Support Groups & Counseling

Support Groups
Brief Encounters
Offering support groups in the Portland Metro area for parents of pregnancy loss, fertility issues, and subsequent pregnancies and adoptions.

Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families
Offering support for children and teens in the Portland area.

Willamette Valley Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support
A peer-to-peer grief support group based in Salem. “We are here to share the journey towards healing and hope after the loss of a pregnancy or infant. We strive to provide a safe place for conversation. We support each other with compassion. Our group is a place where differences in philosophies, beliefs, opinions, and expressions of grief are welcomed and respected.” Offering closed group Facebook support as well as an in-person support group, meeting from 7-9 pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Ike Box in downtown Salem.

Brief Encounters maintains a list of counselors who are recommended by fellow bereaved parents.