A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation and Bereavement Center*
213 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10001
(212) 229-CARE (2273)
We provide bereavement services for children and teens ages 4-18 and their primary caregivers in our New York City location. Our goal is to meet the needs of a child, teen, and family in a variety of ways with our group program and other services.
Bereavement Center of Westchester*
670 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 961-2818 ext.1317
BCW is a comprehensive community bereavement support program for children through adults. Programs include The Tree House Program for children between the ages of 4-18 whose parent or sibling has died and their surviving parent or guardian, a School Outreach Program, Adult Bereavement Groups, Individual Counseling and a Community Outreach Program.
Camp Good Grief of Staten Island*
PO box 141046
Staten Island NY 10314
Camp Good Grief provides a free weekend camp twice annually for children ages 7 to 16 who have suffered the death of a parent, sibling or significant care giver. It is our mission to provide a safe setting for youngsters to grieve the loss of a loved one, an opportunity to share their unique experiences with others who have similar losses, provide feelings of hope and a sense of community, and provide coping skills in a place of creativity where they can express their emotional needs while having fun.
Center for HOPE, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center*
1981 Marcus Ave
Lake Success, NY 11042
The Community Hospice - Bereavement Services*
Camp Erin & Wave Riders Programs
159 Wolf Road, 1st floor
Albany, NY 12205
Services offered to support children/teens throughout the Capital Region: one-on-one and family counseling, group sessions, weekend camp.
P.O. Box 1251
Melville, NY 11747
COPE is a grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents, siblings and families living with the loss of a child.
Crater Community Hospice, Inc.*
3916 S. Crater Road
Petersburg, New York 23805
Full service home hospice care to all ages, bereavement care, community education on all aspects of end-of-life care and bereavement.
East End Hospice*
PO Box 1048
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
East End Hospice is a NYS certified hospice that provides care for the terminally ill their families and loved ones. East End Hospice proudly brings a nurse coordinated team of seasoned health care professionals and volunteers whose mission it is to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patients and families who come to us for care. Supporting families through grief and bereavement is an essential component of East End Hospice, including a comprehensive children’s bereavement program and Camp Good Grief—a highly acclaimed day camp for children aged 4-16 now in its 19h year.
Friends of Karen, Inc.*
118 Titicus Road, P.O. Box 190
Purdy's, NY 10578
HOPE for Bereaved, Inc.*
4500 Onondaga Blvd.
Syracuse, NY 13219
13 support groups a month, one-on-one counseling; monthly newsletter. Educational & training workshops.
Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley*
6805 US Hwy 11
Potsdam, NY 13676
HUGs from Cara (Help Understanding Grief)*
107 Mary Street
HUGs from Cara is helping children and families in our community by holding monthly support meeting and educating the schools and community about grieving children's needs.
Karen L Goldman, LMHC,BCPC/ Staten Island Grief Center **
1076 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10310
Staten Island Grief Center opening: President/Founder, Clinical Director Karen L Goldman, LMHC,BCPC
Not-for-Profit Grief Center for bereaved Staten Island Children and Families. Individual and group counseling, art therapy program offered.
A Program of South Nassau Communities Hospital
Hewlett, New York 11557
SIBSPLACE is a free therapeutic program of South Nassau Communities Hospital. The program serves children ages 5-17, who are living with a sibling with cancer or another devastating illness, or a parent with cancer. Our door is opened to all children no matter what hospital is treating their loved one. Peer support services to address issues of anticipatory grief are offered twice weekly. Parent support group is available weekly because each member of a family is impacted by traumatic illness, a 6 week summer camp experience, bereavement services and a monthly pre-teen and teen group is offered to support our SIBSPlace families, effectively.
1 Penn Plaza
New York New York 10119
oaringwords’ mission is to lessen the negative impact of serious illness by embracing hospitalized children, families and staff, encouraging positive health and healing. Soaringwords provides fun, creative and educational activities both in person and online based on positive psychology concepts that enhance well-being in the midst of illness. Soaringwords is unique because it is the only organization that motivates ill children and their families to “pay it forward” which fosters altruism, reciprocity, empathy, well-being and resilience.
St. Catherine's Center for Children*
40 North Main Ave
Albany, NY 12203
St. Catherine's Byron Center for Loss and Healing is dedicated to providing support, education, and sanctuary to children and families who have suffered significant loss. Individual and group sessions are available. Individuals, both children and adults, can benefit from the services of the Byron Center. The Byron Center also serves groups, community agencies, schools, and other entities that represent people who may be affected by loss.
Students of AMF at Syracuse University
National Students of AMF Support Network*
Syracuse, NY 13210
National Students of AMF (supporting one another and Actively Moving Forward) connects and empowers college students grieving the illness or death of a loved one to support one another.
Camp HOPE, children's bereavement camp for ages 7-13
Niagara Hospice Inc.
4675 Sunset Drive
Lockport, NY 14094
The Center for Support & Healing
Catholic Charities, Brooklyn Queens
66 Boerum Place
191 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201
The Center for Support & Healing serves grieving children ages 3-adolescent and their parents/caregivers. Trained volunteers work with children using storytelling, play therapy, arts & crafts, letter writing, drawing etc. Caregivers and other grieving adults can be part of the adult support group during the child/teen sessions. The group is led by trained bereavement facilitators. The program runs from January to June, closes for the summer and re-opens from September to December. Sessions are held two Saturdays a month. The Center is open to the community regardless of religious affinity and this service is free of charge to the community.
Caring Circle Children's Bereavement Program/Hospice Care in Westchester & Putnam
540 White Plains Road, Ste 300
Tarrytown, New York 10591
United Hospice of Rockland
11 Stokum Lane
New City, NY 10956
Hospice of Chenango County
Kids Cape Camp
108 Steelue Avenue
Glovesville, NY 12078
Jewish Board of Family & Children Services
120 W 57th Street, 9th floor
New York, NY 10019
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 22nd floor
New York, NY 10005
Visiting Nurse Hospice Care Bereavement Program
New York, NY 10001-3797
Calvary Hospital-Pastoral Care Department
1740 Eastchester Rd.
Bronx, NY 10461
South Nassau Communities Hospital
2277 Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY 11510
St. Mary's Hospital for Children
29-01 216th Street
Bayside, NY 11360
The Roberts Wahls Bereavement Center
30 Broadway, Suite 210
Kingston, NY 12401
The Health Center of Long Island College Hospital
339 Hicks Street
Dept of Soc Wk.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Storm Clouds & Rainbows
3580 Harlem Road
Buffalo, NY 14215-2045
The Caring Circle
45 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701
Good Shepherd Hospice
245 Old Colony Road
Melville, NY 11747
The Schnurmacher Family Bereavement & Trauma Center
480 Old Westbury Road
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.
542 Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Metropolitan Hospice of Greater New York
6323 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220-4711
Haven Grief Counseling Center - Grieving Children's Program
703 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
The Children's Grieving Center
800 Stony Brook Court
Newburgh, NY 12550
Hospice Care Network
99 Sunnyside Blvd.
Woodbury, NY 11797
14 Shore Lane, Bayshore, NY 11706
New Insights, Inc.
PO Box 5027
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Center for Living with Loss - Hospice & Palliative Care Associates
990 Seventh North Street
Liverpool, NY 13088-6168
PO Box 795
Larchmont, NY 10538
Wounded Healers Bereavement Support Group, Inc.
511 Westlake Street
Horseheads, NY 14845
Melanie S. Francis, LCSW
(* NAGC Member)
(** NAGC Member & Individual Practitioner)