Services Provided through the Family Support Program

Infant Loss Family Support Program Services Include:

  • Individual and family grief support including initial home or office visit.
  • Monthly infant loss sharing groups and other groups as needed.
  • Peer support connections with others who have experienced a similar loss.
  • Ongoing telephone support and written correspondence through the first year after the death and beyond.
  • Support for siblings, extended family members and friends.
  • Information and/or presentations to co-workers.
  • Grief Education programs for professionals.
  • Information and support for child care providers who have lost a baby in their care.
  • A lending library which includes books, videos and other materials regarding how to cope with grief plus research reviews.
  • Memorial and commemorative events.
  • All services are free of charge.

Resources for Grieving Families
Services can be individualized to meet the needs of each family. Infant Loss Grief Support group meetings take place monthly in each of our service regions. Please call the Infant Loss Resources’ statewide office, (800) 421-3511, or the local office near you for more information. You can also e-mail your local Family Support Program Coordinator.

Kansas City area – Ms. Leonae DeLaTorre –
St. Louis area – Liz Johnson –
South-Southwest Missouri Region – Sara Tamburrino –
North Central Region – Vikki Collier –

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