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Josiesplace.org

Welcome to Josie's Place for Bereaved Youth and Families

Resources: Grief Support for Children and Teens

San Francisco

Josie’s Place for Bereaved Youth and Families


info@josiesplace.org

www.josiesplace.org


415.513.6343


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

Alameda County

Circle of Care

Program of the East Bay Agency for Children


2540 Charleston St

Oakland, CA 94602


510.531.7551 x3195


circleofcare@ebac.org

www.ebasc.org


Counseling and peer support groups for children, teens and their families

San Mateo County

Oaktree Bereavement Center

1500 Perez Drive

P.O.Box #1827

Pacifica, CA 94044


OaktreeBC@sbcglobal.net

www.oaktreebereavement.org


Offers support groups for teens and adults and individual counseling.

Pathways Hospice

395 Oyster Point Blvd. #128

So. San Francisco, CA 94080

510.613.2002


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

650.685.2852


Groups and individuals

Mission Hospice and Home Care

1670 S. Amphlett Blvd., Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

650.554.1000


Individual counseling for children and teens

Santa Clara County

Kara/Palo Alto, CA

www.kara-grief.org

457 Kingsley Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

(650) 321-5272 

Counseling and peer support groups for children, teens and adults

Grief Camps for Children and Teens

Camp Erin

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

www.hospicesantacruz.org and

Community Hospice www.hospiceheart.org Modesto, CA

209.578.6300

Camp Tawonga

131 Steuart Street, Suite 460 

San Francisco, CA 94105


(415) 543-2267 

(415) 543-5417 fax 

info@tawonga.org


Grief and Growing Bereavement Weekend.

Comfort Zone Camp www.comfortzonecamp.org

Offered their first No. California camp in January 2015

Camp Hope – California  http://www.camphopeca.com/

Sierra Hospice Camp HUG  http://sierrahospice.com/Camp%20Hug.htm

National Resources

The Dougy Center

www.dougy.org

Online bookstores - books and other resources for purchase

Compassion Books, Inc.

http://www.compassionbooks.com/

7036 State Hwy 80 South

Burnsville, NC 28714


To place an order for books:

Call: 1-800-970-4220


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

http://www.centering.org/

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

http://www.centerforloss.com/

3735 Broken Bow Rd., Fort Collins, CO 80526

970.226.6050


Online bookstore. Dr. Wolfelt, Founder and Director, is the author of several books on grief available for purchase.