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240 Mt Prospect Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104
973-483-7000

235 Ege Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07304
201-434-2615
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General Grief Resources

Holding a funeral or memorial service for your loved one is a positive first step in the grieving process. Family members and friends get a chance to say their goodbyes, and at the same time, they get to share strong feelings with one another.

In the days, weeks and months following the service, people continue to need others to lean on for understanding, encouragement and guidance. For that reason, many local and national support groups have formed. These groups provide a common place and a comforting environment for expressing emotions through each phase of the grieving process. To learn more, click on the links below, or discuss grief counseling and support options with your funeral director.

AARP Grief & Loss  

Website: http://www.aarp.org/griefandloss

a collection of resources and an on-line support community.

American Cancer Society   

Website: http://www.cancer.org

Support to cancer patients, family and friends.

Growth House  

Website: http://www.growthhouse.org

Discusses hospice care, dying with dignity, terminal illness, grief and bereavement.

GROWW.org  

Website: http://www.groww.org

message boards, resource listings and secure chat rooms for the grieving.

National Funeral Directors Association  

Website: http://www.nfda.org/page.php?pID=21

Frequently Asked Questions about grief.

WidowNet   

Website: http://www.widownet.org

an information and support resource for, and by, widows and widowers.



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