Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group — AFSP

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

Allentown, PA 18101, USA

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

AFSP makes the support group listings directory for suicide loss survivors available as a public service and does not run, recommend, endorse, or fund any of the groups listed. In addition, we do not monitor individual groups and only update information as it is made available to us by the facilitators and/or sponsoring organizations.

Please follow up with the listed contact to ensure their group is still active and confirm both meeting times and location.

Meeting Place

First Presbyterian Church of Allentown, in the Chapel
3231 West Tilghman Street

Meeting Time(s)

The group meets continuously throughout the year. Meetings are held monthly on the third Thursday of the month from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.


Mary Youtz
[email protected]

Gerry Ifkovits
[email protected]

Group Type

This group is open, which means that new members may join at any time.


Mental health professional and fellow loss survivor



Hosting/Sponsoring Organization

AFSP Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter

Additional Information

This group is co-facilitated by two board members of AFSP’s Greater Lehigh Valley chapter: Gerry Ifkovits is a certified school psychologist who has worked with students and parents in public education for 39 years. Mary Youtz is a survivor of suicide loss whose firstborn son died by suicide in 2004.

This listing was most recently updated on July 18, 2018.