Grief Helps – Grief Helps offers a variety of no cost on-line resources to support the grieving. You will find information, encouragement and inspiration from blogs, mini-videos and books, photography and more. The site is managed by James E. Miller, a writer, photographer and presenter who has written many books and created many videos on loss and grief.
Compassion Books – Compassion Books offers a large selection of books in the areas of loss and grief. Easily navigated, their website has books for helping people of all ages from losses due to aging, illness, homicide, suicide and divorce. Books range from simple books for children to books for professionals. All books, videos and CDs carried by Compassion Books have been carefully reviewed by trained professionals and persons who have experienced similar losses.
Marilyn Peterson Armour – Marilyn Armour, PhD is a Professor in the School of Social Work at U Texas Austin. Armour is and a leading researcher in the area of Homicide and Restorative Justice. She has a keen interest in how families of victims survive in the aftermath of trauma. She has published numerous articles on homicide.
MNDPS – Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
Nova – National Organization for Victim Assistance.
Peyton Tuthill Foundation – The Peyton Tuthill Foundation was founded by Pat Tuthill who was confronted with an unspeakable tragedy when her 23-year-old daughter Peyton was raped, tortured and murdered by an unsupervised probationer who transferred from another state to Denver in 1999. The Peyton Tuthill Foundation “Hearts of Hope Scholarship” starts accepting applications each March for college scholarships awarded to children who have lost a sibling or parent to homicide to help them reclaim their lives. Peyton believed “that we should all leave the world a little better place than we found it.” Her legacy inspires the Foundation.
MN Office of Justice Programs – The Minnesota Office of Justice Programs is a resource for victims of crime. Crime Victim Reparation applications are available on the site as well as victim service providers by county.
Office for Victims of Crime – The federal government website for resources throughout the US.
Bureau of Justice Statistics – Bureau of Justice Statistics has a wealth of information on various crimes. Information is available for individual states as well as national statistics.