Provide grief and bereavement counselling as well as bereavement support groups.
Cancer Counselling Service
Phillip Health Centre
Cnr Corinna and Keltie Streets
Belconnen Health Centre
56 Lathlain Street
02 6207 9977
Provides bereavement counselling for families and carers.
CanTeen ACT and Southern NSW Division
02 6101 2207
Provides a mutual peer support network of young people living with cancer, this included bereaved siblings and offspring of people with cancer.
Clare Holland House/Home Based Palliative Care Service
02 6264 7300
Provides bereavement support or counselling to families or friends of patients of the Palliative Care Service.
Griefline Community and Family Services
1300 845 745 (landline only) or 03 9935 7400
Dedicated loss and grief national telephone counselling service. Provides anonymous support and specialist counselling to individuals and families. Online counselling is also available.
A facilitated telephone support group for people who's loved one has died from a cancer related illness. The group runs in a 'closed' six-session format. Call or e-mail to register your interest.
02 6297 1052
A self help group for widows and widowers of all ages. Assists bereaved people to adjust to their loss. The phone number is answered by O'Rourke Funeral Directors.
Telephone Grief Support
National Association for Loss and Grief (NSW)
0439 922 201
A Sydney based telephone support service operated by trained volunteers who provide information and referral to people experiencing loss and grief. By appointment through leaving a message on their answering system.
The Compassionate Friends ACT and Queanbeyan
02 6286 6134 or 02 6287 3350
Part of world-wide self-help organisation offering friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, siblings and grand-parents. Offering friendship and understanding to families who are grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. All bereaved family members are welcome.Inclusion of a service in the directory does not imply endorsement of the service by Cancer Council ACT.
Updated February 2018