Bereavement Support

The Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Spiritual Care and Education provides specialized and compassionate bereavement support. We hope the following resources provide some guidance for you on your journey. 

The Loss of a Loved One- What Comes Next?


AARP Checklist: Practical steps you need to take in the early days.


211 United Way Helpline: Need help? Dial 211. A free helpline operated by United Way of Greater Houston 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in many languages.


Burial Assistance:Local county burial assistance program resources 

Texas Montgomery, Liberty, and Walker County Indigent Burial Assistance

The Rosenberg Annex: Fort Bend County Social Services

Houston, Texas: Harris County Burial Assistance Program


Funeral Home Resources:See below for a comprehensive list of funerals homes categorized by zip code to help make your planning a little easier. MORE LOCATIONS COMING SOON.


Funeral Home Services Map

Helpful Resources

Grief and Loss
Chaplains provide bereavement support for patients and their families whenever there's a loss. We understand that this can be a painful experience, and we want you to know that you are not alone.


Perinatal Loss
The loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or other means represents an occasion of profound sadness and grief. Our chaplains respond to parents with compassionate listening, spiritual and emotional support, and bereavement education.