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Grieving Resources

The Center For Grieving Children

Support for children and parents grieving the death of a loved one- 3300 Henry Avenue, Suite 110- 267-437-3123
www.grievingchildren.org

After the Injury

Website to help children recover from physical and emotional injury and trauma.
www.aftertheinjury.org/

Bereavement Support Services

Through the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, offers bereavement counseling and/or referrals to appropriate resources for parents who have experienced a late fetal loss or the death of an infant or child. Call 215-685-7458 for help. https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/get-bereavement-support/

Families of Murder Victims (FMV)

Families of Murder Victims (FMV) is a victim advocacy and services program specifically for family members and friends of a homicide victim, regardless of the status of the case. The following services are provided, free of charge, to co-victims of violence:

  • Emotional & crisis support
  • Information on police and court proceedings
  • Court accompaniment at court proceedings
  • Assistance in obtaining protection orders
  • Referrals to other agencies for additional services such as emergency food, shelter, home repairs, etc.
  • Assistance in filing for Victim Compensation Assistance
  • Assistance in registering for Victim Notification
  • Support writing victim impact statements

If you are interested in receiving services through FMV, please call (215) 686-8033.
http://avpphila.org/families-of-murder-victims/

 

Final Farewell

Final Farewell provides financial assistance, advice and guidance to grieving families from all religions and backgrounds so they may provide an affordable and decent funeral for their loved child. Call 215 870-8110 or go to www.finalfarewell.org