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Los Angeles

Beth Chayim Chadashim
6000 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90035
323-931-7023
www.bcc-la.org
" The Coping With Loss Support Group"
"Bereavement-And-Beyond" resource, providing support for people of all sexual orientations who are coping with the loss of a loved one, or a lifecycle loss such as the loss of one's job. Two meetings a month.

City of Hope (Transitions Program)
1500 East Duarte Rd.
Duarte, CA 91010
626-256-8626
www.cityofhope.org/support
Reflections Bereavement Support Groups: open bereavement support groups provided for adult community members, during days and evenings, facilitated by hospital chaplain.

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.

H.O.P.E Unit Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 8034
Calabasas, CA 91372
818-788-4673
www.hopeunit.org
E-mail: info@hopeunit.org
Providing community support groups in the San Fernando Valley at Valley Beth Shalom and in Los Angeles at Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Widows and widowers support groups for individuals in different stages of grief, and groups for general loss of a family member other than a spouse. All groups are led by licensed therapists. Small fee per session.

I Count Too!
Pasadena, Los Angeles, West Covina
626-397-3600
An educational support group for children who face the life threatening illness or death of a loved one.

International Counseling Center
20001 S. Barrington Ave. #216
Brentwood, CA 90025
310-289-2257
E-mail: talktherapy911@aol.com
Part of Antioch Counseling Center, specializing in Farsi and English language counseling. Counseling is also available in Spanish, Hebrew, French, Arabic and Russian. Individual counseling provided by licensed psychologists and interns. Fees are charged on a sliding scale.

Jewish Family Service
Aleinu Family Resource Center (Orthodox Counseling Program)

6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite #500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
323-761-8800
Individual bereavement counseling for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Services are provided by licensed mental health professionals and qualified interns who are Orthodox. All work is in strict accordance with Halachah.

Jewish Family Service
Pico Robertson Storefront

8838 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90035
310-271-3306
A support group for widows and widowers who have lost their partner in the last two years. Medicare or sliding scale payment is accepted.

Loved Ones of Homicide Victims
213-777-7788
24 hr Hotline and free teen support group.

OPICA
11759 Missouri Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90025
310-478-0226
www.opica.org
E-mail: opica@opica.org
Ongoing bereavement group for older adults.

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.

Shanti Foundation
Hollywood
323-962-8197
www.lashanti.org
HIV/AIDS related services include individual counseling by interns under the supervision of an MFT and two-hour, weekly bereavement support groups facilitated by two para-professionals. Intake required, free services.

Temple Isaiah
10345 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064
310-277-2772
www.templeisaiah.com
E-mail: Shalom@templeisaiah.com
Bereavement support group for people over fifty who have lost a spouse. Please call for details.

Temple Israel of Hollywood
7300 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
323-876-8330
www.tioh.org
E-mail: Shalom@tioh.org
Ongoing pre- and post-natal support group, open to the public. The leaders have been trained by the Southern California Pregnancy and Loss Group. Please call for details.

UCLA-Ted Mann Family Resource Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 502
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-794-6644
www.cancerresources.mednet.ucla.edu
This bereavement support group is fro men and women who have experienced a recent loss of an adult family member to cancer. Emphasis is placed on working through grief and loss. This group is conducted every Monday evening from 6-7:30pm and reservations/registration is required.

University Synagogue
Support groups provided by the Westside Chapter of The Compassionate Friends
11960 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310-889-7726
www.compassionatefriends.org
E-mail: barbarapapkoff@aol.com
Support groups for parents who have lost children or for siblings who are in mourning. Please call for details.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Irmas Campus
11661 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
213-388-2401
www.wilshireboulevardtemple.org
E-mail: pwallace@wbtla.org
Bereavement group for adults who have lost a spouse, led by Jewish Family Service West Los Angeles. Please call 213-388-2401 for more information. Ongoing bereavement support for individuals who have lost a spouse, either in the first or second year after a loss. Offered by the H.O.P.E. Unit Foundation. Please call 818-788-HOPE for further information.

 
   
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