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AARP
www.aarp.org/life/griefandloss

Aging
with Dignity

PO Box 1661
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1661
(888) 5WISHES (594-7437)
www.agingwithdignity.org

American
Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

4700 W. Lake Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025-1485
847-375-4712; www.aahpm.org

American
Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
1-888-OUR-AARP (1-888-687-2277)
www.aarp.org

American
Association of Suicidology

5221 Wisconsin Avenue, NW 
Washington, DC 20015 
(202) 237-2280; www.suicidology.org

American
Cancer Society

1599 Clifton Road NE,
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 320-3333; (800) ACS-2345
www.cancer.org

American
Childhood Cancer Organization
 
National Office 
P.O. Box 498 
Kensington MD 20895-0498 
301-962-3520; 800-366-CCCF (800-366-2223)
www.acco.org

American
Counseling Association

5999 Stevenson Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22304
(800) 347-6647; www.counseling.org

American
Cryonics Society

P.O. Box 1509.
Cupertino, CA 95015
(408)446-9001; 1-800-523-2001
www.americancryonics.org

Americans
for Better Care of the Dying

1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 635
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-647-8505; www.abcd-caring.org

American
Foundation for Suicide Prevention

120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
(212) 363-3500; 1-888-333-AFSP (2377) 
www.afsp.org

American
Hospice Foundation

2120 L Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037
202-223-0204; 800-347-1413
www.americanhospice.org

American
Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (ASLME)

765 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 1634
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
617.262.4990; www.aslme.org

American
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Institute

509 Augusta Drive 
Marietta, GA 30067
(770) 426-8746; 800-232-SIDS
www.sids.org

American
Trauma Society

7611 South Osborne Road Suite 202 
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
800-556-7890; 301-574-4300 
www.amtrauma.org

Association
for Clinical Pastoral Education

1549 Clairmont Road, Suite 103
Decatur, GA 30033-4611
(404) 320-1472; www.acpe.edu

Association
for Death Education and Counseling

111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015
847-509-0403; 847-480-9282
www.adec.org

Association
for Pet Loss and Bereavement

P.O. Box 106
Brooklyn, NY 11230
718-382-0690; www.aplb.org

Association
for Professional Chaplains

1701 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 400
Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-240-1014; www.professionalchaplains.org

Bereaved
Families of Ontario

Watline Postal Outlet 
P.O. Box 10015 
Mississauga, Ontario 
L4Z 4G5
www.bereavedfamilies.net

Bereaved
Parents of the USA

P.O. Box 95 
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 748-7866; www.bereavedparentsusa.org

Canadian
Hospice Palliative Care Association

Annex B, Saint-Vincent Hospital
60 Cambridge Street North
Ottawa, ON K1R 7A5 
613-241-3663; 1-800-668-2785
www.chpca.net

Cancer
Information Service

NCI Public Inquiries Office
6116 Executive Boulevard, Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322 
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

Caring
Connections

800-658-8898; www.caringinfo.org

Center
for Loss and Life Transition

Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
3735 Broken Bow Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 226-6050; www.centerforloss.com

Center
for Thanatology Research and Education

391 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 858-3026; www.thanatology.org

Children's
Bereavement Center

Business Office
7600 S. Red Road, Suite 307
South Miami, FL 33143
305.668.4902; www.childbereavement.org

Children's
Hospice International

1101 King Street, Suite 360
Alexandria, VA 22314
1-800-2-4-Child, (703) 684-0330
www.chionline.org

Children's
Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition

65 Nielson St #108, 
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831)-763-3070); www.childrenshospice.org

Children's
Project on Palliative/Hospice Services (ChiPPS)

1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703/837-1500; www.nhpco.org

Compassion
& Choices
 
PO Box 101810
Denver, CO 80250 
www.compassionandchoices.org

Concerns
of Police Survivors (COPS)

P.O. Box 3199, S. Highway 5
Camdenton, MO 65020
800-784-COPS (2677); 573-346-4911
www.nationalcops.org

Cremation
Association of North America

401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
www.cremationassociation.org

Delaware
End-of-Life Coalition
 
PO Box 1682
Bear, DE 19701 
www.deolc.org

Division
of Transplantation, U.S Department of Health and Human Services

200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
202-619-0257; 1-877-696-6775
www.hhs.gov

