info@handsupport.org, 650-367-6993
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(650) 579–0350
 
In light of COVID-19 spreading among our communities, ALL IN-PERSON HAND SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED until further notice. During this time, HAND remains dedicated to supporting families who've experienced a loss in any way possible. You still have options for support!

1. We are offering peer support services via phone and email. If you wish to be connected with a HAND peer support volunteer, please complete a peer support request form.
2. All chapters are currently offering virtual support group meetings on regularly scheduled meeting days and times. For more information, please email meetings@handsupport.org.

We hope to resume our usual meeting schedule as soon as possible. Please check this website for updates. To discuss support options and for updates on support group meetings, please email meetings@handsupport.org and a HAND facilitator will contact you.
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For Parents

For Parents

If you’ve experienced the loss of your baby before, during, or after birth, we offer helpful information and suggestions that come out of our own experiences.

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For Friends & Family

For Friends & Family

As a friend or relative of parents who have lost a baby before, during, or after birth, you can provide vital support. We offer some simple suggestions to help you give aid and comfort.

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For Health Care Professionals

For Health Care Professionals

As a health care professional you may have patients who have experienced the loss of a baby before, during, or after birth. We offer information and resources here to help professionals like you recognize and understand the emotional toll that such a loss takes.

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Upcoming Events

Nov
04

Grief Support Meeting – San Francisco

Support group for anyone who has experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, interruption of a wanted pregnancy, or death in the baby's first year of life.
Nov
04

Grief Support Meeting – San Mateo

Support group for anyone who has experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, interruption of a wanted pregnancy, or death in the baby's first year of life.
Nov
18

Grief Support Meeting – North Bay

Support group for anyone who has experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, interruption of a wanted pregnancy, or death in the baby's first year of life.
Nov
18

Grief Support Meeting – Santa Cruz

Support group for anyone who has experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, interruption of a wanted pregnancy, or death in the baby's first year of life.

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