These services in Minnesota help people affected by the
suicide or murder of someone they love or care about.
This chapter's many services for families of homicide victims include monthly meetings, a telephone support network, information about the grief process, a speakers' bureau and accompaniment to court proceedings.
Where: Parents of Murdered Children, Inc., Minnesota Hope Chapter, PO Box 516, Circle Pines, MN 55014
Contact: 651-484-0336, email
If you've recently experienced a loss, you may have a specially trained volunteer call you for comfort and to help you find support and education services.
Where: SAVE, 8120 Penn Ave South, Suite 470, Bloomington, MN 55431
We have groups for those grieving the loss of a spouse, a child, a parent, sibling or friend and those grieving a loss by suicide, homicide or other trauma. When: Mondays, 7-9 p.m. (except major holidays) Where: Anoka United Church of Christ, 1923 N Third Ave, Anoka, MN 55303 Cost: Free Contact: Jackie at 763-442-3020
The Grief Support Center of St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic offers education and support to family members left behind after someone has committed suicide.
Where: St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic, Grief Support Center, 407 East Third Street, Duluth, MN 55805
When: Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Call for location.
Contact: Margaret McAfee at 651-266-5671
SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education sponsors a support group for those affected by the suicide of someone they love. It meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month.
Where: Call to confirm location in Minneapolis.
Contact: SAVE at 952-946-7998
The Hennepin County Attorney's Office can help victims of violent crime through the court system.
Where: Hennepin County Attorney, C-2000 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487
Contact: Call Adult Victim Services at 612-348-4003 or 612-348-5875 (TDD for the hearing impaired). Call Juvenile Victim Services at 612-348-7916. Email
SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education sponsors a support group for those affected by the suicide of someone they love.
When: 4th Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Mayo Clinic Health Systems Hospital, 301 Second Street NE, New Prague, MN.
Contact: For further information and to confirm please call 952-758-3225.
The Center's many programs include therapy groups for those left behind after a suicide or homicide.
Where: The Center for Grief, 1133 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Contact: 651-641-0177, email
Loss specific groups for homicide, suicide, and accidents for adults, teens and children
When: Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: St. Paul Police Headquarters, 367 Grove Street
Cost: Free, but pre-registration is needed.
Contact: Register by calling Margaret McAbee at 651-266-5674.
This group is designed for individuals and families who have experienced the death of a loved one through suicide.
Where: Bradshaw, 4600 Greenhaven Drive, White Bear Lake
When: 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Tony at 651-489-1349