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Grief Resources

Grief Resources

Our first responsibility as a dedicated funeral service establishment is to the families we serve. We are committed to providing client families with courteous service, high standards of performance and excellence which serve as the hallmark of the funeral service.

In today’s world, the funeral service profession, like any other, must adapt to peoples’ changing values and lifestyles. That is why, through our caring services and hospitality, we continually strive for excellence, and remain professional and compassionate in our service to our families.

The following national support groups are available to people who may be struggling with loss or other hardships. Your funeral director can offer additional information at your request.

NATIONAL SUPPORT GROUPS

AARP*
Grief and Loss Programs
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049

In Loving Memory*
(Dedicated to helping parents cope with the loss of their only child or all of their children)
1416 Green Run Lane
Reston, VA 20090
(703) 435-0608

Air Crash Support Network
1595 York Ave., Box 22
New York, NY 10028
(877) ACSN-HELP

Leukemia Society of America*
600 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10016
(703) 960-1100

Alive Alone
11115 Dull Robinson Road
Van Wert, OH 45891

The Living Bank
Organ and Tissue Donation
Box 6725
Houston, TX 77265
(800) 528-2971

Alliance of Grandparents
PO Box 17281
Phoenix, AZ 85011-0281
(888) 774-7437

Make-A-Wish Foundation Of America*
100 Charendon Ave., Suite 2200
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 279-9474

ALS Association*
27001 Agoura Road
Calabasas, CA 91301
(818) 880-9007

March of Dimes Birth Defects Association*
1275 Marnaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
(800) 453-3816

Alzheimer's Association*
919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 335-8700

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Victim Assistance Program
511 E John Carpenter Freeway
Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
(800) GET-MADD

American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20049

Muscular Dystrophy Association*
3300 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 529-2000

American Cancer Society*
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(800) ACS-2345

National AIDS Fund
1400 "I" St., NW, Suite 1220
Washington, DC 20005-2208
(202) 408-4848

American Diabetes Association Research Foundation*
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311

National Catholic Ministry
28700 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44092-2527
(440) 943-3480

American Foundation for AIDS Research*
120 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005
(212) 682-7440 ext. 210

National Donor Family Council
(For Families of those who died and became Organ and/or tissue donors)

c/o National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
(800) 622-9010
(212) 889-2210

American Heart Association*
7320 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
527-6941

National Hospice Organization*
1901 N. Moore St., Suite 901
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 243-5900
(800) 658-8898

American Hospice Foundation
1130 Connecticut, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 223-0204
E-mail:ahf@msn.com

Parents of Murdered Children Inc. (POMC)
100 E. Eighth St., B41
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-5683
(888) 818-POMC

American Kidney Fund*
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
(800) 638-8299

Pen-Parents Inc.
(Support network designed for grieving parents and grandparents providing a pen-pal type service)
PO Box 8738
Reno, NV 89507
(702) 826-7332

American Liver Foundation
1425 Pomptom Ave.
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009-1000
(800) 233-0179

Ray of Hope
(For survivors of those who died from suicide) PO Box 2323
Iowa City, IA 52244
(319) 337-9890

American Lung Association*
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(800) LUNG-USA

Salvation Army National Headquarters*
615 Slaters Ln.
PO Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313
(703) 684-5500

American SIDS Institute*
2480 Windy Hill Rd. Suite 380
Marietta, GA 30067
(800) 232-SIDS

SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc.
(For families who have experienced the
death of a baby due to miscarriage,
stillbirth, or neonatal death)
St. Joseph's Health Center
300 1st Capitol Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63001
(800) 821-6819

Association for Death Education and Counseling
342 Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06117-2507
(860) 586-7503

SIDS Alliance*
1314 Bedford Ave., Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21208
(800) 221-7437
(410) 653-8226

Backstoppers
9811 South Forty Drive Suite 3
St. Louis, MO 63124
314-692-0200

Society of Military Widows
5535 Hempstead Way
Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 750-1342

Bereaved Parents of the USA
P.O. Box 95
Park Forest, IL 60466
(630) 971-3490

THEOS Foundation, Inc.
322 Blvd. Of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 471-7779

Bereavement Services/RTS
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center
1910 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 791-4747 or
(800) 362-9567 Ext. 4747

TBI/Tissue Banks International*
815 Parks Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(800) 756-4824

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation*
3910 Warner St.
Kensington, MO 20895
(800) 366-2223
(301) 962-3521

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Inc. (TAPS)
2001 S Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
(800) 959-TAPS
(202) 588-8277

Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB) Inc.*
P.O. Box 91377
Anchorage, AK 99509
(907) 222-5321

United Cerebral Palsy Association*
1660 L St. NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 776-04006
(800) USA-5UCP

The Compassionate Friends*
(Supports families who have experienced the death of a child)
P.O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696
(630) 990-0010

Wings of Lights Inc.
(For families who have experienced the
death of a baby due to miscarriage,
stillbirth, or neonatal death)
16845 N. 29th Ave., Ste 1
Phoenix, AZ 85053
(800) 613-8531

Concerns of Police Survivors
P.O. Box 3199, So. Highway 5
Camdenton, MO 65020
(314) 346-4911

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation*
6931 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20014
(800) 344-4823

Funeral Service Educational Foundation
13625 Bishop's Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005
(877) 402-5900

Grief Magazine
1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 202
Louisville, KY 40219-1927
(800) 346-3087

Hospice Foundation of America
2001 S Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009
(800) 854-3402

HETRICK-BITNER FUNERAL HOME, INC
N. Bitner, Supervisor
Phone: (717) 545-3774
Fax: (717) 545-2325
3125 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109

NEUMYER FUNERAL HOME, INC
G. Kaznowsky, Supervisor
Phone: (717) 233-7814
Fax: (717) 545-2325
1334 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102

RONALD C.L. SMITH FUNERAL HOME
R. Smith, Supervisor
Phone: (717) 834-4515
Fax: (717) 545-2325
325 N. High Street
Duncannon, PA 17020

JESSE H. GEIGLE FUNERAL HOME, INC
V. Miller, Supervisor
Phone: (717) 652-7701
Fax: (717) 545-2325
2100 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110


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