Children Grieving a Death
CHILDREN’S GRIEF EXPRESSION THROUGH ART
Hospice of N Ky – Michelle Williams (859) 441-6332 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For children experiencing the death of a loved one. Through the use of art based interventions, children will be encouraged to express their grief, fostering “death understanding, coping and memorialization.” Call for dates and times. Florence, KY.
Cancer Family Care – Susan Fletcher (513) 731-3346 ext.113
Individual and family bereavement counseling for children and their families who have experienced the death of a loved one related to Cancer. Various groups provided as needed. Call for additional information. Clifton/Clermont-Brown County/Warren County/Northern KY. Also available to meet with children in schools.
Supporting Children & Families Through Grief – (513) 745-0111. FREE peer support groups facilitated by trained volunteers for children ages 3-18 who are grieving the death of an immediate family member, extended family member or friend due to any cause. Parents/guardians meet at the same time but separately. Other services: telephone support, Resource Center, Community Outreach, website www.fernside.org. Anderson, Blue Ash, Hamilton, West Side.
Corless Doxie (513) 941-2327, or (513) 884-2327
Provides peer support for children experiencing a loss due to the death of a loved one. Meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30pm pizza; group at 7:00pm. Hamilton, OH.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUTHWESTERN OH
Sandy Keiser (513) 241-7745
Provides peer support for children experiencing a loss due to death, divorce or other significant losses. Times and schedules are determined by location.
S.T.A.R.S. GRIEF SUPPORT FOR KIDS
St. Elizabeth Hospice & Linnemann Funeral Homes - Marsha Linnemann, or James Ellis (859) 301-4611. Support groups for children & teens ages 4-17 and their caregivers who have experienced the death of a loved one. 1st & 3rd Tues, Crestview Hills KY. Day Care available for under 4 years. Young Adult Group ages 18 to 30 begins June of every year.
YOUNG PEOPLES BEGINNING EXPERIENCE
Karen Boeddeker, (513) 931-0549
Offers 1-2 weekend retreats per year. Additional activities scheduled throughout the year. Hoping to give tools to teens to help them through the grieving process due to separation, divorce and death.
Parents Grieving Death of a Child
COMPANIONS on a JOURNEY
CHILD LOSS GROUP – Sheila Munafo-Kanoza (513) 870-9108
Group for adults who have lost a child. 1st & 3rd Wed., 7-9pm, West Chester.
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS:
24-hour Information Line (513) 629-9598
Susan Carlson (513) 821-9707, 1st Monday, Mercy Franciscan Terrace. 7:30pm start time or 7:00pm for new families.
www.tcfcincy.com - 4th Tuesday, St. Timothy’s, Anderson. 7pm.
A national, mutual assistance, self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents and adult siblings.
GRIEVING PARENTS Support Group
Tri-Health – Marybeth Cooper (513) 872-1163. Support group for parents who
have lost an infant through miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. 4th Wed, 7:30pm, Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church.
HOPE: Helping Overwhelmed Parents Endure
St. Elizabeth Hospice – James Ellis (859) 301-4611. Support group for parents who have lost an older child. Call for more information. 2nd Mon, 6:30pm, Crestview Hills KY. www.parentshope.com. HOC – Edgewood, KY. St. Elizabeth Medical Ctr.
Sally Westendorf (513) 584-7037. Support available for parents who experienced stillbirth, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or neonatal death of a child. 2nd Wed, 7-9pm, University Hospital.
PEACE (Parents Endure Addiction Consequences Everyday)
Cancer Family Care – Charlotte Wethington (859) 356-3285
Provides support for indivduals who have lost a child of any age from the disease of addiction. 1st Tues, 7:00pm-8:30pm, Eggleston United Methodist Church, Erlanger KY 41018. Peer lead group.
PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE DIED OF SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS)
Amy Simpson (513) 636-5546
Non-profit, volunteer organization providing support services to families & friends of SIDS children. Call for dates and times. Children’s Hospital.
PERINATAL/NEONATAL LOSS GROUP
Designed to help those parents who have suffered the death of a child either through miscarriage to birth or the first year of life. 3rd Tues. of the month. 7-9pm. Liberty Township.
FERNSIDE Supporting Children and Families Through Grief
4380 Malsbary Road, Suite 300, Cincinnati, OH 45242 PHONE 513-745-0111 FAX 513-745-0524
YOUNG MEN’S BREAKFAST
Working age widowers. 3rd Friday of each month. At Colonial Cottage – Erlanger, KY. 7am.
REACH OUT TO GRIEVING PARENTS
Grace DeGregoria (513) 791-1160
Peer support led by parents who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. 3rd Tues of each month, 7:30pm. Christ Hospital.
Adults Grieving a Violent Death
MADD (MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING)
Andrea Rehkamp (513) 769-6800
Materials, support and advocacy for victims of drunk drivers can be obtained by calling the hotline. 4015 Executive Park Drive, Suite #215, 45241
Call Vivan @ (859) 301-4612
Daughters that have experienced the death of a parent. Wednesday evenings. Registration required.
STATE OF OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, CRIME VICTIMS COMPENSATION
1-800-582-2877 (formerly called Ohio Victim’s of Crime) Missing Children’s Clearing House 1 (800) 843-5678.
NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFERENCE SERVICE
1-800-851-3420 (formerly the Victim Resource Center)
PARENTS OF MURDERED CHILDREN (POMC), National Office
Bev Warnock (513) 721-5683 or 1-888-818-7662
A peer-led, self-help support group. Various times & locations throughout the area. Cinti. Local Chapter Nancy Baker – (513) 521-7190. 3rd Thur. of each month. 6:45pm. Remax office – Mason. www.pomc.org.
SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE
Carol Himes (859) 441-1958, Mary Buchanon (859) 781-1308
A peer-led, open support group for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. 1st Tues, 7-9pm. Christ Church United Church of Christ, Ft. Thomas, KY.
SURVIVORS AFTER SUICIDE
Bobbi Wagner (513) 933-9149 or email@example.com
Countryside Community Church (1436 Deerfield Rd., Lebanon). Swisher Rm. From 7-8:30pm. 3rd Tuesday of each month.
SURVIVORS AFTER SUICIDE
Dusty Hodges (513) 533-4141
Hyde Park Bethlehem (3799 Hyde Park Ave., Cincinnati). 2nd Tuesday of each month. Meets from 7-9:00pm.
SURVIVORS AFTER SUICIDE
Betty Scholle (513) 385-6110
A peer-led, open support group for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. 3rd Mon, 7-9pm. Franciscan Terrace. Compton Rd.