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Bereavement Resources

Books & Resources
The Centering Corporation is dedicated to providing education and resource for grieving individuals, their families and caregivers.


Compassion Books has resources to help children and adults through serious illness, death and grief.


Grief Support Organizations
The Compassionate Friends is a national self-help, support organization that offers friendship and understanding to grieving parents.

Hospice & Palliative Care of Charlotte Region (Grief Care Services)

Mothers of Murdered Offspring (MOM-O) offers mothers and fathers of murdered offspring an opportunity to come together to support each other and make a difference in reducing violence in our community.

Empty Arms (Pregnancy Loss & New Born Death)
Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc. provides resources for those whose lives are touched by the death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or in the first few months of life.

Resolve, Inc. is a national association providing support and information to those living with infertility.

Children and Grief
What is Grief Activity provides an opportunity for family members to share their personal response to grief.


We have also included ways to talk with your young children about death and stigmatized loss

Talking to Young Children about Death.

Talking about Stigmatized Loss with Children

National Alliance for Grieving Children promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them.

The Dougy Center’s website contains information on childhood and teen bereavement issues and assists families in locating their nearest grief center by state.

Other Grief Resources
HUGS provides healing & understanding for grief from suicide. For more information on group meetings and location call

Young Widowed Support Group provides a group for bereaved spouses to share their grief, find support and new friendship. Contact Sister Jean Frechetter, St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 704.543.7677 ext. 1073.

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