We strive to offer grief support through resources and events to not only our donor families, but to the community at large. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you are in need of support.

Grief Workshops

The LLF holds grief and bereavement workshops and events on an array of topics to help support community members healing from a loss. Grief can often be a complicated and isolating journey as you try to navigate your new life without your loved one. Our workshops are an opportunity to learn about what to expect in your grief and to share your experience with others.

See Upcoming Workshops

If you have any questions about our grief workshops, please contact Sarah Goodman, Community Grief Counselor at (410) 242-7000 or griefsupport@thellf.org.

 

Grief Resources

  • Losing a loved one can leave friends and family feeling overwhelmed and unprepared about what to do next. What Now offers practical guidance for a range of tasks, from funeral planning to locating grief resources.
  • The Survivor’s Checklist outlines basic tasks, immediately and down the road, in a manageable and organized list. While every point may not apply to your specific situation, many find this a good place to start in managing practical tasks after a loss.
  • If you are concerned about discussing death with your children, you're not alone. Many of us hesitate to talk about death, particularly with youngsters. But death is an inescapable fact of life. To help children learn, we must let them know that it's okay to talk about it. How to Talk to Your Preschooler About Death and Questions Toddlers Ask About Death offer specific advice for speaking with toddlers and preschoolers about death.
  • A child’s return to school following a significant loss can cause anxiety for children and parents alike. School after a loss offers some practical suggestions to smooth the transition back to school following a death.
  • When a child’s grief goes unacknowledged or becomes complicated, it can impact their behavior, success in school, and normal development. A trained clinician, such as the ones found on this list of Maryland Child Therapists can help the child talk, heal, reconnect, and resume life balance after a loss. 

To learn more about our family support or community grief resources, please feel free to reach out to us at 410.242.7000 or familyservices@thellf.org.