Grief and Loss Support Groups

Due to the pandemic some groups have changed their format.  Please contact individual groups for more details.

WNY Perinatal Bereavement Network:  “Tiniest Angels” Bereavement Support Groups

For men, women, grandparents and families who have experienced the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death.


Find out More Information or register with Tara Petty at tara@wnypbn.org 


Recurring virtual peer support group for parents: The 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

M. Steven Piver Center for Women's Health at Sister's Hospital: Footprints on the Heart

For parents who have experienced the loss of a baby. 

 

Recurring meetings: The 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM 

M. Steven Piver Center for Women's Health at Sister's Hospital 2121 Main Street Suite 100 Buffalo NY 14214

For questions or to register, email Amy Creamer, LMHC at  acreamer@chsbuffalo.org or call 716-862-1678 

Pregnancy and Infant Loss for Moms - Postpartum Support International

Every Friday 1:30pmET/10:30PT or 4pmET/1pm PT

Our online Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support group provides connection for mothers grieving the loss of their baby. Led by PSI trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved mothers find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss. Losing a baby is often a lonely experience and this group helps provide an avenue for healing and hope. We are here to help. Register here.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss for Parents - Postpartum Support International

Every Monday at 1pm ET/10am PT

Our online Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support for Parents group provides connection for parents grieving the loss of their baby. Led by PSI trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved parents find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss. Losing a baby is often a lonely experience and this group helps provide an avenue for healing and hope. We are here to help. Register here.

Pregnant/Parenting After Loss

Monthly virtual support group for women that are experiencing a subsequent pregnancy or are actively parenting after a loss.

This group manages the challenges that having a baby after a loss entails.

 

Find out more information or contact Julie Bindeman, Psy-D 

Office: (301) 468-4849

Return to Zero: HOPE

Support groups are led by experienced facilitators in a confidential, caring virtual environment and are structured in a way that builds on content from the previous week. Each session you will experience mindfulness practices, guided education, and group discussion. 

 

Access full list of current support groups

The FRAT:  Fathers Rallying Against Tragedy.  

Contact Joe at 716-213-3277 or jdjquin5@verizon.net

A Heartbreaking Choice:

Support for families who have made the Heartbreaking Choice to terminate a much wanted pregnancy. For those who have undergone a pregnancy termination due to a poor prenatal diagnosis, problems with their own health, or for the health of another fetus (selective reduction). These forums are completely private and are not crawled by Google nor connected to Facebook or Twitter for security reasons.

 

Find out more information on how to register.

Termination for Medical Reasons - Postpartum Support International

First Thursday of every month 12pm 

Led by PSI-trained facilitators, this group helps bereaved mothers find support as well as provides useful information and resources to help them navigate the pain of their loss. Losing a baby can be a lonely experience and this group helps provide an avenue for healing and hope. We are here to help.

Register here.