We are truly sorry if you find yourself in need of this list of resources. Please know that we are as committed to your grief journey as we are to your funeral/memorial preparations. Feel free to explore these links or simply contact us. AgapéCare Cradle has our very own “Heaven Held” support group. We meet the third Thursday of the month at 7pm. Join us at Epic Church, 7011 E Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67206 .
If you live in or near Wichita, KS you may benefit from one of these resources:
Bridget’s Cradles • Provides hand-made knitted and crocheted cradles to hospitals to offer to families whose babies were born into Heaven in the second trimester of pregnancy.
Red Bird Ministries • An organization that systematically guides individuals and couples through the complexity and trauma that happens with the loss of a child from pregnancy through adulthood.
Compassionate Friends – Sunflower Chapter • Men and women who have lost a child at any age for any reason. They meet the 1st Thursday of each month 7:00 pm at Central Community Church (Suite 220), 6100 W Maple St, Wichita, KS 67209-2131
HopeNet • Provides a network of HOPE to those in crisis, through counseling and coaching services. They partner with over 400 community agencies, churches and individuals to create a support system for clients in crisis.
K.I.D.S. • The mission of the KIDS Network is to serve those who are or may be touched by the tragedy of infant death and SIDS.
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep • Provides the gift of remembrance photography for parents suffering the loss of a baby.
Many people enjoy readily available information and peer group chat forums that are available on the internet. Here are few we recommend:
- Bridget’s Cradles
- Held Your Whole Life
- M.I.S.S. Foundation
- Naomi’s Circle
- Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc.