Please Note: LiveOnNY provides the following resources to our donor families and to all those who have suffered loss. We will continue to add to this list on an ongoing basis.
However, while LiveOnNY works as partners with some of these organizations and website owners, LiveOnNY does not in any way vouch for these programs nor for their website content; nor does LiveOnNY accept any responsibility for those users who may partake in their programs or resources. By visiting these websites, you understand that you are leaving the LiveOnNY website.
AARP Grief and Loss Program
AARP Grief and Loss Program is an outreach program in which trained widowed volunteers offer support to newly widowed persons of all ages. Services include one-to-one outreach, educational meetings, support groups, guest speakers, online discussion groups, publications and training materials, referrals to community resources and social activities. www.aarp.org/griefprograms
Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) is a national nonprofit self-help group that offers support, understanding, compassion and hope especially to the newly bereaved, be they bereaved parents grandparents or siblings struggling to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings. BP/USA is open to all parents, grandparents and siblings regardless of the age or the circumstances of the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings. www.bereavedparentsusa.org
Beyond Indigo is an online community for families and professionals that contains links such as message boards, chats, grief support, after loss, emotional planners, articles, relaxation techniques and more. www.beyondindigo.com
Compassion Books has over 400 resources to help children and adults through serious illness, death, loss, grief and bereavement. Reviewed and selected by knowledgeable professionals. www.compassionbooks.com
This is the online home of the National Donor Family Council. You can find support from other families here, remember a loved one, or learn about other resources to help on your journey.
This newsletter is now available for online viewing in PDF. www.kidney.org/transplantation/donorFamilies/infoFTWGG.cfm
This is LifeNet's new extensive bereavement support Web site aimed to promote healing and peace for organ and tissue donor families.