In times of crisis and loss, it is important to remember that

If you're looking for help with the recent loss of a loved one, or you're feeling a sense of loss, the New Jersey Probate team is happy to provide a list of loss counselors to help support you in your time of need. They include New Jersey (NJ) loss, grief, and bereavement Therapists ready to help at a moment’s notice.

Programs in New Jersey

The Alcove Center for Grieving Children & Families
950 Tilton Road, Suite 108
Northfield, NJ 08225
(609) 484-1133
Comfort Zone Camp
110B Meadowlands Parkway, Suite 301
Secaucus, NJ 07094
(201) 867-2077
Comfort Zone offers free grief resources, resilience training and ongoing support to children who have suffered the loss of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver.  Our programs focus on the strengths of each child, empowering them to grieve, heal and grow in healthy ways.
Common Ground Grief Center
67 Taylor Avenue
Manasquan, NJ 08736
Phone: 732-606-747
Good Grief, Inc.
38 Elm Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
(908) 522-1999
Services offered: Peer-support programs for children and teens (3-18), young adults (18-30), and surviving parent(s). Good Grief also provides educational workshops and seminars to hospitals, hospices, schools, medical and mental health professionals, businesses and corporations throughout New Jersey
Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss
1 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 264-3100
Year-round peer grief support center for children age 3-18 coping with loss due to the death of a parent or sibling. Concurrent support groups are available for parents and guardians. Adult peer support groups are available for young adults 18-30, adults 30-50 and adults 50 and up who are coping with loss due to the death of a spouse, parent, child, sibling or other significant person.  On-site bereavement and crisis support and educational workshops and presentations are available for business, corporations, schools and community agencies.  Programs for children and families coping with terminal or chronic illness will start in 2013.
Lisa Athan, M.A.
Grief Recovery Specialist, Grief Educator, Executive Director

15 Cayuga Court
Springfield, NJ 07081
(973) 912-0177
Services offered: Presentations on grief and loss for schools, colleges & universities, hospitals, agencies, and as a keynote for conferences, speaking to students, faculty and parents. A Grief Recovery Specialist seeing teens, adults, couples and families who are coping with different types of loss.
American & NJ Self-Help Group Clearinghouses
Saint Clare's Behavioral Health Services

375 E. McFarlan St.
Dover, NJ 07801
(973) 989-1122
Children's Art Therapy Program at Riverview
1 Riverview Plaza
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 530-2382
GoodGrief Coaching
21 Lakeside Lane
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 270-2308
Griefwork Center, Inc.
PO Box 5177
Kendall Park, NJ 08824
(732) 422-0400
Hearts & Crafts Grief Counseling
60 E. Main Street
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 818-9399
PO Box 410
Montville, NJ 07045
(973) 224-6900
JFK Medical Center
Haven Children’s Program: Growing through Grief
Haven Hospice

65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08818-3059
(732) 321-7769
Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center
61 Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Kids Connect/Parents Connect Bereavement Groups
The Wellness Community of Central New Jersey

3 Crossroads Drive
Bedminster, NJ 07921
(908) 658-5400
Samaritan Center for Grief Support
5 Eves Drive
Marlton, New Jersey 08053
(800) 596-8550
Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Program
Lorri Caffrey
549 Pompton Ave., Ste. 197
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
(800) 620-7832
SUDC serves families across the USA and beyond.  We are not just a NJ-based organization.
Wings of Hope Programs for Continuing Support Services
PO Box 443
Medford, NJ 08055
(609) 714-0868
My Sister's Kids
Peer support for Children, Teens & Families

Dorothy Snyder

377 Dutch Mill Rd.
PO Box 878
Malaga, NJ 08328
(856) 357-2321
Peer support groups meet the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month. We meet @ 6:30 PM for a meal followed by our peer support defined by age.
Journeys Program

Laura V. Loumeau-May, MPS, ATR-BC, LPC

Valley Home Care, Inc.
15 Essex Rd., Ste. 409
Paramus, NY 07652
(201) 291-6000 x7133
Journeys serves children 3 thru teens coping with the life threatening illness or death of a family member. We offer individual, family and group therapy. The program is run by Masters level credentialed art therapists (ATR-BC) who also have LPC's. There is a moderate fee for the program.
National Grief Resources
ADEC: The Thanantology Association
National Kidney Foundation: Home for Donor Families
AARP Grief and Loss Programs
Good Grief
Death of a Child
Imagine NJ: A Center for Coping with Loss
The Compassionate Friends
First Candle: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Alliance
Share: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support
Alive Alone
Bereaved Parents of the USA
Homicide Support
National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children
National Organization for Victim Assistance
Suicide Support
American Association of Suicidology
Survivors of Suicide
Loss of Loved One Serving in Armed Services
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
H.O.P.E. – Helping Other People Evolve