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Here is a list of links that we have found helpful to the families we serve in our region. UNITE strives to help each parent that contact us with literature, group meetings and phone support. However, sometimes it is more comforting if support comes from closer to home. We have also included some links to sites that may help if you live outside the Philadelphia area.
 
Please remember -- the information and views expressed in the sites below are those of the site authors, and are not necessarily shared by UNITE, Inc.

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The Tears Foundation
The TEARS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to compassionately lift a financial burden from families who have lost a baby by providing funds to assist with the cost of burial or cremation services.
We believe that every baby's life deserves to be honored and memorialized in accordance with the grieving parents' wishes and are committed to helping bereaved parents with this experience.
We also believe that every grieving parent deserves access to ongoing bereavement support. Therefore, we also offer parents comprehensive bereavement care in the form of grief support groups and peer companions.
Our NJ Location:
Center for Pregnancy & Infant Loss
1924 State Highway 35, Suite 9C, 
Old Tudor Village, Wall, NJ 07719
Office: 848-469-8180 or Margaret at 732-694-8706
Email: newjerseychapter@thetearsfoundation.org
The office is open for your use on Wednesday from 9:30am – 2:30pm and Thursdays from 9am - 6pm.
The Center for Pregnancy & Infant Loss is a place where people can come to talk about their babies, obtain reading materials and other resources, and receive emotional support.


The Center for Grieving Children
Previously known as The Center for Grieving Children, Teens, and Families has shortened its name.  A non-profit organization offering grief support for families and children after a significant loss.  As of August 2012, The Center moved to a new, more centrally located building in East Falls.  Their address is 3300 Henry Avenue, Suite 110, Philadelphia, PA 19129.  For more information visit the site at www.grievingchildren.org or call 267-437-3123

Peter’s Place
A Center for Grieving Children and Families located in Radnor, PA .  Peter’s place provides grief support services to children 4-17 years old and young adults, ages 18-25 years who have experienced the death of someone significant in their lives. Their address is 150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite F130, Radnor, PA  19087.  For more information, visit the site at: www.petersplaceonline.org or call 610-687-5150


The Compassionate Friends
Compassionate Friends provides support following the loss of an older child. For information on a group in your area visit this site at www.compassionatefriends.org, or call 1-877-969-0010.

SHARE
For those of you outside the Philadelphia metropolitan area, SHARE can provide you with a link to support following the loss of a baby. Visit this site at www.nationalshareoffice.com or call 1-800-821-6819.

A Place to Remember
A Place to Remember is full of resources for the bereaved parent as well as caregivers. Visit this site at www.aplacetoremember.com, or call 1-800-631-0973.

Centering Corporation
Bereavement resources for parents as well as caregivers. Visit the site at www.centering.org or call 1-402-553-1200.

The Dougy Center
National Grief and Loss Center for children and families -- for those families outside the Philadelphia region. Please visit www.dougy.org for more information.

CLIMB - Center for Loss in Multiple Birth Center for Loss in Multiple Support -- offers online support for those who have had the loss of one or more of their babies in a multiple pregnancy. .

Public Health Resources provided by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
 A comprehensive directory of health services, events and information for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.  

www.mend.org
 M.E.N.D. (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death) is a Christian, non-profit organization that reaches out to families who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.  They have a variety of support groups in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex—also have Chapters in NW Arkansas, Kansas, Nacogdoches, Houston, Texarkana, and Georgia.

www.missingGRACE.org 
Missing GRACE Foundation provides resources and support for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, infant loss, or adoption and to advocate for comprehensive, patient-focused prenatal care for all women.

Hygeia Foundation, Inc.
 The Hygeia Foundation is an international community offering compassion, empathy and support for families who have endured the tragedy of miscarriage, stillbirth, and neonatal/infant loss.  Online since 1995 with over 29,000 members, which provides programs to educate, counsel and support families who grieve the loss of a pregnancy or newborn child.  The Hygeia Foundation, Inc. and Institute for Perinatal Loss and Bereavement opened its first headquarters September 1, 2006 providing group meetings located at 413 Temple Street, New Haven, CT USA 06511.  For more information, please call 1-800-893-9198

www.thecarer.co.uk
 TheCarer.co.uk: Tips and advice to all carers on getting help, everyday practicalities, accommodation, health issues, money matters and bereavement.

Grief Support – Center for Life Transition:  Bradley & Son Funeral Homes
Bradley Funeral Homes not only assists with funeral arrangements, cremation and memorial services in Morris, Essex and Union counties in north Jersey. but also provides grief support.   Bringing care and comfort during life's most difficult moment.