Support Groups

Art Therapy for Bereaved Children

Meridian Health offers programs for children to work through the bereavement process through art. Address: Riverview Medical Center, 1 Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ 0770

Phone:  732.530.2382

The Compassionate Friends of Ocean County

The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization which offers friendship and understanding to families who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. There is no religious affiliation. There are no membership fees or dues, and all bereaved family members are welcome

Center for Loss and Life Transition

The Center for Loss is dedicated to "companioning" grieving people as they mourn transitions and losses that transform their lives. They help both mourners, by walking with them in their unique life journeys, and both professional caregivers and lay people, by serving as an educational resource and professional forum.

Contact of Ocean County

24 Hour Help Line  732-240-6100

Crisis, Grief and Healing

The internet's first interactive grief web site and has served the bereaved on the net since 1995.   It offers grief discussion boards where men and women can discuss issues related to grief and healing orbrowse recommended grief books.


An Internet community of persons
dealing with grief, death, and major loss.

Grief and Loss

Grief support information and resources from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

Growth House

An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues. Hypertext topic pages link to sites around the world. Links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

Ocean County Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Blvd.
Brick, NJ 08724
Phone:  732.840.2200


WillowGreen is a provider of information, inspiration and support for loss and grief, illness and caregiving and hope and spirituality.


A self-help and information source for, and by, widows and widowers