Grief Resources

National Resources

The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) maintains a directory of member grief centers and professionals across the nation. Ryan’s Place is a member of the NAGC.

The NAGC Mission

The National Alliance for Grieving Children promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them… Because all grieving children deserve a chance to heal.

About the Alliance

The National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) provides a network for nationwide communication between hundreds of professionals and volunteers who want to share ideas, information and resources with each other to better support the grieving children and families they serve in their own communities. Through this network, the NAGC offers online education, hosts an annual symposium on children’s grief, maintains a national data base of children’s bereavement support programs and promotes national awareness to enhance public sensitivity to the issues impacting grieving children and teens.


Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Lifeline-The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness. For more information click here

Crisis Text Line-741741


Additional Resources

Super Sibs Nonprofit organization to honor, support and recognize brothers and sisters of children with cancer.

Cancer Care An online bulletin board offering support for siblings.

Cancer Source Kids For kids with cancer, siblings and parents.

The Arc Peer support and education for brothers and sisters of people with special health/developmental needs.