Grief and Bereavement Resources

Providing support to families after donation is a top priority for LifeCenter Northwest. We’ve included a list of online resources below that many of our families have found helpful. In addition, please know that we are always available by phone if you have any questions, need additional resources, or just need someone to talk to at (425) 201-6600.

Support groups and organizations

For help locating a counselor or grief support group in your local area, please contact our Aftercare team at (425) 201-6600 or 

Online grief resources


General Grief Topics
Crisis Clinic
Crisis Clinic offers telephone-based crisis intervention and information and referrals to community services for youth and adults in Seattle-King County, WA.

What’s Your Grief
A website that includes Podcasts, Blogs, and articles related to coping with various types of grief and loss.

Hello Grief
A place to share and learn about grief and loss.

The Healing Center
The Healing Center offers support and guidance on the grieving and healing process. Serving adults, young adults, and children who have experienced the death of a spouse/partner, parent, or sibling.

A network of grief support groups and other resources.

Internet and email support groups for people dealing with grief, death, and loss.

National Donor Family Council
The National Kidney Foundation founded the National Donor Family Council, which supports the needs and expectations of donor families. It is the largest organized group of donor families in the world.

AARP Article
Steps for dealing with loss.


Bereaved Parent Support
A nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families as they struggle with grief caused by the death of a child.

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Remembrance photography for parents suffering the loss of a baby, with a free gift of professional portraiture.

The Compassionate Friends
Grief support after the death of a child.

The MISS Foundation
Grief support after the death of a child.

The Tears Foundation
The TEARS Foundation offers free support groups for bereaved families who have experienced the death of their baby.


American Foundation For Suicide Prevention
A leading non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide.

Friends for Survival
A national nonprofit outreach organization for those who have been touched by a suicide tragedy.

Resources for survivors of suicide loss.

Survivors of Suicide
A place where survivors can share their struggle and pain to comfort and support one another.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support

Crisis Clinic
Crisis Clinic offers telephone-based crisis intervention and information and referrals to community services for youth and adults in Seattle-King County, WA.


Victim Support Services
Providing grief support and assistance to families and friends of victims of crime.

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children
A national organization for the families and friends of those who have died by violence.

A nonprofit, grassroots organization working to stop drunk driving, support the victims of drunk driving, and prevent underage drinking.

Youth and Children

Camp Erin 
A free, weekend long, bereavement camp for children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Click here for information on upcoming camps in the Pacific Northwest.

Children’s Grief Connection
A nonprofit organization providing grief programs for children and teens in partnership with the Minnesota Funeral Directors Association.

The Dougy Center
The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.

Art with Heart
Art with Heart is dedicated to supporting the emotional well-being of children adversely affected by hardship and grief, through creative expression.

Safe Crossings Foundation
Helping children cope with grief.

The Journey Program is for any family who has experienced the death of a child. Journey provides support to help families cope with death, loss and the grieving process.

Support for families grieving an illness or death.