Due to COVID-19 guidelines, many of the services listed in our Services Directory have adopted new working arrangements. Please contact them directly to ascertain their current arrangements. 

All Counties


Anam Cara

Anam Cara provides information, resources and bereavement support after the death of a child of any age and through all circumstances to all bereaved parents.

T: 01 404 5378 or 085 288 8888 / W: www.anamcara.ie / E: info@anamcara.ie


Barnardos’ Children’s Bereavement Helpline Service

Barnardos Helpline Service is available from 10am-12pm Monday to Thursday to members of the public seeking information and support in relation to bereavement. The Helpline is operated by fully trained and supported volunteers.

T: 01 473 2110 / E: bereavement@barnardos.ie


Irish Hospice Foundation Telephone Bereavement Support Service

Supports those who have been affected by bereavement during the COVID 19 pandemic. This is not a professional counselling service, however, the helpline can provide information on other services which provide this level of care, if that is required.

T: Freephone 1800 80 70 77, 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday


Jacinta’s Smile

Sibling bereavement support: tailored specific individual therapy for young children (ages 7–17) and young adults (ages 18–25) that have lost a brother or sister.

T: 090 662 5898 or 087 422 0000 / E: info@jacintassmile.ie / W: www.jacintassmile.ie



Providing support and counselling to those bereaved by suicide.

Covering Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

T: Galway 091 502 921  or Tuam 093 25586 / W: www.pieta.ie 


Galway Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service – Pieta

Provides support and practical information immediately after a death by suicide.

T: 085 856 8082


Mayo Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service

This project aims to liaise with service providers who are supporting families bereaved by suicide in Co. Mayo and explore ways in which to develop these supports in a co-ordinated way. It also aims to meet with families who are affected by a suicide death to respond to their needs.

T: 094 902 5900


Roscommon Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service

Roscommon Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service (Roscommon SBLS) is a free & confidential service that provides assistance & support to families & individuals grieving the death of a loved one by suicide.

T: 085 740 7856 / 090 662 5898 / 071 966 3000 / E: info@vitahouse.org
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