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

 

Helplink Mental Health

Helplink Mental Health provides low-cost bereavement support in the form of counselling, 7 days a week to support you and/or your loved ones when you are going through the bereavement process.

It also has a specialist bereavement counsellor/therapist (Teresa Burns) who has completed an additional 60 hours of bereavement counselling training. This service is available nationwide via online counselling.

T: 0818 99 88 80 / W: helplink.ie / E: helplinksupport@helplink.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

 

Pieta

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

Galway Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service – Pieta

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

T: 085 856 8082

 

Healing Untold Grief Groups (HUGG) Galway

HUGG is a national suicide bereavement charity that helps people bereaved by suicide through its HUGG support groups, which are led by people who have been bereaved by suicide in a safe, confidential environment where attendeees can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other.

HUGG provides a physical peer support group in Claregalway, which meets every 2 weeks.

It also offers two virtual groups, that are open to anyone over 18 years.

Tel: 01 513 4048; Email: support@hugg.ie; Website: www.hugg.ie

 

Helplink Mental Health

Helplink Mental Health provides low-cost bereavement support in the form of counselling, 7 days a week to support you and/or your loved ones when you are going through the bereavement process.

Suppport is available face-to-face in Helplink Mental Health’s Galway office and online.

T: 0818 99 88 80 / W: helplink.ie / E: helplinksupport@helplink.ie

Mayo

Helplink Mental Health

Helplink Mental Health provides low-cost bereavement support in the form of counselling, 7 days a week to support you and/or your loved ones when you are going through the bereavement process.

Support is available face-to-face in Helplink Mental Health’s Mayo office and online.

It also has a specialist bereavement counsellor/therapist (Teresa Burns) who has completed an additional 60 hours of bereavement counselling training and provides face-to-face counselling in its Castlebar office.

T: 0818 99 88 80 / W: helplink.ie / E: helplinksupport@helplink.ie

 

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

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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