Finding help

Here you will find a list of loss, grief and bereavement resources. Click on the title to go the organisation's website.

Telephone and online support between 8am to 8pm.

Phone: 1300 845 745


A national peer-to-peer free counselling service for the LGBTIQA+ community.

Phone: 1800 184 527

Thirrili Postvention Support

Provides telephone support for indigenous people affected by suicide. Lines are staffed by Indigenous Suicide Postvention Advocates.

Phone: 1800 805 801

Hope Bereavement Care

Provides free information, support and counselling when grieving the death of a baby or child, grieving the death of an adult and grieving after suicide. Based in Geelong.

Phone: 03 4215 3358

Mercy Grief Services
Based in the western suburbs of Melbourne and providing bereavement counselling and group support. Based in Sunshine.

Phone: 1300 369 019.

Amber Community
Provide counselling and support to people affected by road trauma, and address the attitudes and behaviours of road users through education.
Phone: 1300 367 797.

Support After Suicide
Provides on-going individual counselling, group and online support and resources for children, young people and adults who are bereaved as a result of suicide.

Phone: 1800 943 415

Grief Australia

Provides a range of education programs and workshops for professionals and counselling for people affected by grief and bereavement.

Phone: 1800 642 166

The Compassionate Friends
A charity and peer support organisation which provides support 24 hour phone support, groups, drop-in centre, events and other services.
Phone: 1300 064 068


Provides initial contact and support for those bereaved by suicide.        Phone: 1300 727 247