Resources

Articles, activities, and videos, on grief-related topics to help children and families.

WEBSITES

childrengrieve.org  Website for National Alliance for Grieving Children, a list of national resource organizations, and support programs by state.

The Dougy Center The National Center for Grieving Children and families.

Eluna* (formerly The Moyer Foundation Resource Center) Supporting children and families affected by grief and addiction. Extensive online library of carefully curated resources.

Hospice Foundation Excellent information about children and grief.

www.ourhouse-grief.org  Our House Grief Support Center 

Sesame Street Communities Articles, activities, and videos, on grief-related topics to help the children and families. Resources for grief counselors.

COVID-19  SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Back to school with grief and the Covid 19 pandemic   The Dougy Center 

Covid-19 Resources   Our House Grief Support Center

Covid-19 grief support toolkit   National Alliance for Grieving Children

BOOKS

When Someone Dies: A Child-Caregiver Activity Book, published by National Alliance for Grieving Children.

Missing Mummy by Rebecca Cobb.
Simple, direct, compassionate, a story of how a smalll child feels when his mother dies and how he begins to heal.

Cry Heart, But Never Break, by Glenn Ringtved.  
Poignant story about learning to say goodby to those we love.

The Rabbit Listenened, by Cori Doerrfeld.
Sweet illustrations, spare text, this story is about taking the time to listen.

When Dinosaurs Die, by Lauri Krasny Brown
Explains in simple language the feelings people may have regarding the death of a loved one and the ways to honor the memory of someone who has died (age 4-8 yrs).