Grief 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, meditation and creativity workshops, information evenings, massage therapy and an annual Ceremony of Remembrance. 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.

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, fax (03) 9265 2150 or email counselling@grief.org.au

Further Information

  • Counselling
    The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement Counselling and Support Service provides counselling for individuals, children and families in Melbourne and throughout Regional Victoria.
  • Fee for service information
    The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) provides a range of bereavement counselling and support services. Services are delivered at our centre, within the community and at a number of regional locations throughout Victoria. We generate a component of income via a fair and transparent fee for service process.
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    The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement offers a range of support groups
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  • Telephone Services
    The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement provides two toll-free telephone services for bereaved Victorians and those who care for them.
  • Newsletters
    Download the latest and back issues of our newsletters.
  • Your Stories
    Your Stories is a collection of stories, narratives, poems and creative expressions contributed by bereaved individuals who want to share insights from their own grief journey.
  • Training and Supervision
    Information on Counselling Placements at the Bereavement Counselling and Support Service.
  • Bereavement support information
    Commonly asked questions about grief
  • Victorian Bereavement Support
  • Understanding grief