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 San Diego area. EVERMORE does not endorse any of the following providers.
El Camino Memorial offers online educational resources for individuals and families who are working through the grieving process.
Location: 5600 Carroll Canyon Road, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 858-453-2121
GRASP of San Diego is a support group for individuals or families who have lost a loved one due to substance abuse or addiction. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month.
Location: 9890 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, CA
Phone Number: Kelly Persky at 858-205-9477
GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups, however, these support groups change often. Contact them for more information.
Phone Number: 800-395-5755
Jewish Family Services of San Diego offers a bereavement group for individuals who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Meetings are on Mondays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.. and are free of charge.
Location: Community Services Building located at 8788 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 858-637-3210
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of San Diego offers online educational resources for individuals who have had a loved one die due to leukemia or lymphoma. Local chapters offer monthly family support groups. They also provide referrals to support groups that may be helpful to individuals during the grief process.
Location: 8575 Gibbs Drive, Suite 26.2, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 858-277-1800, Ext. 230
Survivors of Violent Loss offers support to the friends and families of victims of violent deaths. All support and educational resources are free of charge.
Location: 140 Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619-685-0005
Tariq Khaisa Foundation provides educational resources and support to families that have fallen victim to gun violence.
Location: 9920 Pacific Heights Boulevard, #150, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619-955-8777
The Compassionate Friends is a network of support groups for parents and families who have experienced the death of a child.
- San Diego chapter meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Location: 4811 Mount Etna Drive, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619-583-1555
VITAS Hospice offers free bereavement support groups at their various California locations, including San Diego. These bereavement groups are six weeks long and occur twice a year. VITAS also offers various educational resources online to provide further assistance.
Location: 9655 Granite Ridge, Suite 300, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 858-499-8901, ext. 4723