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Celebrating Father’s Day When A Child Has Died

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Alive Alone - an organization for the education and charitable purposes to benefit bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased, by providing a self-help network and publications to promote communication and healing, to assist in resolving their grief, and a means to reinvest their lives for a positive future. http://www.alivealone.org

Candlelighters - a national non-profit membership organization whose mission is to educate, support, serve and advocate for families of children with cancer, survivors of childhood cancer, and the professionals who care for them. Also contains a bereavement email support group and helpful information about the grieving process under support and bereavement. http://www.candlelighters.org

Compassionate Friends - a national nonprofit, self-help support organization that offers friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and there are no membership dues or fees. http://www.compassionatefriends.org

Compassion Books - resources to help children and adults through serious illness, death, loss, grief and bereavement. Reviewed and selected by knowledgeable professionals. http://www.compassionbooks.com/

Bereaved Parents of the USA - a national non-profit self-help group that offers support, understanding, compassion and hope to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings. http://www.bereavedparentsusa.org/

Centering Corporation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and resources for the bereaved http://www.centering.org

Parents of Murdered Children is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to provide self-help groups to support people who are suffering through the violent death of someone close. http://www.pomc.com/

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