Saddleback Chapel Offers Support When Coping With Grief & Loss

Grief Support From Saddleback Chapel

The loss of a loved one is perhaps the most difficult experience we encounter during the course of our lifetime. The feelings and emotions that surround this experience can sometimes seem unbearable.

Your friends at Saddleback Chapel understand. Here, we offer you access to supportive services and organizations during those difficult times.

In addition, we invite you to visit the resources section of our website for a variety of services to assist in addressing grief and loss in your family, including our comprehensive grief library, caregiver library, and the many links available at our concierge service.

Feel free to contact us when seeking appropriate resources to help manage your feelings of grief and loss.

Support for Coping with Grief & Loss

The Center for Loss and Life Transition is a private organization dedicated to furthering our understanding of and compassion for the complex set of emotions we call grief. This organization is dedicated to helping both the bereaved, by walking with them in their unique life journeys, and bereavement caregivers, by serving as their educational liaison and professional forum. is a place where men and women can discuss, chat, or browse to understand the many different paths to heal strong emotions. Resources on the site include excerpts from author Tom Golden’s books on healing from loss.

GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues of all kinds.

Willowgreen is a leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.

The AARP website offers grief support information and resources from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

Growth House is an international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end-of-life issues. Links on the site include resources for hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and topics related to life-threatening illness.

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care, with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

The funeral director showed a level of concern and compassion that put to ease any worries of what needed to be done. He took a personal approach, listened, and not only counseled, but also consoled. He was a blessing to me and my family. —A.F.