Online Support

Websites that offer support online can be a comfort to those grieving. Whether you have a busy schedule, are uncomfortable sharing in-person, or simply prefer an online support group, these websites offer an alternative to traditional in-person support groups or counseling.

General Online Support
Support for LOSS OF PARENT
Support for Children and Teen Grievers
Support for Loss of a Child or Infant
Support for loss of a spouse or Partner
Support for loss due to Substance Use
Support for Loss Due to Suicide
Support for Loss Due to Homicide
Support for Families of Road or air Crash Victims
General Online Support

This interactive website is meant for grieving individuals to discuss their experience, honor their loved one, and learn about grief and loss.

An online community designed to connect those who are grieving based on background and similar experiences for chats and in-person meeting opportunities.

The Center for Loss and Life Transition, run by Dr. Alan Wolfelt, is dedicated to helping people who are grieving and those who care for them. The site offers extensive resources for those wishing to learn more about the grief experience.

An internet community for people dealing with grief, death, and loss.

This is a website with a mission to promote grief education, exploration, and expression in both practical and creative ways​. They do this through their blog, e-courses, webinars and events. This website offers information that is helpful for grievers and grief professionals alike.

This site combines elements of medicine, psychiatry, poetry, prose, and images to provide resources and support to those who have experienced loss.

Support for those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in our Armed Forces or as a result of his or her service.

Offers a grief blog, podcasts, guided meditations, and more.

The Grief Resource Network features the entire spectrum of services, assistance, comfort and guidance for those who are suffering from the loss of a loved one. Some specific areas include government resources, crisis relief assistance, meetings/events, regional service providers, grief related research studies/data as well as book and movie recommendations.

The My Grief Angels site offers free grief online courses,resources, mobile app, and a live volunteer community. 

The My Grief Angels site offers free grief online courses,resources, mobile app, and a live volunteer community.

Support for loss of PARENT

Mother loss is a life long grief journey. The scars go deep and the pain is relentless. It affects every aspect of a woman’s being, regardless of age of loss or how the loss occurred. The hole is deep and filled with many emotions. This online support group will focus on the journey and the difficult obstacles that get in the way to healing.

Cancer Care's loss of a parent support group provides a safe space to connect with others who have lost a parent to cancer. This group is led by an oncology social worker who provides emotional and practical support.

This website started as a way to connect those who have lost mothers, fathers, or both parents, at any age, through art, writing, and focusing on the positive, despite these circumstances that have changed them forever. Losing a parent could be anything from cancer, illness, sudden death, divorce, separation, being adopted, growing up not knowing who your mother or father was or being cut off from parents because of  sexuality or life decisions.

Support for loss of sibling

Provides a safe and compassionate community for twinless twins to experience healing and understanding. Twinless Twins provides support for twins and other multiples who have lost their twin due to death at any age.

Support for Children and Teen Grievers

The Dougy Center provides a safe place for grieving children, teens, and young adults and their families to share their experiences through peer support groups, education, and training.

This site, developed by Comfort Zone Camp, Inc., provides online community support, interactive Memorial Walls, and grief resources.

The National Alliance for Grieving Children is a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death. This site provides education and resources, as well as a search tool for finding support in your area.

Support for Loss of a Child or Infant

The Center for Infant and Child Loss is committed to ensuring Maryland families facing the sudden loss of an infant or child have access to bereavement interventions, counseling, and information.

Share is a community for anyone who experiences the tragic death of a baby. With over 75 chapters in 29 states, their services include phone support, support groups, resource packets, memorial events, and more.

An online magazine for those who have suffered infertility, a miscarriage, still birth, or the death of an infant.

Project designed to reach out to all bereaved dads and to provide a place to share their story.

Support anyone who has experienced the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling. Local chapters may offer in-person support groups.

For those whose only child or all children are deceased.

For parents and family living with the loss of a child.

An online support group for families grieving the death of a child.

For newly bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings.  

PSI offers an online Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support group to help connection for mothers grieving the loss of their baby. It is led by PSI trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved mothers find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss.

Dedicated to helping families and friends survive the loss of a child across Maryland. They host various events, provide scholarship opportunities, and invite people to connect and honor their loss. 

A closed online support community consisting of parents and grandparents grieving the death of a child. MWAH offers a safe and secure place to get support, comfort, advice, and ideas from others who are also grieving the death of a baby or child.

Support for loss of a spouse or Partner

This group is for women of any age who’ve lost a spouse.

(YWOW) is a community of widows and widowers that have lost their spouse or life partner too early in life. They have have members from their 20s to their 80s.

Providing information, email lists, online chat, and a message board for widows and widowers.

Grieving support for widows and widowers.

Grief support for men who have lost a spouse or significant other.

Support for loss due to Substance Use

Provides support and guidance to those who have lose a loved one due to substance use.

​GRASP was created to offer understanding, compassion, and support for those who have lost someone they love through addiction and overdose. ​

Support for Loss Due to Suicide

Provides support opportunities and advocacy/remembrance events offered in addition to education programs and public policy proposals.

Provides online grief support communities.

Provides healing and compassionate support during the aftermath of a suicide.

Provides awareness, education, and support for those who may be suicidal and those experiencing grief in the aftermath of a suicide.

Support for Loss Due to Homicide

A resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them since 1985, their mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

Provides confidential resources and referrals to empower crime victims to regain control, navigate their options, and determine their next steps. The Victim Connect Resource Center serves all individuals who reach out for assistance regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.

Provides support to families and friends of those who have died by violence through monthly chapter meetings and an annual conference.

This site was made to empower survivors of violence to use their stories to create a reduction in violence.

Support for Families of Road or air Crash Victims

This national charity for road crash victims offers a helpline for emotional support, as well as justice and prevention resources.

Grief support for people affected by air disasters.

MADD victim services help victims/survivors with the challenges they face after a crash due to impaired driving.​​