Grief and Loss

Here you can find information and links to websites and services which will assist you or your family through the grieving process.

Palliative Care External Link - supporting family and friends through a life limiting illness providing in a sensitive way taking into account individual and family uniqueness, cultural and spiritual beliefs, traditions and lifestyle patterns.

Childhood Grief Centre External Link - Our services support individuals, couples and families including children.

HealthDirect Australia External Link- a health web site providing easy access to health information, including grief and loss. Registered nurses are available for advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Phone: 1800 022 222 (24 Hrs)

Information Kit on Dealing with a Road DeathExternal Link - a resource for those left behind after road accident deaths, the site contains very useful PDFs on bereavement in general, as well as the coronial process.

Lifeline External Link - our counsellors provide skilled and knowledgeable support to our callers at the time when their situation has overwhelmed them or just seems too much to bear alone.
Phone: 13 11 14

Parentlink External Link - is designed to increase parents' confidence and skills by supporting and linking them with a network of information, ideas and community services. The website provides information on children and grief and loss.
Phone: 13 34 27

My Aged CareExternal Link - is an online service providing information for all Australian over 50 including information about grief and loss.

SIDS and KIDS External Link - provides support families who have experienced the death of a child from conception to age six.
Phone: 1300 308 307 (24 Hr Bereavement Support)