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Community, online and JCCC resources to help students deal with grief and loss

Community Resources

Solace House
The Solace House is a Kansas City nonprofit organization whose mission is to help support adults and children who have faced the loss of a loved one. Solace House offers individual and family counseling, support groups, educational programs and referrals to other community resources.

Web Resources

We hope the links below will provide some helpful information, but they are not intended to take the place of discussing your concerns with a counselor.

This site contains resources for parents, siblings and other family members who have experienced the loss of a child, as well as for individuals wanting to provide them with appropriate support.

This site is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death and major loss. It offers more than 40 e-mail support groups.

The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families
The Dougy Center is a national center for grieving children and families. The site provides grief-related information for children and adults as well as a grief support programs locator.

This website was created by Tom Golden, LCSW of Washington, D.C., who is an internationally known psychotherapist, author and speaker on the topic of healing from loss. His site offers discussion areas, articles and an area for visitors to write memorials for their loved one(s).

This site is an information and self-help resource created for and by individuals who have lost a spouse or partner. It addresses topics such as grief, bereavement and recovery, and provides discussion areas, articles and other informational sections.

JCCC Student Assistance Program

If you are a student, you may be referred by a JCCC counselor to our short-term student assistance program to help you with emotional or mental health issues.