Free Bereavement Services for Grieving Families

The American Hospice Association, a national non-profit corporation, offers bereavement services, at no cost, to members of the community in which they are located. A wide variety of services is available to individuals and families including: individual and family counseling; support groups for all ages; therapeutic group activities for children; bereavement camps for children and teenagers; educational programs to assist families in understanding the multiple facets of grief; person-person contact including home visits, written correspondence, and ongoing telephone support; critical incident stress management, and lending libraries which provide informational and inspirational books, videos, and articles for children, adolescents, and adults. Contact American Hospice Association , 2120 L Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037; 202-223-0204; Fax: 202-223-0208; {ahf@msn.com}; {www.americanhospice.org/ahfdb.htm}.

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