When you don't know where to turn for support, you can contact the following organizations which serve families and friends affected by traumatic death.


"This website includes a variety of useful documents and information about bereavement, funerals, Social Security, and other issues of concern after a death."

Suicide Support Groups:

Appleton Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Church 2600 E. Philip Lane Appleton, WI 54915

Contact: Gretchen Koch

(920) 651-1583

Meetings per Month: One - Second Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Green Bay Survivors of Suicide Hoberg

Home 740 S. Van Buren, Rm. 201 Green Bay, WI 54301

Contact: Jonna Bostedt

(920) 437-7527

Meetings per Month: One - Second Monday from 7-8:45 p.m.

Survivors of Suicide

Contact: Vicki Westrich

(608) 280-2600

Meetings per Month: Two - Second and Fourth Tuesdays 

Milwaukee Survivors Helping Survivors

Mental Health Association in Milwaukee City

734 N. Fourth St. Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53203-2102

Contact: Becky Wittig

(414) 276-3122

Meetings per Month: Two

Oconomowoc Survivors of Suicide

SOS/Survivors of Suicide 34700 Valley Road Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Contact: Michelle Unertl

(800) 767-4411

Meetings per Month: One

Ripon Survivors of Suicide

Immanuel United Methodist Church 401 W Fond du Lac Street Ripon, WI 54971

Contact: Gretchen Koch, LPC, MSE, NCC at

(920) 651-1583

Tim and Sandy Page at (920) 748-8954 

Meetings per Month: One - 1st Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Shawano Survivors of Suicide

518 W. 5th St. Shawano, WI 54166

Contact: Jeri Montour (715) 584-2254 

Contact: Ellen Swedberg

(715) 526-2631

Meeting Place: Shawano City Hall 127 S. Sawyer St. Shawano, WI 54166

Meetings per Month: One - Third Monday at 7 p.m.

Counties Served: Shawano, Menominee and surrounding Sheboygan

Crisis Services by phone only:

Ashland County: 1-866-317-9362

Bayfield County: 1-866-317-9362

Door County: 1-920-746-2588

Florence County: 1-866-317-9362

Forest County: 1-888-299-1188

Iron County: 1-866-317-9362

Oneida County: 1-888-299-1188

Portage County: 1-866-317-9362

Price County: 1-866-317-9362

Sawyer County: 1-866-317-9362

Shawano County: 1-888-238-3253

Taylor County: 1-888-317-9362

Vilas County: 1-888-299-1188