San Gabriel Valley and Surrounding Areas (including Arcadia, Covina, Glendale, Montebello, Pasadena, Pomona, Whittier)
309 W. Beverly Blvd.
Montebello, CA 90640
Bereavement support groups open to anyone in grief, facilitated by a social
worker, free of charge.
Loss, A Bereavement Ministry in partnership with Glendale Adventist
1509 Wilson Terrace (chaplain's office, main floor)
Glendale, CA 91206
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
General grief support groups.
City of Hope (Transitions Program)
1500 East Duarte Rd.
Duarte, CA 91010
Reflections Bereavement Support Groups: open bereavement support groups provided
for adult community members, during days and evenings, facilitated by hospital
Arcadia and Covina
Intimate bereavement support group for parents who have lost a child, monthly
meetings, no charge, volunteer/peer lead. Free of charge.
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
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.
Pasadena, Los Angeles, West Covina
An educational support group for children who face the life threatening illness
or death of a loved one.
Parents of Murdered Children
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
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
San Gabriel Valley Chapter
P.O. Box 40673
Pasadena, CA 91144
Orange County Chapter
P.O. Box 28864
Santa Ana, CA 92799
Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
12401 Washington Blvd.
Whittier, CA 90602
Adult bereavement support group, facilitated by pastoral services department,
free of charge to all community members.
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.