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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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
Hope Herting , LCSW
349 W Commercial Street, #2495, East Rochester, NY 14445
Pam Finger, LCSW-R
625 Cross Keys Office Pk. Fairport, NY 14450
Carol Horowitz, LCSW-R
1576 Long Pond Rd. Rochester, NY 14626
Mary Ellen Kesel, LCSW
1580 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, NY 14620
Jeff Munson, LCSW
277 Alexander St. Rochester, NY 14607
Marilyn Waddell, LCSW-R
95 Allens Creek Road, Rochester, NY 14628
Pam Walter, LCSW-R
768 Crosskeys Office Park. Fairport, NY 14450
English Road Psychotherapy Practice
1800 English Road. Suite 6, Rochester 14616
Finger Lakes Psychiatry
1160 Corporate Drive, #400, Farmington, NY 14425
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.