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Bereavement Resources

American Association of Retired Persons
AARP provides information on financial planning, estate planning.

American Association of Suicidology

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

Compassion Books
Compassion Books offers resources to help people grow through loss and change.

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

Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families

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

Social Security Information

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

The USAA Educational Foundation
This organization provides information on financial management.

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

U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center Complementary Therapies Program
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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