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Grief Support

Below, you will find a collection of articles and links designed to help families through times of grieving. Please feel free to contact your child’s school if we can help with additional resources or assistance at any time. 

How to Help a Grieving Child – The Dougy Center

The Dougy Center is the National Center for Grieving Children & Families, and has an excellent article helping give families some tips on how to help a grieving child.


Centerstone is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to delivering care that changes people’s lives.

KidsAid is a safe place for kids to help each other deal with grief and loss. It’s a place to deal with feelings via an e-mail support group, and a place to share and view artwork and stories. Parents and kids are able to ask questions and find answers via their Q&A section.

Annie’s Hope – The Center for Grieving Kids

Annie’s Hope is a St. Louis based organization providing comprehensive support services for children, teens and their familys who are grieving a death.

Heartlinks Grief Center

Heartlinks Grief Center in Belleville offers counciling services for parents and families, and also has quite a few resources to read on handling grief.