Where to get support if you have lost a child
Provides free online and telephone counselling services for Australian’s affected by grief and loss. They are open 12pm — 3am, 7 days a week.
Tel. 1300 845 745
• Grieving Parents Support Network:
This is a peer led global online support network for bereaved parents. You can share your story and find information and resources that other bereaved parents have found helpful
• National Centre for Childhood Grief:
Offers free bereavement counselling for children aged 3-18 who have had a loved one die.
Their offices are located in Sydney. They also offer bereavement camps to their clients.
Tel. 1300 654 556
Offers peer-to-peer support services for families who have experienced early pregnancy loss, medically advised termination, stillbirth or newborn death.
Further Information and Resources
Supporting children through Sibling grief:
To support families during this very difficult time Life’s Little Treasures Foundation in partnership NIDCAP Australasia have developed ‘My BRAVE Journey’, an interactive, guided children’s colouring in book. Learn more here.