Donate
Life America

700 N. Fourth Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
804-782-4920; www.donatelife.net

Dying
Well

www.dyingwell.org

End-of
-Life Nursing Education Consortium

AACN
One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 463-6930 (ext 238)
www.aacn.nche.edu/ELNEC

Ethnic
Elders Care

(925) 372-2105; www.Ethnicelderscare.net
Ethical Wills
www.ethicalwill.com

Family
Caregiver Alliance

180 Montgomery St, Ste 1100, 
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 434-3388; (800) 445.8106
www.caregiver.org

Five
Wishes

www.agingwithdignity.org

GriefNet
PO Box 3272
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-3272
griefnet.org

Growth
House

2215-R Market Street, #199, 
San Francisco, California 94114
415-863-3045; www.growthhouse.org

HIV/AIDS
Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration Headquarters
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD

Hospice
Association of America

228 Seventh Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 546-4759; www.nahc.org

Hospice
Foundation of America

1621 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009
1-800-854-3402; 202-638-5419
www.hospicefoundation.org

Hospice
and Palliative Nurses Association

One Penn Center West, Suite 229
Pittsburgh, PA 15276-0100
412-787-9301; www.hpna.org

International
Association for Near-Death Studies

2741 Campus Walk Avenue, Building 500
Durham, NC 27705-8878
(919) 383-7940 (Voice and Fax); www.iands.org

International
Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

IASP Central Administrative Office
Le Barade
F-32330 Gondrin -France
+33 562 29 19 47
www.iasp.info

International
Association for Suicide Prevention

Rush Center for Suicide Research and Prevention, Suite 955
1725 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-7208; www.who.int/ina-ngo/ngo/ngo027.htm

International
Association of Pet Cemeteries & Crematories

5055 Route 11
Ellenburg Depot, NY 12935
(518) 594-3000; www.iaopc.com

International
Cemetery and Funeral Association

1895 Preston White Drive, Suite 220
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 391-8400; www.icfa.org

International
Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement (IWG)

www.iwgddb.org

Internet
Cremation Society

www.cremation.org

The
Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care (IPPC)

Center for Applied Ethics and Professional Practice (CAEPP)
Education Development Center, Inc.
55 Chapel Street
Newton MA, 02458-1060
(617) 618-2454; (617) 969-1569
www.ippcweb.org

King's
University College Centre for Education about Death and Bereavement
 
King's University College at the University of Western Ontario
266 Epworth Avenue, 
London, ON, Canada N6A 2M3
(519) 433-3491; 1-800-265-4406 
www.uwo.ca

Leukemia
and Lymphoma Society of America

475 Park Avenue South, Twenty-First Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 448-9206

Living
Bank

P.O. Box 6725
Houston, TX 77265
(713) 528-2971; (800) 528-2971
www.livingbank.org

Make-A-Wish
Foundation of America

3550 North Central Avenue, Suite 300
Phoenix, Arizona 85012-2127
(602) 279-WISH (9474); (800) 722-WISH (9474) 
www.wish.org

Make
Today Count National Office

Mid-America Cancer Center 
1235 E. Cherokee
Springfield, MO 65804
800-432-2273(8:00 A.M. -4:30 P.M., Mon-Fri)

Monument
Builders of North America

136 South Keowee Street
Dayton, OH 45402 
(800) 233-4472
www.monumentbuilders.org

Mothers
Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

511 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
800-GET-MADD (800-438-6233); 214-744-6233 
www.madd.org

Names
Project Foundation AIDS Memorial Quilt

637 Hoke Street NW,
Atlanta, GA 30318-4315
(404) 688-5500; www.aidsquilt.org

National
Alliance for Caregiving

4720 Montgomery Lane, 5th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
www.caregiving.org

National
Association of People with AIDS

8401 Colesville Road, Suite 505
Silver Spring, MD 20910
240-247-0880; 866-846-9366 
www.napwa.org

National
Center for Death Education, Mount Ida College

777 Dedham Street 
Newton, MA 02459-3323 
(617) 928-4649
www.mountida.edu

National
Center for Victims of Crime

2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 467-8700
www.ncvc.org

National
Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 770
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 650-9127; (877) 622-7937
www.canceradvocacy.org

National
Council on Aging

1901 L Street, NW, 4th Floor 
Washington, D.C. 20036 
202.479.1200; www.ncoa.org

National
Donor Family Council (NDFC)

30 E. 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
800-622-9010; 212-809-2210
www.donorfamily.org

National
Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)

