All emails and phone calls from families who are in need of support are answered by a licensed clinical social worker. Referrals to therapists and support groups are given to any family in need.
This year we will distribute 10,000 Forever Footprints brochures into the community in hopes that any parent who has lost a baby will know where to turn for help.
Forever Footprints has six programs of support for family and friends.
Forever Footprints is certified by the Board of Behavioral Sciences and Board of Registered Nurses to offer educational classes on how to better support families.
- Purchase memory boxes so parents forever have memories of their child.
- Provide bereavement training for nurses, so they are better able to help parents who are experiencing a loss.
- Establish libraries of bereavement books at all local hospitals and for provide books to any family member who request them.
- Supply hospitals and funeral homes with remembrance baskets which are used so they have a loving way to transport these special babies with dignity and grace.
- Provide Sibling to Remember backpacks to big brothers and sisters trying to grasp the loss of their new baby.
- Offer the Journey to Remember, a perinatal comfort care program, created to provide a safe and nurturing environment for families who wish to carry to term despite a life-limiting or fatal diagnosis.
- To make a donation to the Forever Footprints click here or mail to Forever Footprints: 151 Kalmus Drive, Suite L-4, Costa Mesa, CA 92636. Your donation will directly help impact families grieving the loss of a baby or babies.
Forever Footprints is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2005 that supports parents who have lost a baby in pregnancy or infancy. The mission of Forever Footprints is to ensure that families who have suffered a pregnancy or infant loss receive the best support, comfort, and resources possible. To do so, Forever Footprints provides families with direct services, educates the medical community to improve quality of care and response, and offers opportunities for remembrance to help families find their own path to healing.