Josie’s Place for Bereaved Youth and Families
mailing address: 3288-21st St. #139
San Francisco, CA 94110
Offers concurrent ongoing grief support groups at no cost for children, teens and the
adults in their lives. Groups meet twice a month in the evening in the Sunset District.
Contact: Pat Murphy, Director
Hospice by the Bay
San Francisco and Marin locations
Bereavement information and registration line: 415.526.5699
Individual grief counseling for children and teens
395 Oyster Point Blvd. #128
So. San Francisco, CA 94080
Individual counseling available to the community at no charge for up to a year following a death.
Sutter VNA and Hospice- San Mateo
700 S. Claremont Street, Suite 220
San Mateo, CA 94402
Groups and individuals
Mission Hospice and Home Care
1670 S. Amphlett Blvd., Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94402
Individual counseling for children and teens
Kara/Palo Alto, CA
457 Kingsley Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Counseling and peer support groups for children, teens and adults
Weekend camp for grieving children and teens – provided by both Hospice by the Bay (held in August) and Kara.(held in July) See their contact information above – as well as:
Hospice of Santa Cruz County, Mt. Herman Redwood Camp 841.430.3000
Community Hospice www.hospiceheart.org Modesto, CA
131 Steuart Street, Suite 460
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 543-5417 fax
Grief and Growing Bereavement Weekend.
Comfort Zone Camp www.comfortzonecamp.org
Offered their first No. California camp in January 2015
The Dougy Center
Compassion Books, Inc.
7036 State Hwy 80 South
Burnsville, NC 28714
To place an order for books:
Compassion Books is a great resource for books for children, teens and adults to help them through serious illness, death and dying and bereavement.
The Centering Corporation
7230 Maple Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68134
Toll-Free Number: 866-218-0101
The Centering Corporation is another great resource for books, dvds for children, teens and adults to help them through serious illness, death and dying and bereavement.
Center for Loss and Life Transition
3735 Broken Bow Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80526
Online bookstore. Dr. Wolfelt, Founder and Director, is the author of several books on grief available for purchase.