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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

Hillside Memorial Park understands that losing a loved one is one of life’s most difficult changes, and grief can seem overwhelming. It is important to know that you do not have to go through the grieving process alone. We have partnered with Our House and Hope Connection to provide additional support and resources.

OurHouse Grief Support Center

Grief is a natural reaction after the death of someone close. Yet in society, few people are prepared for the intensity and duration of the grief process. Learn about OUR HOUSE Grief Support center and how it was founded on the premise that grievers need understanding, support, and connection. If you or someone you care about is grieving, they are here to help.

310-473-1511

HOPE Connection

The mission of HOPE Connection is to help people whose lives have been touched by the death of a loved one – by providing individual and group support, educational programs and information that helps alleviate the pain of grief and promote healing.

818-788-4673

Beth Chayim Chadashim – Life Transitions Group

Inclusive community of progressive lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual Jews whose lives have been touched by loss.

323-931-7023

Beit T’Shuvah

Compassionate, supportive community devoted to building an empowering sense of belonging and purpose to everyone who seeks it.

310-473-1511

Individual Bereavement Counseling

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

Household/Clothing Item Donations

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