Puget Sound Area Resources

Bridges: A Center for Grieving Children

Bridges offers support groups for children ages 4–18 who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling or who are living with someone who is seriously ill.

Located in Tacoma. Lynn Riegel: 253-272-8266
www.marybridge.org

(click on “Services” and then, “Grief and Loss”)

Cancer Lifeline

Offers a variety of services for individuals and families who are living with cancer. Free classes, consultations, 24-hour support line, and community center are among the services provided.

24-hour support line: 206-297-2500
Classes, consultations and family support: 206-997- 0113
Dorothy O’Brien Center: 206-297-2100
www.cancerlifeline.org

The Compassionate Friends

Grief support following the death of a child of any age; for parents, grandparents, siblings

King County Chapter: 206-241-1139

Center for Grief and Life Transitions

Counseling for older children, adolescents, and families who have experienced grief, trauma, or other changes in their lives. Jinny Tesik, director.

Located in North Seattle: 206-362-9094
www.griefandlifetransitions.com

Crisis Line

Provides 24-hour phone support during periods of individual or family crisis.

Crisis Line: 206-461-3222
Kids’ line: 206-915-7803
Teen line: 206-461-4922

Evergreen Hospice

Evergreen provides peer support groups for children and teens. Parents meet separately in their own group. Art, music, storytelling, and ritual are part of the healing process.

Located in Kirkland: 425-899-1040.
www.evergreenhealthcare.org

Four Seasons Oasis

Seattle bookstore featuring materials on grief and loss, including lots of children’s books. Very supportive staff.

206-726-0500
www.fourseasonsoasis.com

Gilda’s Club

Gilda’s Club provides a warm meeting place for individuals, families and friends living with cancer. Free-of-charge networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a nonresidential, home-like setting.

206-709-1400
www.gildasclubseattle.org

Journey Program

Located at Children’s Hospital in Seattle. Offers support groups for parents who have had a child die. Outreach to schools is also a part of their program.

Jackie Kite: 206-526-2062
www.seattlechildrens.org/our_services/support_services/default.asp

Safe Crossings

Providence Hospice of Seattle. Designed to help children prepare for the death of someone they love. Safe Crossings offers a time-limited support group for children immediately following the death of a loved one.

206-320-4000
www.safecrossings.org

Separation and Loss Services

Virginia Mason in Seattle. Provides services to families after a violent death. Support groups, counseling and psychiatric consultation available.

206-223-6398
www.virginiamason.org/dbseparation/default.htm

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The Healing Center
6409 1/2 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115-6617 (view map)
(206) 523-1206
info@healingcenterseattle.org
Monday - Friday
9AM - 6PM

24 Hour Crisis Line
(206) 461-3222

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