Grief Support Resources

We believe strong partnerships propel us all forward.  The BeliEve Foundation is grateful for the following partners who help provide referrals, support services and resources to grieving families in need.

The following resources are trusted partners that offer local grief support programs for individuals and families.

Camps & Retreats

Camp Erin
Program of Brighter Days Grief Center and the Eluna Network
Camp Erin is a free, annual bereavement camp for children (ages 6-17) who have experienced the death of a family member or friend.

Program of Brighter Days Grief Center
Camp LIVIN is a weekend retreat for individuals or families who have experienced the death of a loved one to suicide.

Faith's Lodge
Faith's Lodge is a tranquil retreat for parents and families coping with the death or complex medical condition of a child. Programming consists of optional activities, including professionally-led discussion groups, 1:1 therapy, therapeutic arts and crafts and north woods adventures. Offers both parents-only and family weekend programs.

Guiding Star 
Program of Joshua's Camp
Free family camp at Metropolis Resort in Eau Claire, WI for families grieving the loss of a child to a life threatening illness.  Water park and equestrian activities offered with therapeutic programs.

Hearts of Hope Family Grief Camp
Program of Children's Grief Connection
Free camp for every member of the family, pre-school through grandparenthood, in integrated yet separate programs.

Hearts of Hope Emerging Adults Grief Camp
Free camp for young adults (18-24) grieving the loss of a loved one. The EA program is designed to meet the developmental needs of this age group.

Grief Support

Allina Health
Free support groups and education for parents and grandparents.  Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support groups offered twice a month.

Brighter Days Grief Center
Free grief support resources to adults, young adults, teenagers and children.  Programs address financial, logistical and psychosocial aspects of grief.

Children's Grief Connection
Serves families that are devastated by the death of a loved one in the safe and compassionate setting of Hearts of Hope Family Grief Camps and online support groups.

Children's Minnesota Bereavement Services
Monthly "Living with Grief" support groups offered for parents, youth or grandparents.

Friends of the Angel
Volunteer group that offers hope, encouragement and fellowship through the common connection of loss.  Hosts annual dedication and remembrance events at the Angel of Hope statue located at the Maple Grove Arboretum.

Missing GRACE Foundation
Support, resources and education for families experiencing the loss of a baby, infertility or adoption challenges.

Moms of Special Angels
Private Facebook group started by one of our BeliEve-sponsored families.  Offers support and opportunities to connect with other moms who have lost a special needs child.

Star Legacy Foundation
Support groups, support line and peer support companions for families affected by all types of pregnancy and neonatal death.  Also offers Spanish-Speaking Bereaved Parents support group.

The Compassionate Friends
Local chapters throughout Minnesota provide grief support to parents, siblings and grandparents suffering the loss of a child at any age.

Become A Partner

The BeliEve Foundation seeks to establish productive relationships with other organizations that align with our mission and values, extend our reach, and deepen our impact.

Please reach out if your organization would like to partner with us.