If You Have Children at Home
- Children are caught in the turmoil surrounding the death of their father.
- Attending to their needs can be daunting – you may not be in a position to think clearly or make the necessary arrangements.
- In addition to reaching out to your family, please reach out to your church and let them know your needs.
- Also consider contacting the following resource for assistance.
Children & Youth Resources
- Brighter Days Grief Center offers a broad range of support and resources for children and young adults coping with the death of a parent, including; tutoring, grief camps, peer-based events and activities, and professional referrals for grief support.
- Safe Families for Children hosts vulnerable children, by creating extended family-like supports for desperate families through a community of devoted volunteers who are motivated by faith to keep children safe and reunite families.
- Young Life doesn’t start with a program – it starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don’t happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency.
- Fairview Youth Grief Services is a community service of Fairview which provides a safe and nurturing place where you and your children can turn for help after a loved one dies. They understand that grieving youth often feel alone and different from their peers. Youth Grief Services assists in the healing process by offering a network of services that supports, educates and connects grieving families.
Children are caught in the turmoil surrounding the death of their father.