Resources

Helpful Information


Check your life insurance and make sure there is a current beneficiary.

The cemetery space will need to be selected and marked. Most cemeteries have a trustee or committee that will need to be contacted before burial.

Social Security will need to be called at 1-800-772-1213 or 1-866-331-2194

The Property Appraiser's office can be notified to apply for the additional $500.00 widow/widower's benefit on Homestead Exemption, if applicable.

Chelco could be contacted for capital credits distribution, if applicable.

Retired Civil Service Employees can call 1-888-767-6738 to report a death and order claim forms or some forms are available online at OPM.gov

Casualty Affairs for Military members or Retiree:
Air Force 850-882-4028
Navy/Marine 1-800-368-3202
Army 1-800-626-3317

Amalgamated for most Alatex retirees 212-539-5000
Amalgamated Life
730 Broadway
New York, NY 10003-9511

A.L.S. Association
21021 Ventura Blvd., Suite 321
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(800) 782-4747
March of Dimes Birth
Defects Association
1275 Marnaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
(800) 453-3816
Alzheimer's Association
919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 335-8700
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Victim Assistance Program
511 E John Carpenter Freeway
Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
(800) GET-MADD
American Association of Retired Persons
Grief/Loss Programs
601 E. St.
Washington, DC 20049
(202) 434-2260
(For widowed and bereaved adults.)
Muscular Dystrophy Association
3300 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 529-2000
American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20049
National AIDS Fund
1400 "I" St., NW, Suite 1220
Washington, DC 20005-2208
(202) 408-4848
American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(800) ACS-2345
National Catholic Ministry
To the Bereaved
606 Middle Ave.
Elyria, OH 44035
(216) 323-6262
American Foundation for AIDS
Research
733 3rd Ave., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 682-7440 ext. 210
National Donor Family Council
C/o National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
(800) 622-9010
(212) 889-2210
(For Families of those who died and became Organ and/or tissue donors.)
American Heart Association
7320 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
(800) 527-6941
National Hospice Organization
1901 N. Moore St., Suite 901
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 243-5900
(800) 658-8898
American Hospice Foundation
1130 Connecticut, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 223-0204
Email:ahf@msn.com
Parents of Murdered Children Inc.
(POMC)
100 E. Eighth St., B41Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-5683
(888) 818-POMC
American Kidney Fund
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
(800) 638-8299
Pen-Parents Inc.
PO Box 8738
Reno, NV 89507
(702) 826-7332
(Support network designed for grieving parentsand grandparents providing a pen-pal type service.)
American Liver Foundation
1425 Pomptom Ave.
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009-1000
(800) 233-0179
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center
1421 E Wayzata Blvd., Suite 30Wyzata, MN 55391
(612) 473-9372
(Provides support, resources and educationOn miscarriage, still birth and infant death.)
American Lung Association
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
(800) LUNG-USA
Ray of Hope
PO Box 2323
Iowa City, IA 52244
(319) 337-9890
(For survivors of those who died from suicide.)
American SIDS Institute
2480 Windy Hill Rd. Suite 380
Marietta, GA 30067
(800) 232-SIDS
Salvation Army National
Headquarters
615 Slaters Ln.
PO Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313
(703) 684-5500
Association for Death Education and Counseling
342 Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06117-2507
(860) 586-7503
SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss
Support Inc.
St. Joseph's Health Center
300 1st Capitol Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63001
(800) 821-6891
(314) 947-6164
(For families who have experienced the death
of a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.)
Bereavement Services/RTS
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center
1910 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 791-4747 or
(800) 362-9567 Ext. 4747
SIDS Alliance
1314 Bedford Ave., Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21208
(800) 221-7437
(410) 653-8226
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
7910 Woodmont Ave.
Suite 460
Bethesda, MD 20814
(800) 366-2223
(301) 657-8401
Society of Military Widows
5535 Hempstead Way
Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 750-1342
Center for Loss in Multiple Birth
(CLIMB) Inc.
P.O. Box 1064
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 746-6123
(907) 274-7029
TBI/Tissue Banks International
815 Parks Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(800) 756-4824
The Compassionate Friends
PO Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696
(630) 990-1010
(Supports families who have experienced the death of a child)
Tragedy Assistance Program for
Survivors Inc. (TAPS)
PO Box 242032
Anchorage, AK 99524
(907) 272-TAPS
(800) 959-TAPS
Concerns of Police Survivors
(COPS)
PO Box 3199
Camdenton, MO 65020
(314) 346-4911
United Cerebral Palsy
Association
1660 L St. NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 776-04006
(800) US
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
6931 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20014
(800) 344-4823
In Loving Memory
1416 Green Run Lane
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 435-0608
(Dedicated to helping parents cope with the loss of their only child or all of their children.)
International THEOS Foundation
322 Blvd. of the Allies
Suite 105
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3510
(412) 471-7770
(international widows and widowers group)
Leukemia Society of America
2900 Eisenhower Ave., Suite 419
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 960-1100
The Living Bank
Organ and Tissue Donation
Box 6725
Houston, TX 77265
(800) 528-2971
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Of America
100 Charendon Ave., Suite 2200
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 279-9474