Bereavement Resources

American Association of Retired Persons
800-687-2277
AARP provides information on financial planning, estate planning.


American Association of Suicidology
202-237-2280

American Childhood Cancer Organization
855-858-2226 (toll free)

Compassion Books
800-970-4220
Compassion Books offers resources to help people grow through loss and change.


Compassionate Friends National Office
877-969-0010
The Compassionate Friends assist families following the death of a child of any age.


Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families
866-775-5683

GriefNet/Rivendell Resources, Inc.
GriefNet is an internet community of people dealing with grief, death and major loss.


Journey of Hearts
Journey of Hearts is designed to be an online healing place with resources and support to help those grieving a loss or significant life change.


Living with Loss Magazine
 
     National Cancer Institute: Cancer Information Line 800-4-CANCER
Current information on types of cancer


Salvation Army National Headquarters
703-684-5500
734-668-8353 - Ann Arbor
The Salvation Army offers assistance with food, clothing, transportation, utilities and counseling.


Social Security Information
800-772-1213

The Nefe (National Endowment for Financial Education)
This organization has resources for coping financially after a death.


The USAA Educational Foundation
877-570-7743
This organization provides information on financial management.


U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center Coping Through Transitions Grief and Loss Program
734-615-4012
This program provides information regarding grief and loss resources and referral.


U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center Complementary Therapies Program
734-615-4012
Call for information about programs including journaling, art therapy, music therapy and guided imagery.

 

This guide was made possible by financial support from the Coach Carr Cancer Fund.

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