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DMV Bereavement Support

We hope this list of bereavement resources for local support within the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia areas will be helpful as you start your healing process. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

While you may not be ready for quite some time, we at least want you to have a list of local support groups for when/if you're ready.

Support Groups

DC Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support

Informal group meetings occurring monthly.

University of Maryland: Center for Infant and Child Loss

Counseling and support groups.

SAILS: Stillborn and Infant Loss Support

Information on local and national counseling and support.

The Tears Foundation: Maryland Chapter

Support groups for pregnancy loss, bereaved siblings, termination for medical reasons, fathers and grandparents.

Anaya's Project

Conversations of Hope support group and Grief Recovery Method support group.

Star Legacy Foundation: Maryland Center

Support groups for bereaved parents (also available in Spanish), fathers, grandparent/extended family, and parenting after loss.›

The Healing Instinct

Father's bereavement group. Sliding scale tuition.

MIS Share

Parent-led monthly group support meetings.

J. Mason Foundation

1:1 Bereavement services at no cost.

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