Understanding of Hospice in Australia

GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

 

  • SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT BEREAVEMENT

COUNSELLING SERVICE

Ph: (02) 9767 5656

For people living in the area covered by Balmain, Concord, Canterbury and RPA Hospitals

 

  • SACRED HEART BEREAVEMENT COUNSELLING SERVICE

Ph: (02) 8382-9594

For people living in South East Area Health

 

  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Ph: 9382 1726

 

  • BRAESIDE PALLIATIVE CARE BEREAVEMENT SERVICE

Ph: (02) 9616 8678

 

  • BEREAVEMENT COUNSELLING SERVICE

Ph: (02) 9553 3025

For people living in South East Area Health

 

  • WESTERN SYDNEY BEREAVEMENT COUNSELLING SERVICE

Ph: (02) 9881 1695

 

  • SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS BEREAVEMENT CARE SERVICE

       Ph: (02) 4862 1701

 

  • HOSPITAL CANCER CARE CENTRE

       Ph: (02) 4222 5781

 

  • COAST BEREAVEMENT SERVICE

       Ph: (02) 4336 7777

 

  • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR LOSS AND GRIEF (NALAG)

Ph: (02) 8230 1527 or (02) 9926 6928

For information and contacts about grief. 

 

  • BEREAVEMENT CARE CENTRE

(02) 9869 3330

Provide bereavement counselling.  They run groups for grieving children.

 

  • LIFELINE 24 HOUR SERVICE

Ph: 13 11 14

 

  • TRANSCULTURAL MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

Ph: (02) 9840 3800

They have bilingual counsellors.

 

OTHER SERVICES

 

  • Sids and Kids NSW           

Ph: 1800 651 186
Support following the sudden & unexpected death of an infant from 0 to 6 years
Building 301 Gate 1 Rozelle Hospital
Balmain Rd. Rozelle NSW 2039.

The Compassionate Friends NSW

Ph: 9290 2355 

Assist families following the death of a child and provide information to help others to be supportive.  They are staffed entirely by volunteer bereaved parents.

Adult sibling support group also available

 

Canteen

The CanTeen Counselling Service is for young people aged 12-25 who have a parent with cancer or a parent who has died from cancer. The service offers both one-on-one and group counselling options. Counselling can be carried out face-to-face, over the phone or online. Counsellors are based in Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle and Melbourne. Telephone and online counselling can reach any young person in Australia.

Ph: 1800 226 833 Ph: 9007 0248 (Coordinator)

support@canteen.org.au.

  • Solace

Ph: 9519 2820 Support group for widows and widowers.

 

  • LEUKAEMIA FOUNDATION GRIEF SUPPORT

(02) 9902 2222

Level 4, 44 Hampden Road
Artarmon NSW 2064

 

  • Coronial Grief Counselling Service – Glebe 8584 7800

Coronial Grief Counselling Service – Westmead 9854 6001
Support After Suicide – Burwood – 8584 7800

  • Homicide Victims’ Support Group (Aust) Inc. 1800 191 777 or 8833 8400

 

  • NORTHERN NSW

Footsteps Bereavement Group Macksville

(02) 6568 2677

Bereavement Support Group Coffs Harbour Health Campus

Meets on the first Tuesday morning of each month. Ph: 66567000

Grief & Loss Support Group - Port Macquarie

(02) 6581 2414

Palliative Care & Bereavement Service - Coffs Harbour

(02) 6656 7675