In November 2018 we donated 146 packages to Strong Memorial Hospital!


EMERGENCY SUPPORT

National Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

National Resources

Star Legacy Foundation

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to reducing pregnancy loss and neonatal death and improving care for families who experience such tragedies. They are a community of families, health professionals, researchers, policy makers, and individuals dedicated to helping every pregnancy have a happy ending. Star Legacy also provides online video support groups for: Bereaved Parents, Grieving Grandparents, Pregnancy After Loss and Parenting After Loss.

 Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS)

A community support resource for women experiencing the confusing and conflicting emotions of grief mixed with joy during the journey through pregnancy after loss. They seek to help expectant mothers celebrate their current pregnancy by choosing hope over fear while still nurturing and honoring the grief over the loss of their deceased child. PALS also moderates 13 private peer-to-peer Facebook groups.

Return to Zero: H.O.P.E.

Transforming the culture of silence and isolation around pregnancy and infant loss through awareness, education and support. They provide resources for bereaved parents, family, friends and providers. Return to Zero holds Women’s healing retreats multiple times a year.

Helpful Apps

 Insight Timer

FREE Guided meditation app 

for sleep and anxiety.

Download through iTunes or Google Play

 Talkspace Online Therapy

Connects you with a dedicated, licensed therapist for on-demand, private text, audio, and video chat therapy, anywhere and anytime. Initial consultation is free, with weekly subscriptions starting at $49/week. 

Local Support (Rochester, NY)

 Face 2 Face Rochester, NY

A peer-to-peer friendship group, supporting each other when faced with miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Lifetime Care, 3111 S. Winton Road, Rochester, NY 14623) from 6:00-8:00pm unless noted otherwise.  

  


Compassionate Friends –

Rochester Chapter

A support group that offers parents who have lost a child the opportunity to share with others in similar circumstances. The group is led by a professional advisor and bereaved parents. Meetings are the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month from 7:00pm-9:00pm at The First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY 14610.

Local Social Workers & Family Therapists

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"Grief is like the ocean, it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim." - Vicki Harrison


Shelley D’Agnolo, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

110 Allens Creek Rd. Rochester, NY 14618 

​585-442-4670


Hope Herting , LCSW

349 W Commercial Street, #2495, East Rochester, NY 14445

585-420-7966

Pam Finger, LCSW-R

625 Cross Keys Office Pk. Fairport, NY 14450

585-425-2840 x95

Carol Horowitz, LCSW-R

1576 Long Pond Rd. Rochester, NY 14626

585-720-5450​


Mary Ellen Kesel, LCSW

1580 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14620

585-242-7878

Jeff Munson, LCSW

277 Alexander St. Rochester, NY 14607

​585-423-0284

Marilyn Waddell, LCSW-R

95 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, NY 14628

585-234-1302

Pam Walter, LCSW-R 

768 Crosskeys Office Park. Fairport, NY 14450

585-425-4750


English Road Psychotherapy Practice

1800 English Road. Suite 6, Rochester 14616

585-225-9720


Finger Lakes Psychiatry 

1160 Corporate Drive, #400, Farmington, NY 14425

585-924-3070

Keepsakes & Comfort

 Molly Bears

Molly Bears is a 501(c)(3) organization that creates weighted teddy bears, free of charge, for families who have experienced all forms of infant loss. Bears can weigh as little as half an ounce up to 22 pounds. They currently accept 150 orders per month.

 The Cooper Project

A Rochester, NY based non-profit providing free handmade necklaces to mothers who have lost a child through stillbirth or infant loss.