Bereavement Support

Please note: The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement is not a crisis support service. In an emergency please call 000, or if you require urgent counselling, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

  
The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Counselling and Support Service provides a statewide specialist bereavement service for individuals, children and families who need assistance following the death of someone close to them. The service offers face-to-face bereavement counselling most of which is office-based, as well as bereavement support programs such as support groups, information resources and remembrance events. In addition, the service provides advanced training for bereavement counsellors by providing a supervised internship for experienced practitioners. Counsellors at the service come from a variety of disciplines including social work, psychology and psychotherapy.

Counselling Services

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Counselling and Support Service, provides a statewide specialist bereavement service for individuals, children and families who need assistance following the death of someone close to them.

Support Groups

Support groups are a way of bringing people together in a safe space to share common life experiences. They provide a forum for participants to communicate in a mutual understanding of shared challenges and problems. The strength of support groups lie in the connections and understandings that come from shared narratives.  

Secondary Consultation

This service provides information, consultation and support for practitioners who are working with bereaved clients experiencing complex and prolonged bereavements. 

Other Bereavement Services

A list of external bereavement services and links to their websites.

 

Further Information

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Counselling and Support Service is located at 253 Wellington Road, Mulgrave, Victoria 3170. For further information phone (03) 9265 2100 or contact us via email.