Bereavement Counseling

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Programs that provide emotional support, problem-solving assistance, information and guidance for people who have recently lost a loved one. Included are counseling programs for widows and widowers, children who have lost a parent, parents who have lost a child and people who are in other similar situations. (AIRS RP-1400.8000-100)

765 West Shore Road
Warwick, RI 02889
Phone: 401-921-0980
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Organization Name: Gateway Healthcare
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Address:
765 West Shore Road
Warwick, RI 02889
Phone: 401-921-0980
Fax: 401-921-0587
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All of our groups are currently being held virtually via Zoom. Contact us for more information by emailing Ryan Loiselle at r.loiselle@friendsway.org.

FRIENDS WAY offers open-ended groups for children ages 3 to 18 and their families following the death of a significant person in their lives. There is no fee charged for participation in our programs. All sessions are facilitated by a qualified clinician and professionally trained volunteers.

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Rhode Island’s only bereavement center dedicated to serving children and teens, ages three to eighteen, and their families.

FRIENDS WAY remains steadfast in our commitment of providing peer support to grieving families in a safe, nurturing environment and is staffed with mental health professionals and extensively trained volunteers from the community who assist children and their families through their grief with comfort and support from peers struggling with similar feelings of loss.

FRIENDS WAY is a division of Gateway Healthcare, a Lifespan partner. With multiple locations throughout Rhode Island, Gateway is the largest provider of behavioral health care services in the state and serves more than 15,000 clients annually.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/17/2021
10 Dail Drive
North Providence, RI 02911
Phone: 401-231-9229
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Organization Name: The Compassionate Friends (TCF)
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Address:
10 Dail Drive
North Providence, RI 02911
Phone: 401-231-9229
Services Provided:
  • Monthly support group meetings
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Resource library and literature on grieving
  • Annual Candle Lighting Ceremony the second Sunday in December
    Remembrance Garden in downtown Providence
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The Compassionate Friends (TCF) Providence Chapter, a national, nonprofit support organization that offers friendship, understanding, and hope to families who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause.

The secret of TCF’s success is simple: As seasoned grievers reach out to the newly bereaved, energy that has been directed inward begins to flow outward and both are helped to heal. Our vision is that everyone who needs us will find us and everyone who finds us will be helped.

There is no religious affiliation and all are welcome.

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 6/28/2021
RI
Phone: 888-528-9077
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Organization Name: HopeHealth
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RI
Phone: 888-528-9077
Email: Information@HopeHealthCo.org
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Camp BraveHeart , ages 4-17 who have experienced loss.

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Hosts Camp Braveheart, ages 4-17, a camp for those children who have experienced loss. link

Camp program was available virtually in 2020. 


Pediatric Care (PediPal) PediPal is our palliative care program for children and families in Massachusetts.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/21/2021
3285 SOUTH COUNTY TRAIL, STE 2B
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone: 401-282-9502 Crisis Line: 401-282-9502
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Organization Name: Counseling For Wellness, Inc.
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3285 SOUTH COUNTY TRAIL, STE 2B
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Phone: 401-282-9502
Crisis Line: 401-282-9502
Text: 401-282-9502
Fax: 401-398-8945
Email: tammy@counselingforwellnessri.com
Wheelchair Access: yes
Languages Spoken: English
Services Provided: Individual, couple, and family counseling services treating children, adolescents and adults.
Provider Profiles: Master of Clinical Social Work, Boston College.
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Certified Infant Massage Therapist
Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/27/2020
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PO Box 1739
Wake Forest, NC 27588
Phone: 800-395-5755
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PO Box 1739
Wake Forest, NC 27588
Phone: 800-395-5755
Fax: 919-562-2114
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Email: info@griefshare.org
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Anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Services Provided: A national group providing online seminars and support groups led by people familiar with the grieving process. Provides daily e-mail of encouragement. Sign-up available through website.

  • Bereavement Support Groups
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone: 800-221-7437 Crisis Line: 800-221-7437
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Organization Name: CJ First Candle
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Address:
New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone: 800-221-7437
Crisis Line: 800-221-7437
Toll Free Phone: 800-221-7437
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Email: info@cjfirstcandle.org
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Open to all who have lost a baby

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Provides 24 hour crisis counseling line for anyone who has lost a baby. Grief support for those who have suffered a loss due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other sleep-related infant deaths and stillbirth.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/17/2021