American Associaton of Suicidology provides educational resources to suicide loss survivors.

Location: 5221 Wisconsin Ave. Washington, DC 

Phone Number: 202-237-2280

Bereaved Parents of the USA Baltimore Metropolitan Area Chapter offers three individual support groups that provide friendship and understanding to parents, grandparents and siblings following the death of a child. Meetings for each respective group are on the 3rd Wednesday , the 2nd Thursday and the 1st Sunday of each month. 

Location: PO Box 625 Brooklandville, MD

Phone Number: 410-321-7053

Chesapeake Life Center provides grief counseling and educational resources  for individuals, children and families. 

Location: 6401 North Charles St. Baltimore, MD 

Phone Number: 410-987-2129 

Compassionate Friends of Arlington provides support services for those who are grieving the loss of a child. Meetings are on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Location: 5533 16th St. N Arlington, VA 

Phone Number: 301-530-1115

Email: arlingtontcf@gmail.com

Compasionate Friends of D.C. provides monthly support groups and educational resources for bereaved individuals. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Howard Pl. and Sixth St. NW Washington, DC

Phone Number: 202-394-2851

Email: compassionatefriendsdc@gmail.com

Compassionate Friends of Fairfax provides support services for those who are grieving the loss of a child. Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. 

Location: 5612 Ox Rd. Fairfax Station, VA 

Phone Number: 703-622-3639

Email: fairfaxtcf@gmail.com

Compassionate Friends of Potomac Maryland provides support services for those who are grieving the loss of a child. Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Location: 10301 River Rd. Potomac, MD

Phone Number: 301-253-8740 

Email: info@tcfpotomacmd.com

GriefShare offers various grief support groups throughout the Washington D.C. area. These support groups often change so please follow the link for accurate information about locations and times. 

Phone Number: 1-800-395-5755

Email: info@griefshare.org

Haven of Northern Virginia offers two grief support groups and a summer workshop. 


- Suicide Loss Support Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at 11:00 a.m. No reservation is required. 

Location: 4606 Ravensworth Rd. Annandale, VA 

Phone Number: 703-941-7000

Email: havenofnova@verizon.net

- General Bereavement Support Group is for those who are grieving the loss of a family member or friend. This is a free, six week program which begins on October 3, 2017 and meets at 7:30 p.m. 

Location: 4606 Ravensworth Rd. Annandale, VA

Phone Number: 703-941-7000

Email: havenofnova@verizon.net

Halquist Memorial In-Patient Center provides customized care to each patient and their family members to include loss counseling for bereaved families. 

Location: 4715 15th St. Arlington, VA 

Phone Number: 703-525-7070

Hospice Caring, Inc. offers several bereavement support groups including one for loss by suicide, one for parents grieving the loss of a teenage child and one for grandparents grieving the death of a grandchild. 

Location: 518 South Frederick Ave. Gaithersburg, MD

Phone Number: 301-869-HOPE (4673)

Email: hospice@hospicecaring.org

Jewish Social Service Agency offers a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide and a support group for bereaved parents. 

- Support Group for Bereaved Parents is for parents who have experienced the death of a child under 25 years of age. Meetings are held every Monday at 7:30 p.m. and has no cost. 

Location: 6125 Montrose Rd. Rockville, MD

Phone Number: 301-881-3700

- Suicide Grief Support Group meets twice monthly on Monday evenings. Contact Ellen Lebedow for more information about the meeting's locations and times. 

Location: Jewish Social Service Agency @ 6123 Montrose Rd. Rockville, MD

Phone Number: Ellen Lebedow @ 301-816-2708

Email: elebedow@jssa.org

Kayla's Village offers a wide array of educational resources for families and social service workers.

Location: 3505 16th St. N.W. Washington D.C.

Phone Number:  410-905-5075

Email: kaylasvillage@aol.com

MISS Foundation offers two support groups for parents who have experienced the death of a child. 

- Washington D.C. Support Group is a group for parents who have experienced the loss of a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant/child death.

Location: 330 7th St. NE Washington, D.C.

Email: erin.morrison@missfoundation.org

- Fairfax Chapter of MISS Foundation is a group for parents who have experienced the death of a child due to infant or pregnancy loss. 

Location: 12401 Alder Woods Dr. Fairfax, VA

Phone Number: 703-727-0293

Email: sarah.novac@missfoundation.org

National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide offers two support groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Both support groups are led by a fellow loss survivor and have no cost. 

- Survivor's Circle meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.

Location: 530 College St. NW Washington

Phone Number: Dr. Donna Barnes @ 202-806-7706

Email: dbarnes@nopcas.org

- Circle of Love meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

Location: First Baptist Church of Highland Park @ 6801 Sheriff Rd. Education Building, Room 116 Landover, MD 

Phone Number: Naomi Powell @ 240-460-1452 and William Powell @ 301-249-3836

Email: Suicidesupportgroup@gmail.com

Roberta's House is a family grief support center that offers various grief support groups that can be specialized to your individual needs. 

Location: 2510 St. Paul St. 1st Floor Baltimore, MD

Phone Number: 410-235-6633

Stella Marris, Inc. provides a three day camp called Camp Me Too! to help grieving children learn to explore their grief through innovative techniques. Stella Marris also offers several day camps for children throughout the year as well as individual counseling for children ages 5 and up.

Location: 2300 Dunlaney Valley Rd. Timonium, MD 

Phone Number: 410-252-4500 (x291)

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) provides care to those who are grieving the loss of a loved one who served in the armed forces.

Location: 1777 F St. NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 

Phone Number: 800-959-8277

Wendt Center for Grief and Loss provides many bereavement services for many different circumstances. The center offers adult counseling, programs for children, crime victim services, a Lights of Hope program, counseling for military families, and support groups. 

Location: 4201 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 

Phone Number: 202-610-0066