Support Groups and Websites


Angel Baby Network: A support group started to help families who have endured pregnancy, infant or child loss. We meet during the following months: February, April, June, August, October and December. Send us an e-mail at:

Christian Grief Resource web sites: the All Are Precious in His Sight web site has a page that offers Christian grief support web

The Compassionate Friends: A national, mutual assistance, self-help organization offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents and adult siblings. Cincinnati East group: Carol Terbrueggen 513-271-6809, Cincinnati West group: Michael Urbisci 513-205-8291, Cincinnati North group: Karen Pinsky-513-207-8714, Ed Von Bargen-513-518-9358 or Micahel Rapp-513-554-4645 or 513-289-7400.

Companions on a Journey on Grief Support: Perinatal/Neonatal Loss Group: Sheila Munafo-Kanoza 513-870-9108

Grief Beyond Belief-A national, faith-free support network that supports families as they are grieving. Grief Beyond Belief

Hearts: Support Group-Peer led support group for parents who have lost a child through molar or ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, premature birth, stillbirth, neonatal death, SIDS and birth defects.  859-371-7961

Healing Together Support Group: For families who have experienced pregnancy loss or the loss of an infant or young child. 513-705-4056

Loss of an adult child support group: This 7 week program is sponsored by Hospice of Cincinnati at the Goldstein Family Grief Center. Alan Gruber-513-246-9355. This program is also offered in Dayton. Call Hospice of Dayton 937-258-4991.

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)-1-800-522-8641

Parents of Murdered Children: A peer-led support group for families and friends of those who have died by violence. 513-722-7802 or 1-888-818-7662

PLUS (Prayerful, Loving and Understanding Support): Provides support for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn/infant death. Mary Kuenzig-513-300-1537.

Reach Out to Grieving Parents: Peer led support group led by parents who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Meets at the Christ Hospital. Carole Bonno: 513-922-8883.

Stars of HOPE (Helping Overwhelmed Parents Endure): James Ellis 859-301-4611

SIDS Support Group: Bob or Mary Ann Kirsh: 513-941-4490 or the SIDS hotline: 513-636-8000

Support for Grieving Parents: Dayton Children’s Hospital: Mary Ann Swank: 937-641-3463


Support for Fathers

Father Support Network –

The Father Resource Network –

Grief –

Fathers Grieve Too –

Support for Children

Children’s Program, Cancer Family Care: For children and families who have experienced loss of a loved one due to cancer. 513-731-3346.

Companions on a Journey Grief Support: Mending Hearts Program for Grieving Children, Teens and Families is a faith based, ongoing grief support program for children ages 4-18 and their families. 513-870-9108.

Fernside Grief Support – A place of comfort and support for children and teens ages 3-18 and their parents and guardians who have had a death in the family. 513-246-9140.

Grief Support –

The Sibling Connection, grief support –