Grief Support Resources

Every person must cope with loss of a loved on his or her own terms.

Grief Support Resources

The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.

At J S Burkholder Funeral Home Inc we offer the following aftercare grief sessions:

»  Adult Support Information Bradbury Sullivan LGBT Community Center

Offers bereavement support for LGBT people who have experienced loss.

»  Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley

»  Center for Loss & Transition A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.

»  Doylestown Hospital Hospice

Offers a variety of support groups and programs that change seasonally.

»  Gentle Yoga for Grief, Stress and Life Transitions

Is currently being offered virtually by Wendy Littner Thompson, M.Ed., LPC, RYT.

»  Grand View Hospital Hospice

Offers groups and services that change seasonally.


Videos, resources, newsletter, and an online therapeutic grief program created by Dr. Jason Troyer.

»  Grief Share

Is a faith-based support group offered throughout the Lehigh Valley.


Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing.  For those who have lost someone to substance use or addiction.

»  Lehigh Valley Health Network

Offers many groups and services for adults and children.

»  OASIS Community Center

Offers a variety of support groups to those grieving a loss due to substance related causes.  Therapist led meetings are held in-person and virtually for bereaved parents and young adults.

»  National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

»  Sesame Street’s When Families Grieve

Educational content and interactive activities to help support children through their grief.

»  Suicide Loss

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has excellent information on risk factors, statistics and education about suicide.  All chapters are run by people who have experienced the suicide of a loved one.

»  The Compassionate Friends

Offers ongoing support for parents, grandparents, and adult siblings grieving the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling.