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 New York City area. EVERMORE does not endorse any of the following providers.
A Caring Hand offers support for grieving teens, children, and caregivers. A Caring Hand provides individual and group support for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
Location: 305 7th Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY
Phone Number: 212-229-2273
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention offers support for survivors of suicide and those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
Location: 120 Wall Street, 29th Floor, New York, NY
Phone Number: 888-333-2377
Bereavement Center of Westchester provides counseling and support group services for bereaved families.
Location: 670 White Plains Road, Scarsdale, NY
Phone Number: 914-787-6158
Bereaved Parents of the USA is a support group for parents and families who have experienced the death of a child. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie located at 10 Children’s Way Poughkeepsie, NY
Phone Number: 845-462-2825
Cancer Care provides over 50 support groups for those who have lost loved ones to cancer.
Location: 275 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY
Phone Number: 800-813-4673
Calvary Hospital provides bereavement support to adults, children, and teens who have lost loved ones. They offer support groups that are free and open to the public. Follow the link to learn about their various locations.
Phone Number: 718-518-2173
Center for H.O.P.E. at North Shore LIJ Cohen Children’s Medical Center offers bereavement counseling and support groups for those who have experienced the loss of a child or sibling. The center offers a group for those who have experienced the death of a child and a group for parents who have experienced perinatal losses. They also offer a group for children who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling. Follow the link to learn about their various locations throughout the New York area.
Phone Number: 516-216-5194
Center for Loss and Renewal offers bereavement groups, individual counseling and grief workshops to support individuals and families who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
Location: 168 West 86th Street, New York, NY
Phone Number: 212-874-4711
Chai Lifeline offers a bereavement program which provides annual weekend retreats and counseling services to help families cope with the grief of losing a child.
Location: 151 West 30th Street, New York, NY
Phone Number: 1-855-327-4747
COPE Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child. COPE offers support groups for both parents and siblings as well as monthly workshops.
Location: P.O. Box 1251, Melville, NY
Phone Number: 516-832-2673
Family Life and Respect Life Office has a Pastoral Bereavement Program which provides support groups in all counties throughout the archdiocese of New York. Follow the link to learn to learn more about their various locations for support groups.
Location: Support group locations vary
Phone Number: 646-794-3185
Gilda's Club NYC provides education, support and empowerment to those impacted by cancer and their families.
Location: 195 West Houston Street, New York, NY
Phone Number: 212-647-9700
GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups, however, these support groups change often. Contact them for more information.
Phone Number: 800-395-5755
JAMES Bereaved Parents Support Group is for parents, by parents, who have experienced the death of a child. The goal is to find resources within ourselves, each other and in the world that will help us cope with our unbearable loss. Our mission is to survive and eventually thrive. We will engage in discussions and activities that will help us process the indescribable.
Koby Mandell Foundation provides therapeutic healing programs for those who have lost a mother, father, sister, brother, or child to terrorism. Programs offered by the foundation include overnight camps and retreats.
Location: 366 Pearsall Avenue, Suite 1, Cedarhurst, NY
Phone Number: 301-576-6235
Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital offers counseling for individuals, families and groups and also offers support groups for those who have lost a loved one to cancer. They also offer a bereavement program, Towards Tomorrow, which is specially designed to help parents who have experienced the death of a child.
Location: 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY
Phone Number: 212-639-6850
New York Presbyterian Hospital offers a childhood bereavement program that provides individual and group counseling for children, adolescents and their families.
Location: 525 East 68th Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 212-746-5454
Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. provides support groups for friends and families who have lost a loved one to homicide.
- The Queens Chapter meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
Location: 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Room 213, Kew Gardens, NY
Phone Number: 718-528-1788
- The North Bronx Chapter meets on the third Saturday of each month.
Location: 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx, New York, NY
Phone Number: 718-860-6795
Pregnancy Loss Support Program offers peer-to-peer phone counseling and support groups for parents who have experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. This program is open to all regardless of race, religion, or sexual orientation.
Location: 241 West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023
Phone Number: 646.884.9464
The Compassionate Friends is a network of support groups for parents and families who have experienced the death of a child.
- Manhattan chapter meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.
Location: Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, West 55th and 5th Avenue, New York, NY; Enter at 7 West 55th Street, New York, NY
Phone Number: 212-217-9647