10400 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 500
Kensington, MD 20895-3944
301-942-6430; 1-800-896-3650 
www.nfcacares.org

National
Funeral Directors Association (NFDA)

13625 Bishops Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 789-1880; (800) 228-6332
www.nfda.org

National
Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

1731 King Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(703) 837-1500; www.nhpco.org

National
Institute of Aging

Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
301-496-1752; www.nia.nih.gov

National
Kidney Foundation (NKF)

30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
212-889-2210; 1-800-622-9010
www.kidney.org

National
Library of Medicine

8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
(301) 594-5983; www.nlm.nih.gov

National
Mental Health Association

2000 N. Beauregard Street, 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
(703) 684-7722; (800) 969-6642
www.nmha.org

National
Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

510 King Street, Suite 424 
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 535-NOVA; www.trynova.org

National
Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc

100 East Eighth Street, Suite 202 
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
(513) 721-5683; www.pomc.com

National
Public Radio: The End of Life-Exploring Death in America

www.npr.org/programs/death

National
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Resource Center

2115 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 601
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 687-7466; (866) 866-7437
www.sidscenter.org

Oncology
Nursing Society

125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
(412) 859-6100; (866) 257-4ONS
www.ons.org

On
Our Own Terms-Public Broadcasting System

www.pbs.org/wnet/onourownterms

Parents
of Murdered Children (POMC)

100 East Eighth Street, Suite 202
Cincinnati, OH 45202
888-818-POMC (7662); 513-721-5683
www.pomc.com

Partnership
for Caring

1035 30th Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20007
(800) 989-9455; www.partnershipforcaring.org

Petloss.com

Promoting
Excellence in End-of-Life Care, The Practical Ethics Center at the University
of Montana

1000 Beckwith Avenue
University of Montana
32 Campus Drive 
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-0211

SA/VE:
Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education

8120 Penn Ave. S., Suite 470
Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 946-7998; www.save.org

Society
of Military Widows
 
5535 Hempstead Way
Springfield, VA 22151
(800) 842-3451, ext 1005
www.militarywidows.org

Sudden
Infant Death Syndrome Alliance

1314 Bedford Avenue, Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21208
410-653-8226; 800-221-7437 
www.sidsalliance.org

Sunshine
Foundation

1041 Mill Creek Drive
Feasterville, PA 19053
(215) 396-4770; (800) 767-1976
www.sunshinefoundation.org

The
Centre for Living with Dying

The Atrium 
1265 El Camino Real, Suite 208
Santa Clara, CA 95050 
(408) 243-0222; www.thecentre.org

The
Candlelighters Foundation

7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 460
Bethesda, MD 20814
800-748-2233; www.candlelighters.org

The
Compassionate Friends (TCF)

P.O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696
877-969-0010; 630-990-0010
www.compassionatefriends.org

The
Dougy Center: The National Center for Grieving Children and Families

PO Box 86852
Portland, OR 97286 USA
503-775-5683; 866-775-5683 
www.dougy.org

The
Hastings Center

21 Malcolm Gordon Road
Garrison NY 10524-4125
(845) 424-4040; www.thehastingscenter.org

The
Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care (IPPC)

Center for Applied Ethics and Professional Practice (CAEPP)
Education Development Center, Inc.
55 Chapel Street
Newton MA, 02458-1060
(617) 618-2454; (617) 969-1569
www.ippcweb.org

THEOS
(They Help Each Other Spiritually) International Office

322 Boulevard of Allies, Suite 105
Pittsburg, PA 15222-1919
412-471-7779

The
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation--Last Acts

P.O. Box 2316
Route 1 and College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08543 
(877) 843-RWJF (7953)
www.lastacts.orgwww.rwjf.org www.lastacts.org
turns into www.rwjf.org

The Suicide and Mental
Health Association International (SMHAI)

PO Box 702
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-0702
suicideandmentalhealthassociationinternational.org

Tragedy
Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

National Headquarters 
910 17th Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
202-588-TAPS (8277); www.taps.org

United
Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

P.O. Box 2484
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 782-4800
www.unos.org

VA
Hospice and Palliative Care (VAHPC) Initiative, U.S. Department of Veterans
Affairs

www.va.gov (search for VAHPC)

Wings
of Light
 
16845 North 29th Avenue, Suite 1-448
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(602) 516-1115; www.wingsoflight.org