North Shore-Boston Chapter


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Grief Support after the Death of a Child

This website is dedicated to the memory of all of our children.


Local Resources



Care Dimensions Grief Support

The Bertolon Center for Grief & Healing is dedicated to helping those affected directly by loss as well those wanting to support and comfort loved ones and friends who are grieving.

The HOPE Group

The HOPE Group is a peer support group for parents who have suffered the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.
The Hope Group

Fathers Forever

A non-profit organization for and by men who have experienced the death of their child.

David Domeshek
Fathers Forever
(508) 873-7068

Fathers Forever

The Children's Room

The Children's Room is a center for bereaved children and teenagers and the adults who are part of their lives. It provides a caring and safe environment in which bereaved families can learn from each other to deal with their grief and find ways to heal.

Arlington Location
1210 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476
Phone: (781) 641-4741

The Children's Room

Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing

GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) was created to help provide sources of help, compassion and most of all, understanding, for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of drugs
Meetings in Salem, MA
Phone: (781) 593-5224

Project Linus

Project Linus provides homemade blankets to help comfort children in need.
Project Linus

The Garden of Peace

The Garden of Peace is a beautiful and contemplative urban refuge that was created to memorialize homicide victims with ties to Massachusetts.

Boston Location
Upper Plaza at
100 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA
The Garden of Peace

Parents Of Murdered Children & Other Survivors Of Homicide Victims

Massachusetts Chapter

Parents of Murdered Children is an organization which provides support and assistance to all survivors of homicide victims while working to create a world free of murder.

Survivors of Suicide

The purpose of the Survivors Of Suicide web site is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way.
American Association of Suicidology
Support Groups

The American Association of Suicidology recognizes the importance of social support in the wake of suicide.
Survivors of Suicide
American Association of Suicidology
Comfort Zone Camp

A fun and safe place for grieving children
Comfort Zone Camp
Neighbor Brigade

Neighbor Brigade provides resources for local communities to create and maintain volunteer networks, which efficiently organize and schedule the necessary services for their neighbors in need.
Neighbor Brigade
 Healing With Horses
Partnering with the Bertolon Center for Grief and Healing of Care Dimensions, this new program for grieving parents, grandparents and adult siblings will provide opportunities to experience the therapeutic power of the horse.