jacksonville, FL
Phone Number: Pamela Bowers @ 904-697-3016
The Compassionate Friends of Jacksonville is a support group for parents and families who have experienced the loss of a child. Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: 3120 Hendricks Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Phone Number: 904-562-0530
Wolfson's Childrens Hospital has a Tear Catcher's program with two different support groups for those who have experienced losing a child.
Phone Number: 904-202-2240
-Support Group 1 is for parents who lost a baby due to a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or newborn death. Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: All Saints Episcopal Church @ 4171 Hendricks Ave. Jacksonville, FL
-Support Group 2 is for parents who have lost an older child. Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: First Christian Church on San Jose Blvd. in Mandarin