This category lists professional counsellors, pastoral and religious support providers, companions and support groups who can assist the dying person to stay in control over treatment and carer decisions, to deal with fear, loneliness, vulnerability and to reach acceptance, peace, emotional and spiritual easement.
Bereavement service providers also specialise in assisting the bereaved to deal with grief from the loss of a loved one and to go through a painful but a natural and healing grieving process.
"Profound Healing - Sustainable Wellbeing"
Yarra Junction, VIC 3797The Gawler Foundation is Australia's first cancer support service and it also conducted the first active cancer support group in Australia. For over 25 years, the Foundation has helped thousands of Australians and people worldwide through its programs and training in cancer and multiple sclerosis (MS) management, disease prevention, stress management and counselling.
Alan Nightingale, Counsellor
BA Soc Sc,BTh,MNALAG, Cert IV PC & Chap
Bendigo, VIC 3550Professional and sensitive counselling for loss-grief, trauma, relationships, WorkCover, Victims of Crime, workplace issues. Affordable fees, GP referral welcomed but not needed, no long waiting list, after-hours and flexible appointments. Available to visit home or workplace outside of Bendigo area in the Central Vic region.
Canterbury, VIC 3126The Compassionate Friends is a Victorian mutual support organisation supporting bereaved parents, siblings & grandparents following the death of a child at any age and from any cause. Services include Supports Groups across Victoria, 24 hour telephone support answered by bereaved parents, grief information and seminars, library, Annual Compassionate Employer Awards.
Perth, WA 6000Lifeline WA provides Telephone Crisis Support for individuals experiencing a crisis in their lives and need someone to speak with. This service is available 24/7 on 13 11 14 and is a free call from landlines and from most mobile networks. Face to face counselling and support is also available for those experiencing bereavement through suicide call 9261 4444 for an appointment
13 11 14
Mitcham, VIC 3132Eastern Palliative Care services include client and family support, grief counselling, bereavement programs and pastoral care.
A service of Barwon Paediatric Bereavement Programme Inc.
Geelong, VIC 3220
Sydney, NSW 2000We offer support and friendship to family members grieving for a child. We invite you to become a member, attend support groups, make use of information we have about the grieving process and assist others with similar experiences.
SIDS and Kids
Hawthorn, VIC 3122SIDS and Kids is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families. We deliver on our vision through world class research; evidence based education and bereavement support and advocacy.
Adelaide, SA 5005A web based information resource for people who are experiencing loss who are bereaved and grieving, carers, friends, colleagues and health and welfare workers. Information can be found relating to grief associated with cause of death, grief reactions in persons, groups and cultures and grief after the death of someone close.
Sydney, NSW 2000CanTeen is a not-for-profit organisation supporting young people living with cancer. It manages several peer support programs: Patient Members, Sibling Members, Offspring Members, Bereaved Sibling Members and Bereaved Offspring Members. CanTeen has offices in all states.