Bereaved Parent Support Group

Bereaved Parent Virtual Support Group hosted by the Supportive Care Department using the Microsoft Teams app.

Date: 2nd Tuesday of each month

Time: 6:30-8 PM

Questions, contact Melanie Szigethy, Coordinator Sibling Bereavement Camp, 412-748-1596 or

Pittsburgh-area Bereavement Programs

The Highmark Caring Place champions the cause of grieving children by creating awareness of their needs, providing programs for them and their families, and empowering the community to effectively support them. The Caring Place program is a family program that focuses on the needs of children. There is no cost to the families for these groups or for any services provided by the Highmark Caring Place. The Caring Place is a community service, offered to all members of the community, regardless of health insurance.

The Good Grief Center (GGC) provides compassionate support services and resources to individuals of all ages coping with the death of someone important in their life, including a companion animal. Located in western Pennsylvania, GGC offers support to any part of the English-speaking world over the phone by calling 412-224-4700 or toll-free 1-888-474-3388 or through its website.

Free of charge and nonprofit, Our Clubhouse offers a warm, comfortable homelike environment where information is freely exchanged. Our Clubhouse's mission is to create welcoming communities of free support for everyone living with cancer, along with their families and friends. Weekly groups are planned, allowing members the opportunity to cry, laugh, share advice, and learn from one another.

Additional Resources

Websites for those who have lost a loved one

Recommended books

View a list of recommended books for parents, grandparents, caregivers, teens, and children who are grieving.