Suggested Support Services and Counselling

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Bereavement Information and Referral Service

(03) 9265 2100 or 1800 642 066

Article on the new diagnosis of Complicated Grief

Australian Health Directory

Cancer Council Support Services

A Widow Support group

Bereavement Care Centre

All About Grief – Reading Resources

(07) 55281 231

My Grief Assist – Bereavement Information, Training & Education

National Association for Loss & Grief (NSW) Inc.

Telephone based grief support service

9489 6644

Grief Recovery

Toll Free: 1800 763 538

Beyond Blue

Professional for anxiety, depression or related disorders

1300 22 4636 (also online chat 4pm-10pm 7 days) (24/7 helpline)

Lifeline Australia

24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services

Counselling and education programs

13 11 14 (also online chat 8pm-midnight 7 days) (24/7 helpline)

SIDS and Kids NSW

Services for people who experience the death of a baby or child up to six years of age

24/7 bereavement support line

Support groups


1800 651 186 (24/7 helpline)


Miscarriage, stillbirth and newborn death support

24/7 on call support line

Parent support groups and resources

1300 0 SANDS (24/7 helpline)

Solace Australia

Supporting those grieving the death of their partner

Support groups

Telephone grief support

9519 2820

Good Grief – Programs for children, young people and adults

Seasons for Growth – Program for Children

Dougy Centre – Grieving Children and Families

Kids Help Line

Online counselling for young people aged between five and 25

1800 55 1800 (24/7 helpline)

Compassionate Friends

9290 2355

Centralised Referral Service

Homicide Victims Support Group

Provides support for those whose loved ones have died through homicide.

Ph: 8274 8900

Toll free 1800 191 777.

Salvo Care Line

9331 6000

Support after suicide

8584 7800

Self-support group facilitated by the Social Work Dept. – Forensic Medicine, Glebe

Sydney Women’s Counselling Centre

Bereavement counselling by women for women

Phone 9522 1000 & 9718 1955

Bereavement Podcasts

Pregnancy an Infant Loss Support

Waves of Grief – Different Approaches to Bereavement

Heartbeat – Grief Support Following Suicide

Bereavement Care Centre – Bereavement counselling & education

Death, Dying & Mourning Interfaith Prayers & Blessings

Prayers for Grieving

Parents of Suicide

Online Support Groups

My Future Care

Whats Your Grief – wyg

Childrens Grief Hotline

1300 654 556

National Centre for Childhood Grief

Catholic Care

Relationship & Family Counselling

(02) 9509 1111

Individual Counselling & Group Counselling Sessions
For bereaved children or young people under the age of 18.

Support After Suicide