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San Gabriel Valley and Surrounding Areas (including Arcadia, Covina, Glendale, Montebello, Pasadena, Pomona, Whittier)

Beverly Hospital
309 W. Beverly Blvd.
Montebello, CA 90640
323-726-1222
Bereavement support groups open to anyone in grief, facilitated by a social worker, free of charge.

Beyond Loss, A Bereavement Ministry in partnership with Glendale Adventist Medical Center
1509 Wilson Terrace (chaplain's office, main floor)
Glendale, CA 91206
818-409-8008
E-mail: KlaricJ1@ah.org
www.glendaleadventist.com/body.cfm?id=68
Grief support groups for adults, widow/widowers, surviving the suicide of family/friend, and loss of a parent. One time charge of $25. Pre-register for SOS class at number above.

Citrus Valley Hospice
820 North Phillips Avenue
West Covina, CA 91791
626-859-2263
www.cvhp.org
E-mail: jthompson@mail.cvhp.org
General grief support groups.

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.

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.

Glendale Adventist Medical Center
(See Beyond Loss, A Bereavement Ministry)

Hospice of Pasadena
100 W. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105
626-397-3600
www.picf.org/hospiceofpasa
E-mail: hospiceofpasadena@picf.org
Hospice of Pasadena offers individual and group counseling and support groups for children. I Count Too! is a support group for children dealing with a close family member’s death. All services are provided free of charge and available in English and Spanish.

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.

Parents of Murdered Children
888-818-7662
www.pomc.com - National site
For families and friends of those who have died by violence. Free support groups/meetings, one-on-one support and assistance to help survivors deal with their acute grief and with the criminal justice system. Survivors will be linked with others in the same vicinity who have survived their loved one's murder. Local chapters include:

San Fernando Valley Chapter
412 N. Lazard Street, San Fernando, Ca. 91340 or
P.O. BOX 920395, Sylmar, Ca. 91392.
818-362-5506 or 818-202-0071
E-mail: floresmagon@yahoo.com

San Gabriel Valley Chapter
P.O. Box 40673
Pasadena, CA 91144
626-259-8989

Orange County Chapter
P.O. Box 28864
Santa Ana, CA 92799
714-647-7508

Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
12401 Washington Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90602
562-698-0811 X2500
www.whittierpres.com
Adult bereavement support group, facilitated by pastoral services department, free of charge to all community members.

The Wellness Community
310-314-2555
www.thewellnesscommunity.org
Locations in Santa Monica, Pasadena, Redondo Beach, Westlake Village and Orange County (Santa Ana). A free program of support, education and hope for people with cancer and their loved ones. Some locations, such as Santa Monica, Foothills and Westlake, offer bereavement support services for family members and friends of Wellness Community participants.

 
   
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