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Loss of a Child

Chai Lifeline
9233 W. Pico Blvd., Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90035
310-274-6331
877-374-6331
www.chailifeline.org
E-mail: rgrossman@chailifeline.org
Chai Lifeline is an international organization that provides free support services to catastrophically ill Jewish children and their families. Bereavement services include support and counseling via telephone conferences with other bereaved parents and a trained social worker or psychologist, weekend retreats of support and therapy, books and visual materials. Services also available for educators and community rabbis.

Comforting Hearts
Arcadia and Covina
626-915-3266
Intimate bereavement support group for parents who have lost a child, monthly meetings, no charge, volunteer/peer lead. Free of charge.

Compassionate Friends
1-877-969-0010
www.compassionatefriends.com
Nationwide bereavement support groups for families after the death of a child, at any age, from any cause.

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Loss of Little One
An 8-week workshop for those dealing with the loss of a pregnancy, infant or child. This program is held three times per year. Please call (818) 885-8500 extension 4550 for dates and times.

Our House
1663 Sawtelle Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310-475-0299
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21860 Burbank Blvd., Suite 195
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
818-222-3344
www.ourhouse-grief.org
E-mail: ourhouse@ourhouse-grief.org
Providing grief support services, education, resources and hope. All groups are fee based with a sliding scale. Groups co-led by highly trained volunteers. The adult program offers groups for young widows/widowers, mid-life loss, later-life loss, parents grieving the loss of a young or adult child, adults grieving the loss of a parent. The children’s program offers support groups for death of a parent or sibling that are age appropriate and loss appropriate, and use various methods of grief expression, including art, music, play and poetry; school-based grief support groups are also available.

Temple Akiba
5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, California 90230
310-398-5783
E-mail: TemAkiba@aol.com
www.TempleAkiba.net
Bereavement support groups for those who have lost a parent, spouse, friend or child. Open to the community, no fee. Facilitated by licensed practitioner. Please call for more details.

Trinity Kids Care
2601 Airport Drive
Torrance, CA 90505
310-257-3567
www.trinitycarehospice.org/services/trinitykids
E-mail: gaylekirma@providence.org
Grief and loss counseling with an emphasis on the loss of a seriously ill child.

 
   
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