Services for Bereaved Families

In Deepest Sympathy

We would like to express our deepest condolences to you and your family during this time. The SUDC Foundation strives to provide the support and resources necessary for those who have lost a child to sudden unexpected death. 

To utilize our services, please contact us using the form on this page and a staff member will reach out promptly.

How The SUDC Foundation Can Help

The SUDC Foundation provides services at no cost due to the generosity of private donations and significant fundraising efforts. We currently serve over 1000 families worldwide. 

If you are a bereaved parent or family member, connect with the SUDC Foundation to receive:

  • Individualized case advocacy to assist families with navigating the death investigation process
  • Personalized support from family services staff, including a social worker
  • Public and private online support groups and social media pages with moderators, creating a safe and supportive online community
  • Peer support programs matching trained family volunteers with newly bereaved families
  • Resources and support for siblings and grandparents
  • Pediatric sleep monitor programs for subsequent children
  • Current and accurate educational resources and medical research 
  • Memorial and event planning websites
  • Assistance in banking your child’s DNA if desired
  • Information and assistance accessing research opportunities on SUDC
  • Guidance and support for hosting events and fundraisers to honor your child

Our efforts to raise awareness wouldn't be possible without the inspiration and enthusiasm of the SUDC community.