Bereavement Support and Counselling Organisations

Contact information for organisations offering bereavement support and counselling

Last updated: 30 November 2016

General support

Grief Line
Counselling helpline for anyone coping with grief, plus online support
Website: www.griefline.org.au
Helpline: (03) 9935 7400

Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue support service for depression, anxiety and grief
Website: www.beyondblue.org.au
Helpline: 1300 22 4636

Samaritans
Confidential helpline for anyone struggling and in need of someone to talk to
Website: www.thesamaritans.org.au
Helpline: 135 247

Life Line
24/7 counselling helpline for crisis support and suicide prevention
Website: www.lifeline.org.au
Helpline: 13 11 14
Address: PO Box 173, Deakin ACT 2600

Support for children

National Centre for Childhood Grief
Counselling programs and groups for bereaved children and carers
Website: www.childhoodgrief.org.au
Helpline: 1300 654-556
Address: Denistone East, NSW, 2112

Kids Helpline
Confidential helpline for children and teenagers, plus support for carers across Australia
Website: www.kidshelpline.com.au
Helpine: 1800 55 1800
Address: Kids Helpline Administration, GPO Box 2469, Brisbane QLD 4001

Support following the loss of a child

Compassionate Friends
Bereavement support for grieving parents and families
Website: www.thecompassionatefriends.org.au
Helpline: 1300 654-556
Address: Denistone East, NSW, 2112

Support following a miscarriage & stillbirth

SANDS
Support for anyone affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth
Website: www.sands.org.au
Telephone Number: (03) 9895 8700
Address: Level 2b, 818 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, Victoria, 3128

Support following suicide

White Wreath Association
Supporting those affected by suicide or mental illness
Website: www.whitewreath.org.au
Helpline: 1300 766 177
Address: PO Box 1078, Browns Plains, Queensland, 4118