Supporting Children

resources for children and teens

  • Sesame Street Video: “When Families Grieve”

  • The Dougy Center offers resources to grieving children, teens, young adults and parents/caregivers. There are Spanish and Japanese resources as well.

  • National Alliance for Grieving Children connects leaders in the field of childhood grief and provides helpful resources.

  • Good Grief is a nationally recognized organization that provides support to children and teenagers who have lost a family member. Their website has many useful and practical suggestions

  • Coalition to Support Grieving Students | 877.536.2722 or info@grievingstudents.org | This is a practitioner-oriented website designed to provide educators with the information, insights, and practical advice they need to better understand and meet the needs of the millions of grieving kids in America’s classrooms.

  • National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement Experts available to help schools and communities in the U.S and abroad cope in the aftermath of tragedy. They do this through crisis response services, education and training, and advocacy and research.

  • Eluna The mission of Eluna is to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction. They have innovative resources and programs to address the critical needs of children experiencing powerful, overwhelming, and often confusing emotions associated with the death of someone close to them or substance abuse in their family.