Stanislaus County Resources
Jessica’s House provides support in a safe place for children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death because no one should grieve alone.
Community Hospice, Inc. (CHI) is a non-profit organization providing medical, nursing, emotional, spiritual and educational support to individuals, their families, loved ones, and caregivers coping with grief or a life-threatening illness. The mission of Community Hospice is to embrace individuals and families facing life-changing journeys, enhancing quality of life for all.
The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who supports them. Through the collective voice of our members and partners we educate, advocate and raise awareness about childhood bereavement.
The mission of Eluna is to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction. Our innovative resources and programs address the critical needs of children experiencing powerful, overwhelming and often confusing emotions associated with the death of someone close to them or substance abuse in their family. No child should have to face these struggles alone, and our unique programs bring kids together to ease their pain and provide the tools to help restore hope.
HealGrief is dedicated to support the bereaved by offering a virtual location, without geographical boundaries, where individuals and a community can communicate a death, connect, mourn and heal, while celebrating a loved one’s life. Our commitment is to provide an understanding of grief by increasing universal awareness and education, while offering resources to support a healthy grief recovery.
KidsGrief.ca can help you understand how children (ages 0 to 18) grieve and how to support them as they face the life-limiting illness, dying and death of someone important to them. It also suggests ways to introduce children to the cycle of life and death long before someone they know is dying or has died. KidsGrief.ca learning modules have been developed by a team of experts in grief, and specifically children’s grief, together with people who have experienced loss and supported children through grief. (see Who developed KidsGrief.ca – For Parents). It is not meant to replace professional counseling or other health care services.
Good Grief chose it's name to remind everyone that grief serves a purpose and that even grief can be good when cared for in a supportive community. Good Grief is 100% free with the help of friends. In addition to our free programs, we advocate for our families by educating their school districts, employers, and communities. Good Grief continues to expand in order to fulfill our commitment to grieving children and families and meet the demand for our services in order to ensure that no child ever has to grieve alone.
Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and families who are grieving can share their experiences before and after a death. We provide support and training locally, nationally, and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.