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 Los Angeles area. EVERMORE does not endorse any of the following providers.
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) offers grief counseling and a six-week bereavement support group for those grieving the loss of a loved one.
Location: 611 South Kingsley Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 213-201-1600
Coalition of Mental Health Professionals, Inc. offers a variety of free individual and group counseling for Spanish speakers as well as English speakers.
Location: 9219 South Broadway Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 323-777-3120
Didi Hirsch Community Mental Health Care Center provides bereavement support groups. Call for information about the times and dates of meetings.
Location: Mar Vista, 12420 Venice Boulevard, Suite #200, Los Angeles, CA or S. Mark Taper Foundation Center, 1328 West Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 310-391-1253 (24/7 assistance)
GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups, however, these support groups change often. Contact them for more information.
Phone Number: 800-395-5755
MISS Foundation offers several annual memorial events, family workshops, educational resources, bereavement seminars for caregivers, and a monthly support group. The groups meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: 11661 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
New Hope Grief Support Community offers grief support services, education and resources and, most importantly, hope. New Hope also offers various support groups.
Location: 3443 San Anseline Avenue, Long Beach, CA
Phone Number: 562-429-0075
Our House-El Centro de la Esperanza provides free assistance to Latino families who have experienced loss of someone close.
Location: 1663 Sawtelle Boulevardd, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 818-388-5861
OUR House Grief Support Center offers online resources and support groups for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. They also provide Camp Erin and school-based support groups for children and teens. Their various support groups are specific to age, relationship, and time of death. You must register for their groups and it must be two months past the death of a loved one.
Location: 1663 Sawtelle Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 310-473-1511
Resolve offers a support group for those who have experienced a pregnancy loss. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Call for information about the location of meetings.
Phone Number: 703-556-7172
The Compassionate Friends is a network of support groups for parents and families who have experienced the death of a child.
- Los Angeles chapter meets on the first Thursday of each month at 8:00 p.m.
Location: 5870 Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 310-474-3407
Verdugo Hospice Center offers bereavement counseling with staff social workers for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
Location: 4170 Verdugo Road, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 323-257-5715