End of Life Resources

End-Of Life Planning and Bereavement Support

Henry Ford Hospice

Access information and tools to assist you and your loved ones with end-of-life planning, decisions and documentation.

Website: Henry Ford Hospice


  • Macomb- (586) 276-9500
  • Oakland- (248) 723-0033
  • Wayne- (313) 337-7600


SandCastles Grief Support Program for Children and Families offers open-ended support for children who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Website: SandCastles

Phone: (313) 874-6881

Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning includes getting information on the types of life-sustaining treatments that are available, deciding what types of treatment you would or would not want should you be diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, sharing your wishes with your loved ones, and completing advance directives in writing the types of treatments you would or would not want if you should be unable to speak for yourself.

Website: Advance Care Planning

Phone: 1-800-532-2411

Email: acp@hfhs.org

Caring Connections

Caring Connections provides free brochures on end-of-life topics including advance care planning, caregiving, hospice and palliative care, pain, grief and loss and financial issues.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Website: CaringInfo

Phone: 1-800-658-8898

Losing a Puzzle Piece

This is a website for siblings and young adults who are caregivers and grievers to find and share stories, resources, and community. It is written from the perspective of two sisters who lost their 39 year old sister to cancer.

Website: Losing a Puzzle Piece

The Compassionate Friends

This group offers telephone support and understanding to families who have lost a child. They maintain a resource library and have a national chapter network and newsletter.

Website: Compassionate Friends

Phone: 1-877-969-0010

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