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The wonderful thing about technology is that it can bring people together from all over the globe to make it easier for you to find information and support networks in your time of need. The following are some of the tools available to assist you in your healing journey. If you’re still having trouble locating helpful information or finding what you need, contact us to discuss other resources and find a personalized solution to support you on the road to recovery.  
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GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

Web Healing

Web Healing, the internet’s first interactive grief website, has served the bereaved on the net since 1995. It offers grief discussion boards where men and women can discuss issues related to grief and healing or browse recommended grief books. The site’s originator, Tom Golden, LCSW, is an internationally known psychotherapist, author, and speaker on the topic of healing from loss.

The Compassionate Friends
Whether your family has had a child die (at any age, from any cause), or you are trying to help those who have gone through this life-altering experience, The Compassionate Friends exists to provide friendship, understanding, and hope to those going through the natural grieving process. Through a network of more than 625 chapters with locations in all fifty states, as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, The Compassionate Friends has been supporting bereaved families after the death of a child for four decades.

Cranston Dept. of Senior Services
Bereavement & Support Group Meetings  
1070 Cranston Street  |  Cranston, RI 02920 
2nd Friday of every month  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
For Information call Jennifer at 780-6254

Friends Way

Friends Way assists children and their families through their grief with comfort and support from peers struggling with similar feelings of loss. FRIENDS WAY 765 West Shore Road Warwick, RI 02889 401.921.0980

Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends is a self help support orginaztion which assists families in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child. Toll Free 877.969.0010

Greater Providence Area Chapter
(401) 231-9229

Parent Bereavement Support Group
The Ronald McDonald House
Gay Street Providence, RI 02905  |  (401) 274-4447

The Samaritans
"For the loss of a loved one by suicide"

Grief Net
A non-profit organization with an integrated approach to on-line grief support providing support & help to people working through loss and grief issues.

Web Healing
Crisis, Grief & Healing
"The internet's first interactive grief web site"

Center for Loss & Life Transition
The center is dedicated to 'companioning' grieving people as they mourn transitions and losses that transform their lives.

Alive Alone
Assists bereaved parents that have lost an only child or all their children.

Growth House
Resources for life-threatening illness and end-of-life care.

Military Widows
Society of Military Widows

Bereaved Parents
Aids & supports parents struggling with grief after the death of a child.

Talk of a Lifetime
You talk about everything. You share the big events and small victories. But there's one conversation you probably haven't had and it’s time to have the talk about how you want to be remembered. It can make the difference of a lifetime.

Preparing for the Death of a Terminally-Ill Loved One:
What to Expect, and How to Help the Entire Family Move Forward

Symptoms of Major Depression and Complicated Grief

Guidelines for Helping Grieving Children

Coping With The Stigma of Grieving an Overdose Death

Grief & the Loss of a Pet

Grief At Work:
A Guide For Employees and Managers

Dealing with Death at a Distance - 5 Tips for Saying Goodbye

Funeral Planning from Afar:
A Guide for Long-Distance Caregivers

How to Help a Grieving Friend Long-Distance

How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One While Overseas