Updates & Announcements

05/02/19: Big Day of Giving.  We are excited to be one of the 600 non-profits selected this year to participate in the Sacramento Region Community Foundation's Big Day of Giving.  With your support, we will grow our impact in our community.  Find us at:


​​10/12/19: Rock'N Ribs - A Fundraiser Celebrating Life

We are dedicated to providing a variety of peer support services that comfort those in grief, suicide grief support, encourage healing and growth, foster the development of skills to cope with a loss and educate the community regarding the impact of suicide.


The loving outreach of Friends For Survival 

can bridge the gap between despair and renewed hope.

Those whose loss is recent can lean upon the shoulders of those who have made progress in the difficult task of working through grief after a suicide death.

What is Friends for Survival?

Friends For Survival, Inc. is a national non-profit bereavement outreach organization available to those who are grieving a suicide death of family or friends. Also to professionals who work with those who are grieving a suicide tragedy. Friends For Survival, organized by and for survivors, has been offering services since 1983. All staff and volunteers have been directly impacted by a suicide death.

The following numbers are NOT 24 hour crisis lines.

Voice mail is available after hours.

Suicide Loss Help Line 800-646-7322

Friends for Survival Help Line 916-392-0664

Email: FFS@TrueVine.net

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, this is a 24 hour national crisis line: 

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Offering Help After a Suicide Death

Friends For Survival, Inc.

P.O. Box 214463, Sacramento, CA 95821
916-392-0664    or     800-646-7322


Our Mission​