Programs in New Jersey

The Alcove Center for Grieving Children & Families*
950 Tilton Road, Suite 108
Northfield, NJ 08225
(609) 484-1133
http://www.thealcove.org

Comfort Zone Camp*
110B Meadowlands Parkway, Suite 301
Secaucus, NJ 07094
(201) 867-2077
http:// www.comfortzonecamp.org
Comfort Zone offers free grief resources, resilience training and ongoing support to children who have suffered the loss of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver.  Our programs focus on the strengths of each child, empowering them to grieve, heal and grow in healthy ways.

Common Ground Grief Center*
67 Taylor Avenue
Manasquan, NJ 08736
Phone: 732-606-7477
http://www.commongroundgriefcenter.org

Good Grief, Inc.*
38 Elm Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
(908) 522-1999
http://www.good-grief.org
Services offered: Peer-support programs for children and teens (3-18), young adults (18-30), and surviving parent(s). Good Grief also provides educational workshops and seminars to hospitals, hospices, schools, medical and mental health professionals, businesses and corporations throughout New Jersey

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss*
1 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 264-3100
http://www.imaginenj.org
Year-round peer grief support center for children age 3-18 coping with loss due to the death of a parent or sibling. Concurrent support groups are available for parents and guardians. Adult peer support groups are available for young adults 18-30, adults 30-50 and adults 50 and up who are coping with loss due to the death of a spouse, parent, child, sibling or other significant person.  On-site bereavement and crisis support and educational workshops and presentations are available for business, corporations, schools and community agencies.  Programs for children and families coping with terminal or chronic illness will start in 2013.

Lisa Athan, M.A.**
Grief Recovery Specialist
Grief Educator
Executive Director of Grief Speaks
15 Cayuga Court
Springfield, NJ 07081
(973) 912-0177
Contact email: lisa@griefspeaks.com      
http://www.griefspeaks.com
Services offered: Presentations on grief and loss for schools, colleges & universities, hospitals, agencies, and as a keynote for conferences, speaking to students, faculty and parents.  A Grief Recovery Specialist seeing teens, adults, couples and families who are coping with different types of loss.

American & NJ Self-Help Group Clearinghouses
Saint Clare's Behavioral Health Services
375 E. McFarlan St.
Dover, NJ 07801
(973) 989-1122
http://www.selfhelpgroups.org 

Children's Art Therapy Program at Riverview
1 Riverview Plaza
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 530-2382
http://meridianhealth.com

GoodGrief Coaching
21 Lakeside Lane
Sewell, NJ  08080
(856) 270-2308
http://www.goodgriefcoaching.com

Griefwork Center, Inc.
PO Box 5177
Kendall Park, NJ 08824
(732) 422-0400
http://griefworkcenter.com

Hearts & Crafts Grief Counseling
60 E. Main Street
Ramsey, NJ  07446
(201) 818-9399
http://www.heartsandcraftscounseling.org

Interregnum
PO Box 410
Montville, NJ 07045
(973) 224-6900
http://www.interregnum.org

JFK Medical Center:
Haven Children’s Program: Growing through Grief
Haven Hospice
65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08818-3059
(732) 321-7769
http://www.jfkmc.org/programs-services/19/

Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center
61 Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-940-0413
bereavement@karenannquinlanhospice.org
http://www.karenannquinlanhospice.org/bereavement/

Kids Connect/Parents Connect Bereavement Groups
The Wellness Community of Central New Jersey
3 Crossroads Drive
Bedminster, NJ  07921
(908) 658-5400
http://www.cancersupportcnj.org

Samaritan Center for Grief Support
5 Eves Drive
Marlton, New Jersey 08053
(800) 596-8550
http://www.samaritanhealthcarenj.org

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Program
549 Pompton Ave., Ste. 197
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
(800) 620-7832
www.sudc.org
SUDC serves families across the USA and beyond.  We are not just a NJ-based organization.
Lorri Caffrey


Wings of Hope Programs for Continuing Support Services
PO Box 443
Medford, NJ 08055
(609) 714-0868

My Sister's Kids
Peer support for Children, Teens & Families
377 Dutch Mill Rd.
PO Box 878
Malaga, NJ 08328
(856) 357-2321
www.mysisterskids.org
Peer support groups meet the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month.  We meet @ 6:30 PM for a meal followed by our peer support defined by age.
Dorothy Snyder     4mysisterskids@gmail.com

Journeys Program
Valley Home Care, Inc.
15 Essex Rd., Ste. 409
Paramus, NY 07652
(201) 291-6000 x7133
http://www.valleyhealth.com/Valley_HomeCare.aspx?id=46
Journeys serves children 3 thru teens coping with the life threatening illness or death of a family member.  We offer individual, family and group therapy.  The program is run by Masters level credentialed art therapists (ATR-BC) who also have LPC's.  There is a moderate fee for the program.
Laura V. Loumeau-May, MPS, ATR-BC, LPC
LLOUMEA@valleyhealth.com

 

 


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