The Bereavement Counselling Service, Dublin, Carlow and Newbridge
For information on the range of services provided contact:
Dublin Street,Baldoyle, Co. Dublin.
Tel. 01-839 1766
Head Office20 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2
Childline,freefone no: 1800 666 666
The ISPCC offers a range of services for children who have experienced loss or bereavement. These services include Childhood Support Workers, STEPS Youth Advice, Counselling Centres in 12 locations and Childline.
Sólás - Bereavement Helpline
Barnardos,Christchurch Square, Dublin 8.
Tel. 01-473 2110 (Mon-Fri., 10.00am to 12.00pm)
Advice and counselling line aimed at children and families following the death of a parent, carer or sibling.
The Compassionate Friends
Donegal Tel.. 075 31493
Cork Tel. 021 291892 / 3 64695
Clare Tel.. 065 20024
Limerick Tel.. 061 453609
Galway Tel.. 091 752033 / 798799
Nenagh Tel.. 06732675
An organisation of bereaved parents who offer support to each other. It is open to all parents who have suffered the loss of a child of any age.
The Suicide Bereavement Support Group, Dublin
Tel.. 01-848 4789
A support group for those bereaved by suicide.
Irish Friends of the Suicide Bereaved
PO. Box, 162, Cork.
Tel.. 021-294 318
Replies to queries by telephone and letter. Gives one to one support. Runs support groups for adults in Cork and residential weekends for people from any part of the country.
Tralee, Co. Kerry.
Tel.. 066-25932 (Mon-Fri, 10.00am to 12.30pm)
Support for families and friends bereaved by suicide.
The Miscarriage Association of Ireland
Carmichael House, North Brunswick St., Dublin 7.
Tel.. 01-872 5550, 872 2914, 873 570
Aims to provide support and information following miscarriage.
Irish Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society
Carmichael House,North Brunswick St., Dublin 7.
Tel.. 01-872 6996
Befriending and support organisation for those who have experience the loss of a baby around the time of birth.
Irish Sudden Infant Death Association
Carmichael House, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7.
Tel.. 01-874 7007
Support organisation with nationwide branches for parents bereaved by sudden infant death (cot death).
National Association of Widows in Ireland
12 Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin 7. Tel.. 0 1 - 677 0977 o r 677 0513
Aims to help widows readjust to their new role through advice, counselling and social activity.
Loreto Centre, Crumlin Road, Dublin 12.
Tel. 01~473 4175
Organises support groups nationally for children and young adults of bereaved or separated families.
Citizens Information Centres
Locally based advice centres where you can get free and confidential information. To find out where your local centre is, contact the National Social Service Board. The N.S.S.B. has produced a helpful leaflet for those affected by bereavement.
National Social Services Board
71 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.
Tel.. 01-661 6422