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 Road, Jacksonville, FL
Phone Number: 904-268-5200
Families of Slain Children offers support for the families of homicide victims.
Location: 3108 Myrtle Avenue, Jacksonville, FL
Phone Number: 904-683-4986
GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups, however, these support groups change often. Contact them for more information.
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 at 904-697-3016
The Compassionate Friends is a network of support groups for parents and families who have experienced the death of a child.
- Jacksonville chapter meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: 3120 Hendricks Avenue, 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 One is for parents who lost a baby due to a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or newborn death. Meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: All Saints Episcopal Church located at 4171 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville, FL
- Support Group Two is for parents who have lost an older child. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: First Christian Church on San Jose Boulevard in Mandarin