Childhood Bereavement is an overlooked issue that we, and many others, believe deserves more attention. With our bereavement partners and researchers, our goal to understand the issue and gaps we need to fill. Below are highlights from our research, surveys and opinion polls.



2020 AFT/ NYLF Educator Study: Key Findings/Topline Results 

Infographic: COVID-19’s impact on grief support in schools

Infographic: The state of grief support in schools


New York Life Grief Survey: Key Findings

Press release: New York Life Foundation parenting survey on childhood grief.

Press release: New survey on childhood grief reveals substantial "grief gap.


Survey: New York Life/NAGC Conduct First-Ever Poll of Grieving Kids

Survey: American Federation of Teachers/New York Life Foundation First-Ever Bereavement Survey


Survey: NAGC/New York Life Survey on Bereaved Parents


Survey: New York Life and Comfort Zone Camp conduct Groundbreaking Survey of Childhood Loss


Infographic: Childhood grief: a pervasive problem

Infographic: Educators need help supporting grieving students

Infographic: The New York Life Foundation Grief Survey

Infographic: New York Life Foundation's new national survey on bereavement


Research: Judi's House: Childhood Bereavement Estimation Model

Press release: Leading grief support provider Judi’s House releases groundbreaking national bereavement estimation tool

Local Grant Initiatives

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