Grief Support

Let Us Lend a Helping Hand

When we lose a loved one, its hard to know where to tur, who to talk to or what questions to ask. However, it can be even harder realising that we may need help getting through this very difficult time in our life. We’ve provided you with some contacts to help you find the help that you need.

We’re With You Every Step of The Way

Let us help you find the help you need.

  1. Phone advice and referral information about health concerns, including counselling services.
    Phone: 13 43 25 84


Counselling services for issues including grief and loss provided by telephone or face-to-face by appointment.

Phone: 13 11 14 (24 Hours)

Website: www.lifeline.org.au

Victim Assist Queensland

Information and referral services for victims of crime and their families. They can also provide information on financial assistance that may be used for grief counselling and funeral expenses.

Phone: 1300 546 587 (8:30am – 5:00pm, Mon-Fri)

Website: www.justice.qld.gov.au/justice- services/victims-of-crime/victim-assist- queensland

Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group

Provide a range of support services to people affected by the death of a loved one by homicide.

Phone: 1800 774 744

Website:  www.qhvsg.org.au

Salvo Care Line

Phone crisis counselling for issues including bereavement.

Phone: 1300 363 622

Sids & Kids QLD

Assist families who have experienced the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child, during birth, pregnancy or infancy, regardless of the cause.
Phone: 1300 308 307

Website: www.sidsandkids.org

Suicide Callback Service

Phone counselling service for people at risk of suicide as well as to people affected by the death of a loved one by suicide.
1300 659 467

Website: www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Victims Counselling & Support Services

Counselling, support, information and referral for people affected by crime either directly or indirectly including family, friends and witnesses.

Phone: 1300 139 703

Website: www.vcss.org.au

Kids Helpline

Counselling services for Children and young people by telephone, internet or email.

Phone: 1800 551 800

Website: www.kidshelpline.com.au


Support, information and referral for men with family, relationship or other concerns.

Phone: 1300 789 978

Website: www.menslineaus.org.au

Bonnie Babes Foundation

Grief counselling and support services for families who have lost a baby during pregnancy or soon after birth.

Phone: 1300 BONNIE (1300 266 643)

Website: www.bonniebabes.org.au


Counselling services throughout Queensland for issues including grief and loss.

Phone: (07) 3250 4305

Website: www.centacarebrisbane.net.au

Coronial Counselling Service

A support and information service for families whoseloved one’s death is being investigated by the Coroner.The Counsellors can also provide information about the coronial investigation process.

Phone: (07) 3000 9342 (S.E. Queensland)

Free Call: 1800 449 171 (Regional)


This service offers an online messaging service accessible 24 hours, 7 days a week, from anywhere in Australia. The approximate time for a response from the counsellors is 72 hours from the time you contact them.

Website: www.griefline.org.au

Paradise Kids

Counselling and support groups for children affected by grief and their families.

Phone: (07) 5574 6853 (Gold Coast)  OR  (07) 3847 9943 (Brisbane)

Website: www.paradisekids.org.au

Private Social Workers, Psychologists & Occupational Therapists

A Medicare rebate may be available for counselling services with a registered social worker, psychologist or occupational therapist. For further information and eligibility, see your General Practitioner.

Relationships Australia

Counselling for individuals, couples and families at a range of centres across Queensland. They also provide a telephone counselling service to people who are unable to access a branch office.

Phone: 1300 364 277

Website: www.relationships.com.au


Support and information service for parents and their families who experience the death of their baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death and other reproductive losses.

Phone: (07) 3254 3422   OR  1800 228 655

Website: www.sandsqld.com

The Compassionate Friends Inc.

Provide support to families grieving the death of a child of any age, from any cause. Face-to-face or telephone support is available at many locations across the state.

Phone: (07) 3254 2657

Website: www.thecompassionatefriends.org.au

Let Us Lend a Helping Hand