• The Brook House: Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Hospice www.brookhavenhospital.org
    This hospice based in Patchogue, Long Island offers bereavement groups for adults and children in Suffolk County only, including young widows/widowers, adults grieving loss of parents or grandparents, survivors of suicide and others. No fee.
  • Calvary Hospital/Hospice
    Offers sibling bereavement support groups on Wednesday evenings at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx.  Anyone interested must call and schedule an intake sesssion before registering.  Please contact Kristen Finneran, MS, at 718-518-2270 or kfinneran@calvaryhospital.org. No fee.  Also offers young spouse group, teen bereavement group, a men’s group, and a group for parents whose adult child has died (Mondays, 11am-12:30 pm in the Bronx).
  • The Compassionate Friends – Long Island Chapters  www.compassionatefriends.org
    This national organization has local chapters with meetings in the following Long Island towns: Babylon, East Quogue, Manhasset, Medford, Rockville Centre, and Syosset. For additional information about Compassionate Friends, contact the National Office or phone 630-990-0010 or (toll-free) 877-969-0010.
  • East End Hospice  www.eeh.org
    This hospice based in West Hampton Beach offers bereavement counseling for children, for men, for families and loved ones of AIDS patients. Groups are primarily for adults, not specific on loss. 12 weeks of focused support with goals set. Bereavement care programs are offered to church groups, therapists, and other civic organizations. In addition, run bereavement camp for children of all ages on Shelter Island.
  • Good Shepherd Hospice  http://goodshepherdhospice.chsli.org 
    This hospice offers ongoing (weekly) groups for adults – loss of spouse, parent and general loss – at Mercy Hospital (Wed. evenings) and at their center in Port Jefferson (Wed. afternoons).  Individual and family counseling available in both Melville and Port Jefferson.  Call 631-465-6300 for more information.
  • Guardian Angels Perinatal Support http://www.stkilian.com/gaps
    Holds support group meetings for those suffering from perinatal (pregnancy and infant) loss in Farmingdale, NY on the first Friday of the month.  Also offers telephone support at (516) 249-8589.
  • Hospice Care Network  www.hospicecarenetwork.org
    The Hospice Care Network offers bereavement programs (8 weeks) for adults and children ages 4-18. Programs are free and open to the community. Pre-registration required.
  • Joe’s Project – support group in Suffolk Co. for survivors of suicide  Family Service League New suicide response program offered by the Family Service League with funding from the Suffolk Co. Legislature.  Call 1-888-375-2228 for more information.
  • The Neighborhood House (TNH) of Sayville, Founder and CEO is Michelle Virga. 631-589-0055.  Email: mvirga.lcsw@gmail.com
  • Rehabspot.com-website is designed to not only assist individuals who are struggling with an addiction, but also their loved ones in providing tips on how to go about helping a loved one in need. There is a specific section dedicated to grief and substance abuse.  www.Rehabspot.com/Grief
  • The Mindful Place offers Long Island mindfulness meditation and stress reduction (MBSR) courses, events, seminars, guided meditations, and more. https://themindfulplace.net/
  • Positively Pink – A Breast Cancer Charity in Stony Brook, NY.  Website: https://positivelypink.org/
  • GRASP – GRASP is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a safe, non-judgmental forum, so that people grieving the loss of a loved one to substance use/overdose may share their feelings, stories, struggles, strategies and support with each other – grasphelp.org
  • Birth Injury Justice Center – The Birth Injury Justice Center was created as a helpful resource focused on victims of birth injuries and their families. Their mission is to provide legal information and guidance and serve all families with disabilities caused by physical birth injuries.  Website: www.childbirthinjuries.com/birth-injury
  • Grief2Growth – Brian D Smith, Grief Guide | Life Coach | eBusiness Expert. Website: https://www.grief2growth.com/
  • The Teagan Ansley Foundation – A national foundation supporting parents and family members that have lost a NICU or stillborn child. Webpage: Teaganansley.org
  • Luella’s Lodge (luellaslodge.org)
  • The Office of Crime Victim Advocate (OCVA) was created to ensure that victims of crime and witnesses to crime in Nassau County are afforded all the legal rights, protections, and assistance they are entitled to under the law. The Office of Crime Victim Advocate is committed to treating victims and witnesses with dignity, fairness, and respect: nassaucountyny.gov/1608/Office-of-Crime-Victim-Advocate
  • PROJECT HOPE – nyprojecthope.org including contacts:
  • Jeanne Morrison, Team Leader at charlesevanscenter.org 
  • Gina Ocello, Team Leader for Project Hope, NY at empowerli.org 
  • Nicole Maio, Project Hope, Crisis Counselor at https://www.mhanc.org/nyprojecthope/

Listing of resources does not imply an endorsement by COPE and is included to provide sources of useful information for bereaved families.