Resources – Central Texas

 

AUSTIN

Pregnancy Loss Support Group of Austin

  • A support group for those who have suffered an infant’s death through miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death. Meets the first Sunday of each month from 2 – 4 PM. Led by Pat Evilsizer, RN. Location: South Austin Medical Center, 901 W. Ben White Blvd.  Phone: (512) 282-4123 (Pat or Betsy)

HOPE Perinatal Loss

  • (Helping Ourselves Through This Perinatal Experience) Established for parents or grandparents to process loss due to multiple miscarriages, termination, stillbirth, and very early infant death. This is a closed six-week group that meets at the Ronald McDonald House. Call:  (512) 658-2674.

The P.A.L Support Group

  • (Pregnancy After Loss) is for women or couples planning pregnancy or currently pregnant after suffering perinatal or early infant loss. PAL is a closed six-week group that meets at the Ronald McDonald House.  Call:  (512) 658-2674.

Center for Counseling & Reproductive Psychology – Dr. Kelly Boyd, PsyD

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kelly Boyd, PsyD hosts support groups for Pregnancy and Infant Loss and Pregnancy After Loss.
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss – 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 pm, St. David’s Hospital in Round Rock, Education Classroom 3
  • Pregnancy After Loss – 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 pm, St. David’s Hospital in Round Rock, Education Classroom 3
  • Call (512) 733-5224 for more information

Face2Face Austin

  • Face2Face Austin is a local social group for women who have suffered any type of pregnancy or infant loss. Meetings are held every other weekend in the greater Austin area at various locations such as coffee houses, restaurants, and parks. The goal of F2F is to encourage long-lasting friendships, and to provide a place for safe and open grief sharing in a supportive environment.  Group Leader: Annette Benavides.  Email: face2faceaustin@gmail.com
  • Location: Various locations; Every other Sunday at 4pm, beginning January 30th
  • Group facebook page

Hyde Park Counseling Center

  • The center’s mission is to offer biblically-based solutions to problems in a caring, confidential, professional setting and to equip lay persons with skills to minister to others.
  • Contacts:  Counseling Center:   Main Desk 512-451-2186. Send an Email.   Dr. Nicole Fitzpatrick, Director:  512-451-2186.

Hand to Hold

  • A local Austin non-profit dedicated to providing comprehensive navigation resources and support programs to parents of preemies, babies born with special health care needs and those who have experienced a loss due to these or other complications.  Contact them for direct support and resources, including a Helping Hand Match to provide peer support.
  • Through a partnership with My Healing Place, Hand to Hold is able to direct bereaved parents to support groups for themselves and their surviving children in the Austin area. Call 512-472-7878 to learn more.