Grief and other support

24 HOUR BEREAVEMENT AND LOSS HELPLINE
Available to anyone affected by the loss of a child during pregnancy or after birth.
Helpline: 1800 686 780

BEYOND BLUE
An independent not-for-profit organisation addressing issues associated with depression and anxiety.
Telephone: 1300 224 636
Website: www.beyondblue.org.au

BUNBURY WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS SUPPORT
Provides support and assistance to widows and widowers to find companionship and support, and to share in social gatherings with people who have had similar experiences. Fridays 1.00 - 3.00pm at Milligan House, Bunbury.
Telephone: (08) 9721 8944
Email: admin@milligan.org.au

CARERS WA
Support, information and advice for carers, including counselling after a bereavement.
Telephone: 1300 227 377
Website: www.carerswa.asn.au

CENTRECARE (BUNBURY AND SOUTH WEST)
Counselling and emotional support to anyone who has experienced a loss. Outreach services in rural and remote locations.
Telephone: 9721 5177
Website: www.centrecare.com.au

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU
Provides a free, confidential information and referral service. CAB also provide a low-cost legal advice service and prepare simple legal documents including wills, probate, letters of administration and enduring powers of attorney.
Telephone: 9721 6008
Email: bunbury@cabwa.com.au
Website: www.cabwa.com.au

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
You may be eligible for Bereavement Allowance - A short term income support payment, usually paid for up to 14 weeks, for someone whose partner has recently died or Bereavement Payment - Helps ease the adjustment to changed financial circumstances after the death of your partner, child or person you were caring for.
Website: www.humanservices.gov.au

HEADSPACE
Support and advice for 12 to 25 year olds who are going through a tough time. Call, email or drop in.
Telephone: (08) 9729 6800
Website: www.headspace.org.au
Email: info@headspacebunbury.org.au
Address: 1/82 Blair Street, Bunbury 6230

KIDS HELPLINE
Free, confidential telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged 5 - 25yrs.
Telephone: 1800 551 880
Website: www.kidshelp.com.au

LIFELINE
Lifeline WA provides telephone crisis support for individuals experiencing a crisis in their lives. Confidential free service available 24/7. Support counselling for those experiencing bereavement through suicide.
Telephone crisis support: 13 11 14
Suicide bereavement support counselling: (08) 9261 4451
Website: www.lifeline.org.au

MENSLINE AUSTRALIA
Telephone and online counselling service for Australian men. Down-to-earth, practical approach. Information and referral services.
Telephone: 1300 78 99
Website: www.menslineaus.org.au

NOW FINANCE
NOW FINANCE offers flexible loans, which are available to customers whether they are looking for finance for debt consolidation, travel, medical, home improvement or vehicle purchase.
Tel:1300 275 669
Website: https://nowfinance.com.au

SIDS AND KIDS WA
Provide support to anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected loss of a child from conception onwards.
24 hour bereavement support line: 1300 308 307
Telephone: (08) 9474 3544
Website: www.sidsandkidswa.org

SOLARISCARE SOUTH WEST
Support and information for cancer patients and their carers.
Telephone: (08) 9791 1559
Website: www.solariscancercare.org.au
Address: 72 Brittain Road, Bunbury 6230

SOUTH WEST ABORIGINAL MEDICAL SERVICE (SWAMS)
SWAMS' social and emotional wellbeing team provide counselling and support at the Bunbury clinic. Thursday afternoons by appointment.
Telephone: (08) 9726 6000