Support After A Loss


Grief is a natural response to various losses we will experience in our lifetime. Learn about the stages of grief and how to best care for yourself. 

Grief Support Groups

Didi Hirsch Suicide Bereavement Support Group
Newbury Park: (424) 362-2912

Hospice of the Conejo
Thousand Oaks: (805) 495-2145

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association
Ventura: (805) 642-0239

ProCare Hospice
Oxnard: (805) 988-1173

Suicide L.O.S.S. Group, Camarillo Hospice
(805) 389-6870

The Church of the Epiphany Grief and Loss Support Group
Oak Park: (818) 991-4797

The Compassionate Friends
Supporting Family after a Child Dies
Thousand Oaks: (805) 579-7065
or (805) 443-1905

TLC Hospice

Moorpark: (805) 517-1620

Life After Loss Grief Support Group
Simi Valley: (805) 415-3709


County Medical Examiner
(805) 641-4400

Home Cleaning
Try your homeowner’s insurance company or searching in a directory or online with key words such as Ventura County Trauma Cleanup.

Social Security Administration

Ventura County Clerk and Recorder
Ventura: (805) 654-3665
Thousand Oaks: (805) 449-2157

Is anyone in immediate danger? 

Call 911 and ask for a CIT Officer.

Are you feeling suicidal or in despair?

Talk with someone local now:
VCBH Crisis & Referral Line
1-866-998-2243 •

Free • Confidential • 24/7

Or call the national support line:
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Call, text, or TTY: 988
Web Chat:
Free • Confidential • 24/7

See 988 FAQs >
See Crisis Line Comparison Chart >

Want to connect via WhatsApp?

Crisis Text Line
Connect with a volunteer Crisis Counselor
Chat via WhatsApp

or text HOME to 741741

Free • 24/7

For Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line
Call 988 and press 1
Free • Confidential • 24/7

More resources for Military and Veterans >

For Teens & Young Adults

Teen Line
Teen-to-teen education and support
Text TEEN to 839863 between 6:00pm–9:00pm PST
Or call 800‑TLC‑TEEN from 6pm to 10pm PST

More resources for Teens & Young Adults >

For LGBTQ+ Young People

The Trevor Project Lifeline
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention
Call 1-866-488-7386
text START to 678-678
or web chat:
Free • 24/7 • Confidential

More resources for LGBTQ+ Teens >

More Support & Resources

For Everyone

For emotional support when it's not a crisis:
Mental Health Warm Line 24/7
Web chat:

For help with addiction:
Substance Use Treatment Services
Free • Confidential • 24/7

See more local resources >

For Teens

California Youth Crisis Line
Help with issues including medical care, dating violence, sexual assault, runaway resources and homelessness, available 24/7

More resources for teens >

For Older Adults

Senior Support Line
Feeling lonely or isolated?
Call 1-800-235-9980

More resources for older adults >


Diversity Collective
Support for LGBTQ+
Countywide • all ages

More LGBTQ+ resources >

For First Responders

Law enforcement COPLINE

NVFC First Responder Helpline
Fire, EMS, and other rescue workers