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 Francisco area. EVERMORE does not endorse any of the following providers.
Bay Area Jewish Healing Center offers both spiritual and nonspiritual general bereavement groups.
Location: 2530 Taraval Street, Suite 202, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415-750-4129
Bill Wilson Center for Living with Dying offers bereavement support for adults, children and teens. They provide individual and group counseling as well as a Healing Heart Program that connects families and youth during times of grief and loss.
Location: 3490 The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA
Phone Number: 408-243-0222
California SIDS Program offers support for parents who have lost an infant due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
Phone Number: 800-369-7437
GriefShare offers many bereavement support groups, however, these support groups change often. Contact them for more information.
Phone Number: 800-395-5755
Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND) of San Francisco is a group of parents who have experienced the loss of a baby before, during or after childbirth that provide support to other parents who are experiencing the death of their own baby.
Location: Medical Library located at the Davies Campus of California Pacific Medical Care, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415-282-7330
Hospice by the Bay offers six- to eight-week bereavement groups for those who are grieving the loss of a parent, sibling, child, spouse or partner.
Location: 180 Redwood Street, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415-526-5699
Kara provides grief support for children, teens, families and adults through grief counseling, retreats, educational resources and peer support. Kara wants to see people of all ages compassionately supported on their journey through grief so they can move toward renewed hope and meaning.
Location: 457 Kingsley Avenue, Palo Alto, CA
Phone Number: 650-321-5272
Pathways offers support for parents who have experienced the death of an adult child.
Location: 395 Oyster Point Boulevard, Suite 128, South San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 888-755-7855
StarVista is a 24-hour crisis support hotline that is affiliated with Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND). A fellow bereaved parent will return your call within 24-hours.
Phone Number: 650-579-0350
Sutter Health offers bereavement support through individual and group counseling, workshops, art therapy and other educational resources.
Location: 595 Buckingham Way, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415-749-4252 or 415-749-4255
The Compassionate Friends is a network of support groups for parents and families who have experienced the death of a child.
- San Francisco chapter meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Location: 2345 24th Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: Audre at 650-359-7928