Lifetime Achievement Foundation: Mentoring, Wellness, human rights symposia, awards for mentoring, artistic excellence, service to mankind; college scholarships for children who have lost a parent.

Calabash Press, the publisher of Loss and Found

Gary Young Unlimited: Original full-length, one-act, ten-minute, solo plays and monologs by Gary Young

GriefNet :

Tom Golden :

The Compassionate Friends (TCF):
PO Box 3696 Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696 (630)990-0010
An international support group. Info, resources, friendship, understanding, hope to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings.

Hospice Foundation of America:
2001 S Street, NW Washington, DC 2000
Phone: 202-638-5419 E-mail:

National Self-Help Clearinghouse:
Graduate School and University Center/CUNY Room 620-N
33 West 42nd Street New York NY 10036 212-642-2944

Parents Without Partners:
1650 South Dixie Highway, Suite 510, Boca Raton, FL 33432-7461

TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors):
providing emotional support to all those impacted by a death in the armed forces
2001 S Street, NW # 300 Washington, DC 20009 Phone: 800-959-TAPS FAX: 202-638-5312

Dougy Center Loving support for children, teens, families in Portland, Oregon and vicinity.

Good Grief/Shiva Foundation Dealing with grief, in a positive, creative way

RENEW center for Personal Recovery
Judy Davidson, Ed.D. P.O. Box 125, Berea, KY 40403 606-986-7878

Young Widows online support group
Online dialog. Friendly group, but as with all online activities, be very careful how much personal info you offer.
Motherless Daughters ™ of Los Angeles
 The Los Angeles branch. Support groups, info, other resources for adult women who experienced early mother loss.
Community of Daughters For women and girls with early parent loss.
Young Widows and Widowers, Ltd.
Helping younger widowed people in Massachusetts. P.O. Box 4091, Andover, MA 01810-0812 (978) 979-8993
Young widowers helping other young widowers with a Message board enabling expression of feelings
Young Widows and Widowers
You've just gone through a tragic time in your life. You might be young, but you're not alone
Bereavement Magazine: A Magazine of Hope and
A "support group in print" - a friend who arrives in the mailbox six times a year, and online whenever needed.
The Recovery Directory: The Complete Directory of Recovery Resources
Finding Love after 50: Excellent discussion for those who think young:
Independent Writers of Southern California Eclectic writer's info/jobs/advocacy group in the LA area.
The Group Room Radio Program, with Selma Shimmel:, run by Jane Alvarez, author of the breathtaking "Blinders" about the legal issues concerning abused children.
"Coping with Caregiving" Radio Program:
Jacqueline MarcellAuthor / Publisher / Radio Host / Speaker / Eldercare Advocate
Elder Rage, or Take My Father… Please! How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents, A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection
Hearts of Survivors, a Yahoo support group for young widows and widowers
The Geocities page, provides further information about the group:
Young Widowed Group of Greater Boston:
Monthly Phase I meetings at Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts
plus Monthly Phase II dinners and member hosted events
The Healing Project Is looking for inspirational stories. Do you have a story to write or share for possible inclusion in the new "VOICES OF" anthology series? The Healing Project, a not –for-profit 501 (c) (3) publishing enterprise is looking for first-person 500-3000 word essays and/or inspirational stories dealing with lung cancer, alcoholism and Alzheimer’s Disease, written by the survivor or person afflicted or a family member or friend.  All profits go to charitable organizations linked to those illnesses.
Go to for a description of this philanthropic project and submission guidelines for essays. For more information contact
AARP Widowed Persons Service (AARP WPS):
601 E Street, NW Wash., DC 20049 (202)434-2260 FAX: (202)434-6474 E-mail:
WidowNet :

Our House Loving grief support for all ages in Los Angeles.

Motherless Daughters : The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman

Moving Beyond Grief:
Lessons from Those Who Have Lived Through Sorrow
by Hope Edelman

On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross M.D.

The Wheel of Life: A Memoir of Living and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Todd Gold

To Begin Again: The Journey Toward comfort, Strength, and Faith in Difficult Times by Naomi Levy
What's Heaven by Maria Shriver / St. Martin's Press
Never Kiss a Frog: a Girl's Guide to Creatures from the Dating Swamp by Marilyn Anderson
Beautiful in Black: Conversations with Suicide, by Sara Shai
Evolving Through Grief: A Mother’s Guide to Healing After the Loss of Her Child.Grieving the loss of a child - ebook
GreeHee The Journey of Five: Tales of Tamoor Book One, by Michele Avanti Charming dragon story for children.
Widowed Too Soon:  A Young Widow's Journey through Grief, Healing, and Spiritual Transformation byLaura Hirsch

The Lazy Woman’s Guide to Just about Everything:Practical tips & lazy wisdom for a life of ease. By Judie O'Neill and Bridget Fonger  Entertaining and accessible guide: Get stains out. Tend garden. Clear clutter. Quiet your mind. Heal your soul

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