- National SIDS Resource Center
A national resource for information about sudden infant death syndrome; referrals to local organizatins and support groups for those affected by SIDS.
- American Association of Suicidology
- National Organization for Victim Assistance
Crisis intervention, counseling, training and assistance for victims and survivors of violent crime and disaster.
- National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children
Support for survivors of homicide.
- SHARE-Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc.
A national mutual-help group for parents and siblings who have experienced miscarriage, still birth, ectopic pregnancy, or early infant death.
- Widowed Persons Service (WPS), American Association of Retired Services
Offers programs, literature and other resources for the widowed.
- Bereaved Parents of the USA
A national support group with many local chapters serving bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings.
- Concerns of Police Survivors
A support group for all law enforcement officers and their family membes who have been affected by death and bereavement.
- Dougy Center
Support Groups and information for grieving children.
- National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved
Provides educational resources and support services for the bereaved.
- American Childhood Cancer Organization
An international network of support groups for parents of children who have or have had cancer.
- The Compassionate Friend
An international support group with numerous local chapters serving bereaved parents and siblings.
- Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
Offers support and assistance to all member of the armed services who have been impacted by death and bereavement.
Human Service Organizations
- American Cancer Society
- American Diabetes Association
- American Heart Association
- American Kidney Association
- National Kidney Foundation
- Social Security
If the deceased was receiving Social Security benefits, you need to contact the Social Security Office to report the death. If you think you may be eligible for survivor's benefits, you should also contact them to apply.
- Military Honors
According to the Department of Defense (DOD), "The rendering of Military Funeral Honors is a way to show the Nation's deep gratitude to those who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully defended our country. This ceremonial paying of respect is the final demonstration a grateful Nation can provide to the veterans' families."