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Grief Support

Holding a funeral or memorial service for your loved one is a first step in the grieving process. During this time, family and friends have an opportunity to say their goodbyes, share strong emotions, and comfort one another.

In the days, weeks and months following the service, people continue to need others to lean on for understanding, encouragement and guidance. Local and national support groups are available to help during this time of transition.



Local and Nationwide Grief Resources



AIDS Family Services- 1092 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209 

Behavioral Health Services/NFMMC- 621 Tenth Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14302 (716) 278-4000

Bereaved Parents of the USA- 150 Bennett Road, Life Transition Center, Cheektowaga, NY 14227 (716) 675-3844

Bereavement - Niagara Hospice- 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094-1231 (716) 280-0777

Bereavement & Grief Support - Buffalo General Hospital
760 Ellicott Street, St Jude Center, Buffalo, NY 14203 (716) 859-2194

Bereavement Services at Women & Children's Hospital- 219 Bryant Street, Buffalo, NY 14222 (716) 878-7773

Bereaved Parents USA- A nationwide organization designed to aid & support bereaved parents and their families.

Camp Blue Skies - Life Transitions Center- 1140 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209 (716) 332-5900

CMH Counseling- 153 West Utica Street, Buffalo, NY 14222 (716) 884-7569

Essential Care For Children Program - Center for Hospice- 225 Como Park Boulevard, Cheektowaga, NY 14227 (716) 686-8006

Fernside Online- An online resource for grieving children.

Footprints of the Heart Support Group - Life Transitions Center
M. Steven Piver Center, 2121 Main St., Seton Professional B, Buffalo, NY 14214 (716) 862-1678

Greater Buffalo Counseling Centers Inc.- 3334 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 (716) 833-5993

National SIDS and Infant Death Program Support Center- Provides research, education & support for families dealing with SIDS.

Niagara Grief Center - Mental Health Association- 36 Pine Street, Lockport, NY 14094 (716) 433-3780

Outpatient Counseling and Treatment Center - Dale Association- 89 B River Road, North Tonawanda NY 14120 (716) 693-9961

Sudden Infant & Child Death Resource Center- 60 Dingens Street, Buffalo NY 14206 (716) 822-0919

The Compassionate Friends- Supports families who have experienced the death of a child.

The Dougy Center- The first center in the US to provide peer support groups for grieving children. They provide support and training locally, nationally & internationally to individuals & organizations seeking to assist children in grief.

Widows' Group - YWCA of the Tonawandas- 49 Tremont Street, North Tonawanda NY 14120 (716) 692-5580