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Resources

The grief accompanying the loss of a loved one is a complex process that takes time. Hillside works closely with organizations that offer comfort, support and information to people in mourning.

The organizations listed below have proved helpful to many of the individuals and families we have assisted. Hillside also offers an extensive library of Jewish and funeral-related materials for families. All materials are complimentary.

Customs of Farewell

Sacred Waters – Customs of Farewell from the Jewish Tradition
424-888-4748
Guiding families to share acts of honor and kindness with a loved one at the time of death.

The Los Angeles Reform Minyan Project
Provides a daily minyan for those during the grieving process at various synagogues throughout the city.

Bereavement Support Groups

OurHouse Grief Support Center
310-473-1511

HOPE Connection
818-788-4673
Provides support and education to those whose lives have been touched by loss

Beth Chayim Chadashim – Life Transitions Group
323-931-7023
Inclusive community of progressive lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual Jews whose lives have been touched by loss.

Beit T’Shuvah
310-473-1511
Compassionate, supportive community devoted to building an empowering sense of belonging and purpose to everyone who seeks it.

Individual Bereavement Counseling

Rabbi Karen L. Fox, LMFT
213-631-0503

Estate Sales and Organizing

Organizing Concepts and Designs – Dina Newman
310-560-5060

Professional Organizer

Janet Fishman
213-359-0389 / 818-349-6330

Household/Clothing Item Donations

National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles – Council Thrift Shops
800-400-6259