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Oak Tree Bereavement Center
1500 Perez Drive  •  PO Box #1827  •  Pacifica, CA 94044 415-806-7169  •
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With the aid of professional staff and ongoing training, Oak Tree Bereavement volunteers provide a safe place for grieving the death of a loved one, a life-threatening illness, and personal loss.

We offer the following services:

  • Individual counseling
  • Grief support groups
  • On-site grief crisis intervention
  • End-of-life education & support
  • Information and referral
  • Community education

Our services and practices are informed by:

  • Current research in end-of-life, death, grief and loss.
  • Homeopathic remedies
  • Earth/nature-based knowledge practices
  • Native American/First Nations healing practices
  • Celtic/Sufi/Folkloric mythologies
  • Cross-cultural grief practices







“America’s diversity
denies us the warmth
of a shared grieving

Deborah Nagle-Burks,PhD
Executive Director

With the aid of a professional staff, our services encourage
understanding that change and loss are natural in the cycle of life. We offer emotional support and information
to those moving through the pain and isolation of the grieving process. Oak Tree Bereavement Center does not espouse a particular religion or philosophy.