133 Center Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: 207-942-8815
Fax: 207-942-1997

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Pet Services

Learn about the Pet Services we offer at Brookings-Smith.

Grief Support

Community support is essential to our mission.
Our desire is to help members of our community with various needs. That is why we currently assist groups like Community Bereavement Support Group, Compassionate Friends, Pathfinders, Suicide Support Group, Widowed Persons Service, and Eastern Maine Pet Bereavement Group.

The Harbors of Hope Bereavement Program, sponsored by Beacon Hospice. Contact Robin Sprague Bereavement Coordinator for Beacon Hospice: 207 – 942 – 2920, email: robin.sprague@beacanhospice.com

Community Bereavement Support Group
A community support group for those who are grieving.
Contact:
Hospice of St. Joseph, (207) 262-1810
New Hope Hospice, (207) 843-7521

Commpassionate Friends
A special support group for parents who have lost children.
Contact toll-free (877) 969-0010 / www.compassionatefriends.org

Pathfinders
Helping children to cope in the midst of a loss.
Contact (207) 973-8269

Suicide Support Group
Addressing the grief of those who've suffered a sudden loss.
Contact (207) 973-8269

Grief Support Web Sites
Children and Loss

Growth House
A site where children can get some of their questions answered and participate in activities with others

Raindrop
A pamphlet in cartoon form that helps to explain to children about death

Fernside
A club for children and teens dealing with death

Death of Your Child

Grief Support
Grief support after the death of a child

Parents Grieving Loss
Support and care for parents grieving the loss of a child

SANDS: Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support
Resources for parents who have suffered these types of loss

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
A great source of information in dealing with this type of loss

Loss of a Loved One

Loss of a Spouse in Early Life
Site with tips, suggestions, and resources for young widows and widowers to help them deal with grief and loss

Loss of an Adult Sibling
Site dedicated to the formation of a support community for those who have suffered the devastating loss of an adult sibling

Suicide

Online Resources
Suggested online resources for suicide prevention and for survivors of suicide

Suicide: FAQ
An excellent site for information on suicide

Suicide Information and Education Center

Teen Suicide Site

General Information on Grief

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The U.S. Emergency Management Agency Response and Recovery site dealing with death, bereavement and loss. This site explains the natural progression of events in the grieving process.

Grief FAQ
Site that answers frequently asked questions about grief. Provides resources pertaining to illness, dying, grief, and loss.

For more information, please call Brookings-Smith.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.

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