Extra support details
Bereavement Support Organisations
Well run bereavement support agencies ensure their volunteers are carefully selected, receive on-going training and are supervised by professionals. They are trained to provide a listening ear, to facilitate people talking about their experience and to support them in finding their way through their grief.
Hospices and hospitals
If you have been bereaved through a hospice death a bereavement support service may be available through the hospice. Contact the hospice if you feel you need additional support
Directory of local hospice services available HERE
If the death occured in an acute hospital bereavement support may be available. Contact the social work department of the hospital.
A volunteer-led bereavement support service is available through The Bereavement Counselling Service (tel. 01-8391766).
If you are grieving the death of a child, Anam Cara provide peer support services across the country for parents and siblings.
The Samaritans, also provide a a 24-hour listening service on 1850 609090
Living links also provide support following suicide bereavement