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When You've Lost A Child

The Compassionate Friends
Support groups for parents who have lost a child of any age.

    Morongo Basin Chapter, Hospice of Morongo Basin
  • 61675 29 Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
  • When: Second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Kristin Martin, 760-250-7295
  • Diane Swella, 760-366-1308
    Redlands Chapter, First Congregational Church
  • 2 West Olive Street, Redlands, CA 92373
  • When: Third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Lauren Briggs, 1-800-717-0373
    Riverside Chapter (English), First Baptist Church Of Riverside
  • 5500 Alessandro Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92506
  • When: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Sonia Martinez, 951-678-0740
    Riverside Chapter (Spanish Speaking Support), First Baptist Church
  • 5500 Alessandro Boulevard, Riverside, CA 92506
  • When: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Joyce, 951-689-3072
    Victorville Chapter, Victorian Apartments Rec Room
  • 14485 Seneca Road, Victorville, CA 92392
  • When: First Wednesday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Contact: shoustonbound@aol.com, English 760-261-4693,
  • Spanish 760-486-1212

Mourning Star Center / VNA of Inland Counties
Support groups for those who have lost a child.

    Hesperia Location
  • 18169 Bear Valley Road, Hesperia, CA 92345
  • When: Tuesdays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Contact: Sheryl Sullivan, sheryl.sullivan@vna-ic.org, 760-948-7249
    Palm Desert Location
  • 42600 Cook Street, Suite 205A, Palm Desert, CA 92211
  • Contact: Pamela Gabbay, pamela.gabbay@vna-ic.org, 760-836-0360
    Riverside Location
  • 6235 River Crest Drive, Suite P, Riverside, CA 92507
  • Contact: William Cloake, wil.cloake@vna-ic.org, 951-413-1317
    Banning Location
  • 264 North Highland Springs Avenue, Building 4, Suite 4B,
  • Banning, CA 92220
  • Contact: Kelly Orchard, kelly.orchard@vna-ic.org, 951-845-8439
    Murrieta Location
  • 39815 Alta Murrieta Drive, Suite C-4, Murrieta, CA 92563
  • Contact: Lisa Whitesell, 951-894-5336

Umbrella Ministries GriefShare
GriefShare is a support group for mothers who have experienced the loss of a child and who need to be comforted or who wish to comfort others.

  • Southwest Community Church, Moms Like Me
  • 41310 Noyes Court, Indio, CA 92203
  • When: Second and Fourth Wednesday of every month from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Contact: Michelle Paul, 760-775-0296