Mission: To help parents, their families, and their healthcare providers cope with the loss of a baby before, during, or after birth
Services: Peer support groups, Telephone support, Hospital visitation, Quarterly newsletter, Lending library, Website, Social Media, Community education, Publications, Service of Remembrance
President: Kelly Symons
Secretary: Nancy Pierce
Treasurer: Matt Symons
Directors: Janice Kelley, Heidi Leaman, Nadine Silverstein, Stephanie Vergara
Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND) is a California non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, founded in 1981 to help parents, their families and their healthcare providers cope with the loss of a baby before, during, or after birth.
HAND is a resource network of parents, professionals, and supportive volunteers that offers a variety of services throughout Northern California and the Central Valley. There are no fees for our services. HAND relies entirely on donations to support its programs.
Through these pages, we hope to reach out beyond our local area to provide information and support to bereaved parents and the people who care for them.
Please contact us if we can be of assistance or if you would like any additional information.
To help parents, their families, and their healthcare providers cope with the loss of a baby before, during or after birth.
HAND’s ServicesPeer support groups
Service of Remembrance
HAND is a 501(c)(3) organization