Bereavement Links

Bereavement Resources

Pieta House now operates the Suicide Bereavement Counselling centres that had previously been operated by Console. We provide free counselling, therapy and support to individuals, couples, families and children who have been bereaved by suicide. Click for contact details of the centres

The Irish Hospice Foundation
The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) has a Bereavement Education and Resource Centre (BREC) which provides a comprehensive range of information and training on bereavement and loss. The IHF also hosts, a dedicated bereavement site providing information and resources for the public and professionals. These resources include bereavement leaflets on various aspects of bereavement, such as understanding grief, grieving the death of a partner, supporting someone who is grieving and grief in the workplace and bereavement videos.                           
In addition, the IHF hold an annual public information evening in November which aims to provide information about grief and the range of supports available to those who are bereaved.

At the event a number of voluntary bereavement support services and professional therapeutic services were represented
Tel: (01) 6793188

Bereavement resources link:


The IACP (Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) was established in 1981, to identify, develop and maintain professional standards of excellence in counselling and psychotherapy. Their work promotes best practice and the development of the profession as well as safeguarding the public. As a registered Charity (CHY 6615) representing over 3,800 members, we are the largest Counselling and Psychotherapy Association in Ireland. IACP also provides an online directory of accredited counsellors / psychotherapist for the island of Ireland.Click to view IACP website

Anam Cara is a national organisation founded by bereaved parents. We provide a range of bereavement support services throughout the 32 counties. More importantly we offer peer support and understanding to families who have experienced the death of a child.Click to view Anam Cara website


CRY Ireland (Cardiac Risk in the Young) is a charity that was founded in 2002 by parents who had experienced the effects of Sudden Cardiac Death and unexplained death within their families. We provide a range of Family Support services to loved ones and families throughout the 32 counties. People can contact our All Island Freephone number on 1800 714 080 (Rep of Ireland) and on 00 44 8006 40 62 82 (Northern Ireland/UK).

Contact Details                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Elaine Whelan (Family Support Programme Coordinator) at [email protected] or 087-2174205      Lucia Ebbs (CEO) at [email protected] or 01-4142235
The Cry Centre, Unit 14B, Tallaght Cross west, Dublin 24. D24 R3HC                                               
Click to view CRY website please 

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