Grief Resources

Strengthen. Rebuild. Remember. Stabilize.


Tamarack Grief Resource Center strengthens and honors individuals, families and communities throughout their journey with grief.


We offer creative, active, meaningful gatherings for bereaved kids, teens, and adults in western Montana.
Programs include:

  • Teen Council, Missoula & Kalispell, monthly
  • Support groups, for youth and adults – Missoula, Kalispell & Browning
    • Call to learn what groups are available or to add your name to an interest list
  • School based support – throughout western Montana
  • Urgent response for schools and workplaces 
  • Consultations & counseling, Missoula, Kalispell and Browning
    • For kids, adults, teens, families, couples
  • Telehealth Counseling
  • Day of the Dead Parade (Everyone welcome!), Missoula
  • Community Workshops, Missoula, Kalispell and Browning


Our camps are set amidst Montana’s pines and mountain lakes. 2017 grief camps for individuals and families include:

  • Women’s Rendezvous, Flathead Lake
  • A Camp to Remember: Day Camp, Missoula
  • A Camp to Remember: Flathead Youth Camp
  • Men’s Retreat, Missoula area
  • A Camp to Remember: Family Camp, Flathead Lake
  • Mini-Camps, Missoula, Kalispell and Browning
  • Teen Wild Land Retreat, Missoula area


Offering customized trainings for communities, colleges, universities, school personnel, youth care workers, and professional conferences. Topics include: Grief after Suicide; Rituals; Grief in Families; Group Facilitation; Childhood Bereavement; Grief at School; Grief at Work; and more.

For Information or Registration, contact:



405 S 1st Street W
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 541-8472


17 Second St. East #202
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 261-0724


Student Success Center 
Blackfeet Community College 
504 SE Boundary Street 
Browning, MT 59417
(406) 239-8472

Additional Resources

Community Resources: Online Resources: Grief Books:
Healing Hearts for Moms:
Judy Peterson (406) 549-8482
Yvonne Nelson (406) 273-6627
Open to Hope Foundation
“Lessons of Loss: A Guide to Coping”
by Robert A. Neimeyer
Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Compassionate Friends
Toll Free (877) 969-0010
“Catching Your Breath in Grief”
by Thomas Attig
Area Hospices: GriefNet
“After Suicide Loss: Coping with Your Grief”
by Bob Baugher and Jack Jordon
Hospice of Missoula:
800 Kensington Ave.
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 543-4408
Missoula Youth Crisis Diversion Project “Why Do People Die? Helping Your Child Understand with Love and Illustrations”
by Cynthia MacGregor
Benefis Peace Hospice:1101 26th Street South

Great Falls, MT 59406-7008



Frontier Home Health and Hospice           

 800 Front Street Helena, MT 59601                                    (406)443-4140

Partners Hospice and Palliative Care Services:
2687 Palmer St.
Missoula, MT 59808
(406) 327-3624, (406) 728-8848
Compassus Hospice Missoula:
2409 Dearborn Ave, Ste E Missoula, MT 59801