We offer bereavement services for the families we serve. In addition, we have provided some helpful grief support below:
Local Grief Support
St. Mary's Church, Deacon Dennis Donahue, 315-252-9545
United Church of Auburn, Rev. Damon Gagnier, 315-252-4397
Second Baptist Church, Dr. Guy Rathmell or Pastor Brian Hill, 315-253-4455, sbcauburn.com
Roosevelt Memorial Baptist, Rev. Robert E. Wilson, 315-252-4660
The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter and John, Rev. Kathlyn Schofield, 315-252-5721
Auburn United Church, Rev. Richelle Goff, 315-253-6295
Trinity United Church of Christ, Minister Shelly Pantoliano, 315-889-7302
Scipio Baptist Church, Pastor Joe Pine, 315-889-7179, sites.google.com/site/sbc13160
First Presbyterian Church, Rev. Eileen Winter, 315-252-3861, auburnfirst.org
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Rev. Patrick D. Heery, 315-253-3331, westminsterauburn.org
Scipio Community Church, Rev. Adam Sabo, 315-364-5416, www.scipiochurch.com
(If you offer local support services and would like to be added to our list please call us 315-253-6293)
Crisis, Grief and Healing
Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.
With nearly 50 internet support groups plus a wide range of online resources, GriefNet provides support for those dealing with all types of loss. Their companion site, kidsaid.com, helps children and their parents deal with grief and loss in an appropriate and safe environment.
Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality. The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.
Grief and Loss
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.
Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.