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(650) 579–0350
In light of the coronavirus pandemic and in the interest of public health, HAND SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS ARE BEING HELD VIRTUALLY 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

To discuss support options and for updates on support group meetings, please email and a HAND facilitator will contact you.

Parenting After Loss Virtual Support Group Meetings

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:30-9:30 pm. To participate in our PAL virtual support group meetings through Zoom, please contact

To join our PAL private Facebook Group, please contact group moderator Kristen Mulderig or request access through Facebook here. Please note we have several screening questions in order to protect the privacy of this group.