Survivor Resources offers crisis response, grief support, and other services for families of victims of death due to homicide, suicide, accidental death, or overdose. Our volunteers and employees provide compassionate follow-up care to clients who have unexpectedly experienced loss. Survivor Resources also hosts an annual Walk for Hope and Healing to honor and celebrate the lives of client’s loved ones who have passed. Another yearly event is the Memorial Service of Remembrance. Held during the holiday season, clients are able to come together and acknowledge that even though their loved ones aren’t here, they will never be forgotten.

Services include:

  • Help maneuvering through logistics post-death
  • Liaison between police, county attorney’s office, and grieving families
  • Immediate crisis support from those that have suffered similar loss
  • Support during the viewing of the body
  • Education, training and consultation
  • Explaining autopsy procedures and results
  • Assistance notifying friends, family, and children
  • Resources for crime scene cleaning

Support Groups

An ongoing service at Survivor Resources is our support groups, which are available for individuals and families who would like to connect with fellow survivors. There are 12 separate support groups that are loss specific and are offered in-person and virtually. Trained and experienced facilitators lead weekly meetings. Even if your loss occurred years ago, it is never too late to seek emotional support through groups, and we welcome you.

“Don’t avoid me. Tragedy is not contagious. If you are uncomfortable with me because you don’t know what to say, then give me a hug and tell me that you care. Be patient with my moods…If you ask me how I am, be prepared to listen. When I am hurting, I have a great need to talk about my situation with someone who is truly willing to listen.” 

– Jayne Buckles, For Families and Friends: A Guide to Helping NICU Parents

Types of Support Groups

  • Adult survivors of suicide
  • Adult survivors of homicide
  • Adult survivors of accidental death
  • Adult survivors of overdose
  • Young adult/teen group
  • Spanish speaking group

Support Groups are free of cost but do require a one-time registration for space and planning purposes. Please contact Survivor Resources and indicate the following:

Meeting Times and Locations