Grief and Loss

Grief and Loss

 If you have lost someone you love, The Sumter County Sheriff's Office would like to extend our deepest sympathies.  We would like to help you and provide resources to assist you and your family during this difficult time. 

Death and Loss Brochure

 Resources

 Survivors of Suicide                          https://allianceofhope.org/
Grief Share Support Groups                        https://www.griefshare.org/
Loss of a Child                                   https://www.compassionatefriends.org/
Survivors of Homicide                      https://www.survivorsofhomicide.com/

 Grief Counseling

 Cornerstone Hospice offers both individual and group bereavement counseling for anyone suffering with the loss of a loved one.  For more information about available services, call 1-888-728-6234 or email at bereavement@cshospice.org.  Children's grief support is also offered by Cornerstone Hospice through trained counselors.

 Many of our local churches also offer bereavement counseling and grief support groups.  Contact an advocate for more information on a church in your area that offers grief support.

 Trauma and Biohazard Cleaning

 If your loss resulted in needing biohazard cleaning for your home or vehicle,  please visit the Florida Department of Health's website for a list of permitted clean up services.  http://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/biomedical-waste/trauma-scene-clean-up-list.html