Grief and Bereavement and COVID-19

Free resources for practitioners and the public to share how bereavement and grief may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

MyGrief App

MyGrief app is specifically designed to support bereaved individuals and their family and friends. Free to download for Apple and Android devices. 

Grief Information Sheets

Eight downloadable Grief Information Sheets covering:
  • About Grief
  • Supporting Someone Who is Grieving
  • Grief, Anniversaries and Significant Occasions
  • Grief and Children (Pre-School, aged five and under)
  • Grief and Children (Primary School, aged 6-12)
  • Adolescents and Grief
  • Bereavement in the Workplace
  • Telephone Helpline Sheet
  • Companion Animal Loss
  • Counsellors Working From Home during COVID-19 Pandemic
Hard copies are also available for purchase in the online shop.


Resources for those affected by the 2009 Victorian Bushfires

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, with support from the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund, have developed a suite of free, downloadable grief information resources for those bereaved by the 2009 Victorian bushfires. 


Paediatric Palliative Care Resource

After the Loss of a Child: A Resource for Parents of Children in Palliative Care is a free downloadable booklet that looks at common issues and processes occurring both before and after the death of a child in palliative care. It provides information and helpful tips for navigating your own and your family’s grief experience both immediately and in the long term.

How to be a Compassionate Employer

In an effort to better educate and support workplaces in the area of grief and bereavement, the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, in partnership with The Compassionate Friends Victoria, have developed the following suggestions based on employees' lived experiences of what they have found helpful, in order to help guide and support employers in the development of compassionate policy and practice within organisations.

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