Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIDS
This organization serves individuals and families affected by a SIDS death.
11344 Coloma Road, Suite 560, Gold River, CA 95670-6304
1 (800) 369-7437 or (916) 851-7437 Mon. Fri. 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sharing Parents – www.sharingparents.org
Support group for those whose babies have died from time of conception through early infancy due to miscarriage, prenatal decisions, stillbirths, genetic defects, prematurely or early infant deaths. Facilitated by trained group member. No fees. Contact them at (916) 424-5150.
Children’s Bereavement Art Group
Groups for children to express their grief through art activities. Facilitated by art therapist with background in childhood grief. For children ages 4-16. No fees. Call the hospice most convenient to you – Mercy Hospice/Sacramento at (916) 281-3900, or Auburn Faith Hospice/Auburn at (530) 886-6650.
Bereavement Network Resources of Sacramento – www.griefhelpsacramento.com
Bereavement Resources provides information and referrals to groups and services related to grief in the greater Sacramento area. Their 24 hour voice mail takes your name and someone returns your call. They have free weekly meetings, sometimes with speakers, other times specifically “sharing” groups. Call 916-557-5882.
Compassionate Friends – www.compassionatefriends.org
This is a free support group for parents who are grieving the death of a child. Call (916) 457-4096.