*Effective December 10th, 2020, Brighter Days proudly acquired the Youth Grief Services program from Fairview Health Services. Visit our Programs page for detailed information on our expanded Youth and Young Adult Programs offering FREE grief support, camps, retreats and special events.  

The following organizations are also great resources that can provide support for you and your family.  


Actively Moving Forward

Supports, connects and empowers grieving young adult ages 18-30. Participants support one another with peer-led grief support groups as well as participate in community service events in memory of their loved ones.


Children's Minnesota Bereavement Services

Children's Minnesota Bereavement Services offers free grief support, education and referrals for families including parents, grandparents, and youth programming. Free childcare is provided during support sessions.

Children's Grief Connection

For youth/young adults coping with the death of an immediate or extended family member.

The Dougy Center

The Dougy Center provides educational materials about children and grief and training opportunities to local and national agencies in need of our expertise.


National Alliance for Grieving Children

The National Alliance for Grieving Children promotes awareness of the needs of children and teens grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who wants to support them.

Washburn Center

Washburn Center is the state’s leading expert in childhood trauma; therapists support families through challenging times by offering individual and family therapy to help with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, and difficulty dealing with loss or family changes.