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Partnering with grief centers in our service area

Mid-America Transplant partners with grief centers in our region to help families heal through professional counseling services and other resources.

Annie’s Hope (St. Louis, MO) 

Address: 1333 W Lockwood Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122
Phone: (314) 965-5015

Annie's Hope – The Bereavement Center for Kids provides comprehensive support services for children, teens, and their families, in the greater St. Louis region, who are grieving the death of someone significant.

Annie’s Hope serves kids ages 3-18 and their families through many programs including: Horizons – home-based grief support for families anticipating a death, Family Support Groups, School Support Groups, Crisis Intervention, Teen Retreats, Camp Courage, Family Social Events, Grief Referral Services, Speakers Institute, Community Resource Library, and their annual Hope & Healing Holiday Gathering.

All of the Annie’s Hope programs are offered at no cost to grieving families.  

Heartlinks Grief Center (Belleville, IL)

Address: 5110 W Main St, Belleville, IL 62226
Phone: (618) 277-1800

Heartlinks Grief Center, a program of Family Hospice, assists grieving children, individuals, families and groups through individual and family counseling, peer support groups, and other supportive community programs regardless of ability to pay.

Heartlinks Grief Center helps grieving children, adults, families and groups move from grief to growth through a variety of programs both in the office and in the community.

Heartlinks provides services to  St. Clair, Madison, Monroe, Clinton, Washington and Randolph counties, as well as, areas within St. Louis city and county.

Infant Loss Resources (St. Louis, MO)

Address: 1120 S 6th St, St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 241-7437

Infant Loss Resources is a private, not-for-profit network that connects people to programs, services and information relating to SUID (which includes SIDS and other sleep related losses) in Missouri and surrounding counties in Illinois and Kansas.

The dedicated, professional and caring staff provide a variety of individual, group and educational services and programs to Missouri-area residents and health-care practitioners including:

  • Families directly affected by infant loss.
  • Expectant parents looking for the latest risk-reduction information. 
  • Health, medical and human-services professionals looking for the latest and most accurate information about SUID and coping with infant death.
  • The community at large, including neighborhood and civic organizations, via presentations and workshops.

Lost & Found Grief Center (Springfield, MO)

Address: 1555 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804
Phone: (417) 865-9998

With 20 years of experience in supporting grieving families, Lost & Found Grief Center cares for each child, family, young adult, and adult with personalized attention to ensure the correct program is selected for those needing support. They offer therapeutic grief support groups and workshops at no cost to those who attend. This is possible because of our generous donors and community who recognize the difficult work of grief.

Lost & Found Grief Center provides a full range of grief support for ages four and older. As a comprehensive grief center, they strive to use their grief expertise to support those who are grieving and educate the community on how they can support those around them who have experienced the death of a loved one.

NEA Center for Good Grief (Jonesboro, AR)

Address: 1717 Executive Square Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: 870-936-7719

As the first comprehensive bereavement center for children, adolescents and adults in the region, the Center for Good Grief provides support for individuals who are grieving the death of a loved one. Participants are allowed to share their experiences with others as they move through the healing process in a therapeutic environment.

All services are free of charge: services include individual grief counseling sessions that offer patients the opportunity to explore their grief through art, play, therapy, journaling and other expressive therapies. One-on-one support sessions focus on understanding grief and its impact, while learning healthy ways to cope and mourn loss.In addition to individual counseling, support groups are offered throughout the year for children, teens and adults. Camp Good Grief is offered to children ages 6-12 who have lost a loved one in the past two years. Teen Camp Good Grief is available for teens ages 13-17. There are also a series of workshops you can enroll in, called the Kaleidoscope series.

The Kaleidoscope Series workshops focus on different types of loss and their associated grief. Topics range from coping with the death of a child, parenting while grieving and coping with grief during the holidays.