Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP) provides support for families who have lost a loved one to violence. 

Location: 2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 304, Philadelphia, PA 

Phone Number: 215-567-6776

AVP's Families of Murdered Victims Program provides support specifically for families who have lost a loved one to murder.

Location: 2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 304, Philadelphia, PA 

Phone Number: 215-686-8033


AVP's West/Southwest Victim Services provides support to those living in the 12th, 16th, 18th, and 19th police districts. They provide counseling, referrals, assistance with the legal system, crime victim's compensation and protection orders. 

Location: 2000 Hamilton Street, Suite 304, Philadelphia, PA 

Phone Number: 215-748-7780


Center for Grieving Children offers center and community based support groups that help children and their families work through the grief process. Please contact them for the locations and times of their groups.

Location: 3300 Henry Avenue, Suite 110, Philadelphia, PA

Phone Number: 267-437-3123

EMIR Healing Center provides support for the families of murder victims. They provide counseling, funeral service referrals, nutritional counseling, healing circles and conflict resolution. 

Phone Number: 215-848-4068

Location: 59 East Haines Street, Philadelphia, PA 

GRASP provides support to those who have lost a loved one to substance abuse or addiction. The Philadelphia chapter meets every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: St. Timothy Lutheran Church located at 7965 Filmore Street, Philadelphia, PA

Phone Number: 215-745-4591


GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups, however, these support groups change often. Contact them for more information.

Phone Number: 1-800-395-5755 


Lambie Funeral Home offers a bereavement support group that meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Contact them for more information.

Location: 8000 Rowland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Phone Number: 215-332-6110

Mothers in Charge provides grief support for those who have lost a loved one to murder. They provide both individual counseling and a support group. The support group meets every Thursday for a light meal at 5:30 p.m. followed by the meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: 520 North Delaware Avenue, Suite 302, Third Floor, Philadelphia, PA

Phone Number: 215-228-1718


Peter's Place provides a safe and supportive environment for grieving children and families. Peter's Place offers support groups as well as educational resources for grieving children and their caregivers.

Location: 336 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA

Phone Number: 610-687-5150

Philadelphia Consultation Center provides a support group for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The group meets every Monday and Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and has a $20-$30 session fee. 

Location: 340 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Phone Number: 215-703-7941 x434

Philadelphia PD Homicide Unit's Victim Assistance Officer provides support, resources, and referrals to the families of homicide victims. 

Location: 750 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 

Phone Number: 215-686-3065

Public Health Department of Philadelphia provides support and referrals to grieving families. The Bereavement Care Coordinator provides free bereavement sessions to Philadelphia families who have experienced the sudden and unexpected death of an infant. The Crisis Care Coordinator provides services to families who have lost a loved one to homicide or suicide. 

Location: 321 University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Phone Number: 215-685-7408 (Bereavement Care Coordinator) & 215-685-7411 (Crisis Care Coordinator)

Safe Harbor provides ongoing support in a safe place, so that children, teens and young adults grieving the death of a loved one can share their experiences as they move through the healing process.

Location: 2500 Maryland Rd, Willow Grove, PA

Phone number: 215-481-5983

Survivors of Suicide is a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Location: 130 S Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA in Conference Room F on the Second Floor in the E Wing.  

Phone Number: 215-545-2242

Temple University Chapter of the Compassionate Friends is a support group for those who are grieving the loss of a child. Meetings are on the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Location: 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

Phone Number: 267-246-9574


The Center for Loss and Bereavement provides counseling, support services, and education within an environment of education and support for bereaving individuals and families. 

Location: 3847 Skippack Pike, P.O. Box 1299, Skippack, PA

Phone Number: 610-222-4110