International. 3000+ groups. Founded 1974. Religious, educational and emotional aspects of separation, divorce, remarriage and widowhood are addressed through self-help groups, conferences and training programs. Families of all faiths are welcome. Group development guidelines. Newsletter. Membership dues start at $35/yr. (includes newsletter, discounts and resources). Voice: 855-727-2269 Fax: 855-729-8751 Website: http://www.nacsdc.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/26/2012
International. 78 teams. Founded 1974. Christian-based. Support programs for divorced, widowed and separated adults (and their children) enabling them to work through the grief of a lost marriage. Write: The Beginning Experience, c/o International Ministry Center 1657 Commerce Dr., Suite 2B South Bend, IN 46628 Voice: 574-283-0279 or 1-866-610-8877 Fax: 574-283-0287 Website: http://www.beginningexperience.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 8/9/2012
National. 52 chapters. Founded 1984. Provides resources for the surviving families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty according to Federal criteria. Also offers law enforcement training. Quarterly newsletter, departmental guidelines and peer support. Provides annual national Police Survivors Conference each May during National Police Week. Special hands-on programs for survivors. Summer camp for children (ages 6-14) and their parent/guardian. Parents' retreats, spouse get-away, Outward Bound experiences for young adults (ages 15-20), siblings retreat, adult children and in-laws, fiance/significant others and co-worker retreats. Write: COPS P.O. Box 3199 846 Old South 5 Camdenton, MO 65020 Voice: 573-346-4911 Fax: 573-346-1414 Website: http://www.nationalcops.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/26/2012
Online. Support for widowed and other persons grieving the loss of a loved one. Offers a large variety of chatrooms, run by volunteers, dealing with specific issues (loss of a child, sibling, significant other or parent; loss due to drugs, long-term illness, sudden death or violence). Website: http://www.groww.org Verified: 6/29/2012
National. 24 chapters. Founded 1968. Support and assistance for widows of members of all U.S. uniformed services. Helps people in coping with adjustment to life on their own. Promotes public awareness. Bimonthly magazine/journal. Dues $19/yr. Chapter development guidelines. Online listing of local chapters. Write: Society of Military Widows 5535 Hempstead Way Springfield, VA 22151 Voice: 1-800-842-3451 ext. 1005 or 253-750-1342 Website: http://www.militarywidows.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/17/2012
Online. Mutual support group for young widows and widowers who share experiences and strengths through its message board. Also provides a listing of local face-to-face groups, links to other related online e-mail discussion groups and websites for the young widowed persons. Website: http://www.youngwidow.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/2/2012
Online. 2350 members. Founded 2004. Support and understanding for any widow, widower or person who has suffered the death of a partner. Open to those with recent or remote losses, and regardless of creed, nationality or sexual orientation. Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/widownet E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Verified: 7/2/2012
National network. Mutual support network run by and for widows of military killed in Iraq or Afghanistan. Provides support through private message board and phone contacts. Voice: 1-877-297-9436 Website: http://www.americanwidowproject.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/24/2012
Online. Various discussion groups dealing with bereavement including: anticipatory grief, loss of infant, child or grandchild, loss of spouse, loss of specific family member, pet loss, friend and relationship. Website: http://www.hovforum.ipbhost.com Verified: 6/29/2012
Online. Support for widows and widowers grieving the loss of a spouse. Website: http://widowedvillage.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/2/2012
National. Founded 2006. Offers support for individuals who have lost their partners. Open to all people who have lost their spouse or life-partner regarldess of marital status, sexual orientation, age or gender. Offers help in starting local groups, newsletters and Camp Widow. Write: Widows Wear Stilettos 25422 Trabuco Rd., Ste 105-148 Lake Forest, CA 92630 Website: http://www.widowswearstilettos.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 8/3/2012
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