Resources for Families

Grief Support Groups

Community Mercy Hospice (Springfield) (937) 390-9665

Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home
(Springfield) (937) 325-1534

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home (Springfield) (937) 323-6439

Loved Ones Left Behind by Suicide
Adult Support Group (Springfield) Louise (937) 244-4661/328-8897
Keith (937) 450-0521

Survivors of Suicide
Adult Support Group (Dayton) (937) 226-0818
suicide prevention center

Young Widows Support Group (Centerville) Provides support for widows ages 50 and younger. Contact: Pam Walker
(937) 434-7981/(932) 672-8810
Email the Young Widows Group

Oak Tree Corner
Provides support groups for children and teens in the Dayton area who have experienced the death of someone significant. Meetings are held in Greene, Montgomery and Warren Counties.
(937) 285-0199
Oak Tree Corner

  • Other Resources

Mental Health Services for Clark and Madison Counties
Addresses a host of mental and behavioral healthcare needs, such as depression, anxiety, grief, anger management, phobias, post-traumatic stress, bi-polar, schizophrenia, drug and alcohol abuse, and addictive behaviors.
(937) 399-9500
Mental Health Resources

SID Network of Ohio
Presents information about Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI), including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and provides resources for grieving families.
SID Network

American Association of Suicidology
Presents information about suicide, including information about suicidal grief, and provides resources for survivors.

United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties
Provides a 24 hours per day, 7 days per week information and referral for services, including healthcare, counseling, food pantries and legal aid and other services.
Phone: 2-1-1
Searchable Database.

Suicide and Depression Awareness
A guide dedicated to helping those who are suffering or have suffered from depression, suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts, as well as for concerned friends and families.
Preventing Suicide: Facts and Statistics