Virginia Long-Term Resources

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Please also visit:



  • MEND
  • The SBD Love Cupboards host various group gatherings, including Sewing Circles
  • The SBD Professional Doulas host various group gatherings, including Birthing Healing retreats and workshops for stillbirthday parents



  • SIDS Mid Atlantic
    Services: peer support, support groups (see below), newsletters, website, referrals, special/memorial events. Bilingual materials & referrals to bilingual grief therapists.
  • Richmond Area:
    For information contact Mark Ferraro (804) 878-1025.
  • Central Virginia Area:
    Facilitated by Tammy Forrest, RN/SIDS parent and Blaire Borum, SIDS sibling survivor.
    Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm at Amedisy’s Freedom Home Health.
    21221 Patrick Henry Highway
    Jetersville, VA 23038 (Amelia County)
    Please call ahead to RSVP. For more information call Tammy at (434) 294-2361.
  • Tidewater Area:
  • SIDS Mid-Atlantic
    Ms. Betty Connal
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 799
    Haymarket, VA 20168
    Phone: (703) 955-6899
    Fax: (703) 933-9101
    Services: peer support, support groups, newsletters, website, referrals, special/memorial events. Stillbirth/miscarriage families welcome to attend groups but are referred to the local SHARE or MISS chapters. Have bilingual materials & refer out to bilingual grief therapists. Serve metro DC, including suburban MD & VA.
  • National SIDS/Infant Death
    Resource Center
    2070 Chain Bridge Rd #450
    Vienna, VA 22182
    Phone: (866) 866-1437
    Website: Meetings are held at the Chesapeake Central Library, Conference Room B, 298 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322
    Monthly Meetings facilitated by Heather Kiegel. For further information call (757) 923-0367 or email
  • Northern Virginia:
  • Fredricksburg
    Tammy Ruiz, RN
    21221 Patrick Henry Highway
    Jetersville, VA 23038
    Phone: (540) 741-3268
  • Tara Mooney
    10022 Eastlake Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22032
    Phone: (703) 978-1445
    Phone: (540) 658-4273
  • HopeXchange
    Ms. Lisa Church
    26 Towne Centre Way, #731
    Hampton, VA 23666
    Phone: (757) 826-2162
  • The International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation has an emphasis on therapist guided psychotherapy and a resource list to locate one near you.


Books, Websites and More:

Please be sure to visit the immediate emotional health resources that include crisis hotlines, websites, and books on bereavement.


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