Bereaved Parent Support Group

Hosted by the Supportive Care Department of UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Date: Second Wednesday of each month

Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Children's Home of Pittsburgh and Lemieux Family Center
5234 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Free parking is available.

Questions about our Bereaved Parent Support Group? Please contact Lori Malazich.

Lori Malazich
Bereavement Coordinator
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Phone: 412-692-3585

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.