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Grief Support

Grief Support

The following are some tools available to assist you in your healing journey. Contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.

Local Portland Support Groups

We've put together a list of hospitality resources for friends and family who may be unfamiliar with the area. Feel free to explore all that our community has to offer below.

 

Support Groups for Bereaved Parents

Brief Encounters
2116 NE 18th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97212
(503) 699-8006

The Compassionate Friends
Portland Chapter
P.O. Box 12553
Portland, Oregon 97212
(503) 248-0102

SIDS Parents Support Group
SIDS Resources of Oregon
4035 NE Sandy Blvd. Suite 209
Portland, Oregon 97212
(503) 285-7346
(800) 303-SIDS

Parents of Murdered Children/
Other Survivors of Homicide Victims
14427 S. Forsythe Rd.
Oregon City, Oregon 97045
(503) 656-8039

Bereavement Support Groups for Children and Teens

The Dougy Center
S.E. Portland
P.O. Box 86852
Portland, Oregon 97286
(503) 775-5683

Me, Too. & Company
830 Northeast 47th
Portland, Oregon 97213
Program Info. (503) 228-2104

Stepping Stones
S.W. Washington Medical Center
P.O. Box 1600
Vancouver, Washington 98668
(360) 696-5100

Ongoing Bereavement Support Groups

Health & Lifestyle Center
1885 NW 185th Ave
Aloha, OR 97006
(503) 215-6595

Portland Adventist Medical Center
Grief Classes/Support Meeting
10123 S.E. Market St.
Portland, Oregon 97216
(503) 251-6105

Tuality Community Hospital
Surviving the Loss
335 S.E. 8th
Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
(503) 681-1700

SW Washington Medical Center
Grief and Bereavement Support Group
P.O. Box 1600
Vancouver, Washington 98668

Providence St. Vincent Hospital & Medical Ctr.
Journey Through Grief Program
9205 S.W. Barnes Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97225
(503) 291-2261

Widow/Widower Bereavement Support Groups

Widow/Widower Outreach
National Council of Jewish Women
3030 S.W. 2nd Ave.
Portland, Oregon
(503) 222-5006

National Support Groups

We've put together a list of hospitality resources for friends and family who may be unfamiliar with the area. Feel free to explore all that our community has to offer below.

 

Support Groups for Bereaved Parents

AARP*
Grief and Loss Programs
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049

Air Crash Support Network
1595 York Ave., Box 22
New York, NY 10028
(877) ACSN-HELP

Alive Alone
11115 Dull Robinson Road
Van Wert, OH 45891

ALS Association*
27001 Agoura Road
Calabasas, CA 91301
(818) 880-9007

American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 310 Washington, DC 20049

Alzheimer's Association*
919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 335-8700

Alliance of Grandparents
PO Box 17281
Phoenix, AZ 85011-0281
(888) 774-7437

American Cancer Society*
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(800) ACS-2345

American Heart Association*
7320 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
(800) 527-6941

American Hospice Foundation
1130 Connecticut, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 223-0204

American Kidney Fund*
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
(800) 638-8299

American Liver Foundation
1425 Pomptom Ave.
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009-1000
(800) 233-0179

American Lung Association*
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(800) LUNG-USA

American SIDS Institute*
2480 Windy Hill Rd. Suite 380
Marietta, GA 30067
(800) 232-SIDS

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation*
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311

American Foundation for AIDS
Research*
120 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005
(212) 682-7440 ext. 210

Association for Death Education and Counseling
342 Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06117-2507
(860) 586-7503

In Loving Memory*
1416 Green Run Lane
Reston, VA 20090
(703) 435-0608
(Dedicated to helping parents cope with the loss of their only child or all of their children.)

Leukemia Society of America*
600 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10016
(703) 960-1100

Make-A-Wish Foundation
Of America*
100 Charendon Ave., Suite 2200
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 279-9474

National Hospice Organization*
1901 N. Moore St., Suite 901
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 243-5900
(800) 658-8898

March of Dimes Birth
Defects Association*
1275 Marnaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
(800) 453-3816

National Donor Family Council
C/o National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
(800) 622-9010
(212) 889-2210
(For Families of those who died and became Organ and/or tissue donors.)

Parents of Murdered Children Inc.
(POMC)
100 E. Eighth St., B41
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-5683
(888) 818-POMC

Muscular Dystrophy Association*
3300 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 529-2000

Pen-Parents Inc.
PO Box 8738
Reno, NV 89507
(702) 826-7332
(Support network designed for grieving parents
and grandparents providing a pen-pal type service.)

Ray of Hope
PO Box 2323
Iowa City, IA 52244
(319) 337-9890
(For survivors of those who died from suicide.)

The Living Bank
Organ and Tissue Donation
Box 6725
Houston, TX 77265
(800) 528-2971

Salvation Army National
Headquarters*
615 Slaters Ln.
PO Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313
(703) 684-5500

SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss
Support Inc.
St. Joseph's Health Center
300 1st Capitol Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63001
(800) 821-6819
(For families who have experienced the death of a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.)

Backstoppers
9811 South Forty Drive Suite 3
St. Louis, MO 63124
(314) 692-0200

SIDS Alliance*
1314 Bedford Ave., Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21208
(800) 221-7437
(410) 653-8226

Bereaved Parents of the USA
P.O. Box 95
Park Forest, IL 60466
(630) 971-3490

Society of Military Widows
5535 Hempstead Way
Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 750-1342

Bereavement Services/RTS
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center
1910 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 791-4747 or
(800) 362-9567 Ext. 4747

Tragedy Assistance Program for
Survivors Inc. (TAPS)
2001 S Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 959-TAPS
(202) 588-8277

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation*
3910 Warner St.
Kensington, MO 20895
(800) 366-2223
(301) 962-3521

United Cerebral Palsy
Association*
1660 L St. NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 776-04006
(800) USA-5UCP

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth
(CLIMB) Inc.*
P.O. Box 91377
Anchorage, AK 99509
(907) 222-5321

Wings of Lights Inc.
16845 N. 29th Ave., Ste 1
Phoenix, AZ 85053
(800) 613-8531
(Support and information network for aircraft accident survivors and others directly affected by aviation accidents.)

The Compassionate Friends*
P.O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696
(630) 990-0010
(Supports families who have experienced the death of a child)

Concerns of Police Survivors
P.O. Box 3199, So. Highway 5
Camdenton, MO 65020
(314) 346-4911

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation*
6931 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20014
(800) 344-4823

Funeral Service Educational Foundation
13625 Bishop's Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005
(877) 402-5900

Grief Magazine
1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 202
Louisville, KY 40219-1927
(800) 346-3087

Hospice Foundation of America
2001 S Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009
(800) 854-3402

National AIDS Fund
1400 "I" St., NW, Suite 1220
Washington, DC 20005-2208
(202) 408-4848

THEOS Foundation, Inc.
322 Blvd. Of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 471-7779

National Catholic Ministry
28700 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44092-2527
(440) 943-3480

River View Cemetery
Phone: (503) 246-4251

 

0300 SW. Taylors Ferry Rd., Portland, OR 97219
(Physical Address)

8421 SW. Macadam Ave., Portland, OR 97219
(Mailing Address)


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