OUR MISSION

The Bereavement Care Network links practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

The Bereavement Care Network links practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

OUR MISSION

The Bereavement Care Network links Practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

The Bereavement Care Network links practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

OUR MISSION

The Bereavement Care Network links practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

The Bereavement Care Network links practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

OUR MISSION

The Bereavement Care Network links practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

The Bereavement Care Network links practitioners and services to improve support for people working in bereavement care in the North, North-West and South of Tasmania.

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Below is a service listing for organisations relevant to the whole of Tasmania.

Palliative Care
 
Service Name Address Phone No Email Address Website Description
Department of Health and Human Services: Palliative Care GPO Box 125
HOBART TAS 7001
1300 135 513   http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/palliativecare Provide information on understanding and managing issues arising from a life limiting illness.
Aged Care Online Directory       https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/ Online directory of all aged care providers, residential facilities and community care, in Tasmania. 
 
Support Service
 
Service Name Address Phone No Email Address Website Description
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement 253 Wellington Road
Mulgrave Victoria 
Australia 3170
1800 642 066 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. https://www.grief.org.au/ The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) is an independent, not for profit organisation which opened in January 1996. As the largest provider of grief and bereavement education in Australia, ACGB has been providing support for bereaved and grieving Australians for over 22 years.
beyondblue PO Box 6100
Hawthorn Vic 3122
Australia
1300 22 4636   https://www.beyondblue.org.au/ beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to reduce the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in Australia. Visit www.beyondblue.org.au or 1300 22 4636
Bittersweet Parents     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. https://www.bittersweetparents.com.au/ Bittersweet is a group where every member understands because they are all living with the tragic loss of a child.
Cancer Council Tasmania   1300 656 585 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. http://www.cancertas.org.au Cancer Council Tasmania is a charity working to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians.
Carers Tasmania   1800 242 636 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. http://www.carerstas.org/ Carers provide care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail and aged.
CatholicCare  

Hobart: 62781660

L'ton: 63320660

D'port:64236100

Burnie: 64318555

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  www.catholiccaretas.org.au  CatholicCare offers a comprehensive state-wide counselling service that provides assistance to individuals, couples, families and children.
Compassionate Friends Victoria

229 Canterbury Road
Canterbury VIC 3126

1800 641 091 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. https://www.compassionatefriendsvictoria.org.au/ Using our lived experience, we support the parents and siblings of a child who has died, at any age and from any cause.
Kindred Life   0428934333 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. https://www.kindredlife.com.au/ Faced with the task of organising her father's funeral and administering his estate, Danielle felt there was an opportunity to enhance the care that was offered to grieving families and the options available to celebrate his life.
Lifeline PO Box 173
Deakin ACT 2600
Australia

13 11 14

If life is in danger CALL 000

  https://www.lifeline.org.au/ Crisis support and suicide prevention.
Li-Ve Tasmania 26 Lampton Ave. Derwent Park
PO Box 1003, Moonah, TAS 7009

(03) 6227 5400

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. https://www.livetasmania.org/ Everyone’s needs are different and people’s supports should be specifically tailored to suit their own wants and requirements. Li-Ve Tasmania offers a range of personalised services that can help you explore your goals, expand your opportunities and get the most from community life.
Liz Sykes Counselling 76 York Street, Launceston 0475397907
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
https://lizsykescounselling.com.au At Liz Sykes counselling there is a commitment to building a strong inter-personal relationship with the client – underpinned by respect, compassion, understanding and trust.
StandBy - Support After Suicide   0400 183 490 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   http://standbysupport.com.au/ StandBy – Support after Suicide is a suicide postvention program dedicated to assisting people and communities impacted by suicide.
The Suicide Call Back service  PO Box 2335
Footscray VIC 3011
1300 659 467 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

Suicide Call Back Service provides free phone, video & online counselling for anyone affected by suicide

Walking Through Grief   (03) 6224 3808  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  https://hospicevolunteers.org.au/

The Walking Through Grief group meets fortnightly to support people who are experiencing grief following the death of a loved one. It is an opportunity to meet socially and enjoy some gentle exercise together in a safe and supportive environment.

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