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Contact The Compassionate Friends of Santa Cruz + Other Resources
Chapter No. 2382
E-mail:     tcfsantacruz@gmail.com
Phone:     (831) 332-9893
​Address:   P.O. Box 7612
                Santa Cruz, CA  95061-7612

Community Resource Phone List:

Hospice of Santa Cruz

Family Service Agency

Nar Anon

Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)

SOS (Survivors of Suicide)

HAND (Helping After Neonatal Death)
1.888.908.HAND (4263)

    Comprehensive Resource List Below
Compassionate Friends National Organization Website
The Compassionate Friends National organization website includes many wonderful resources including written materials and on-line grief support for families. Some particularly useful links include the following:

      To the Newly Bereaved  
      The Compassionate Friends brochure landing page                       
      National Conference page
      Worldwide Candle Lighting
      Chapter Locator page
      Online Support Community

Contact Us
Please contact us if you would like your organization listed here or above.

The Compassionate Friends of Santa Cruz (TCF of Santa Cruz)
Website: www.tcfsantacruz.com
225 Rooney St.
Santa Cruz, CA 90565-1339
Phone: (831) 332-9893

The Compassionate Friends, Inc. (TCF)
Website: https://www.compassionatefriends.org/
PO Box 3696, 
Oak Brook, IL 60522
Phone: (630) 990-0010 
Email: None given - submission form only

Bereaved Parents of the USA (BPUSA) – grief support/resources for families – very similar to TCF.
Website: https://www.bereavedparentsusa.org/
Bereaved Parents of the USA
National Office
c/o Katherine Corrigan
5 Vanek Road,
Poughkeepsie NY 12603-5403
Phone: (501) 681-1464
Email: bpusaweblinks@gmail.com

Al-Anon:  Transforming Our Losses
(for parents who have experienced the death of a child due to addiction)
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
Congregational Church of Soquel
4951 Soquel Dr., Soquel, CA 95073
In the West Building, to the right of the church
For more information contact either:
Emily 831-278-0333 or
Judith 831-869-1371

Santa Cruz Memorial – Funeral home/memorial planning, grief resources. 
Charter Supporter of TCF of Santa Cruz
Website: http://www.scmemorial.com/
1927 Ocean St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 426-1601
Email: info@scmemorial.com

Twin Lakes Church – Santa Cruz Christian church with grief support groups.
Website: http://www.tlc.org/
2701 Cabrillo College Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
Phone: (831) 465-3368
Email for grief support: Care@tlc.org

Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND) of the Bay Area – Comprehensive pregnancy and infant loss regional support groups, grief support/resources for families and care providers.
Website: https://handsupport.org/
Helping After Neonatal Death
P.O.Box 3693, 
Redwood City, CA 94064
(650) 367-6993

SHARE - Pregnancy and infant loss support.
Website: http://nationalshare.org/
National Share Office
402 Jackson St.
Saint Charles, MO 63301-3468
Phone: (800) 821-6819
Email: info@nationalshare.org

SIDS AMERICA - Faith-based support/resources for bereaved parents of SIDS infants.
Website: http://www.sidsamerica.org/
15954 Jackson Creek Parkway
Suite #303 
Monument, Colorado 80132
Phone: Not provided
Email: None given – submission form only

SIDS NETWORK – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome information, research, and resources.
Website: http://www.sids-network.org/
SIDS Network 
PO Box 267 
Ledyard, Connecticut 06339 
Phone: None given
Email: sidsnet1@sidsnetwork.org

Parents of Murdered Children (POMC): For the families and friends of those who have died by violence.  
Website: http://www.pomc.com/
National POMC
635 West 7th Street, Suite 104
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
Phone: (513) 721-5683
Toll Free: (888) 818-7662 
Email: natlpomc@pomc.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – research, advocacy, aid, support groups for the loved ones of suicide loss, and also offers mental health resources.
Website: https://afsp.org/ 
120 Wall Street
29th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Toll-Free: 1-888-333-AFSP (2377)
T: (212) 363-3500
Email: info@afsp.org 

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOS) – Phone, email, and in-person support groups, other resources for those who’ve lost loved ones to suicide.
Website: https://www.soslsd.org/
PO Box 3297
La Mesa, CA 91944-3297
Phone: (619) 482-0297
Email: info@soslsd.org

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) – Resources for surviving military family members.
Website: https://www.taps.org/
3033 Wilson Blvd. 
Third floor, 
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone – 24/7: (800) 959 – 8277 

American Association for Retired People (AARP) - Promotes healthy aging and offers grief online forums and resources. *** The grief sections were not the easiest to navigate though.***
Website: https://www.aarp.org/
601 E Street, NW
Washington DC 20049
Toll-free Phone: 1-888-687-2277
Email: member@aarp.org  

Hospice Foundation of America – (hospice info), grief-related articles and support group listings.
Website: https://hospicefoundation.org/
1707 L St. NW,
Suite 220
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 457-5811 

GriefNet – internet community/grief (email) support group and other resources. Connected with Kidsaid, below.
Website: http://www.griefnet.org/
PO Box 3272 
Ann Arbor, MI, 48106-3272
Phone: None given
Email: cendra@griefnet.org

Kidsaid.com - online grief support for kids, artistic outlet, info on kids responses to grief. Connected with Grief Net, above.
Website: http://kidsaid.com/ 
PO Box 3272 
Ann Arbor, MI, 48106-3272
Phone: None given