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Where to find guidance after the death of a loved one

When someone you love passes away, it is natural to be overcome with a wide range of emotions.

Talking to someone can be an extraordinarily helpful way to work through those dark and distressing times, irrespective of which stage of grief you are experiencing.

Below are details of highly trained and compassionate organisations and people who can provide help, guidance, and a shoulder to cry on.

Beyond Blue

For people feeling anxious or depressed.

Phone: 1300 224 636


For anyone having a personal crisis.

Phone: 13 11 14

Open Arms

Veterans and families counselling.

Phone: 1800 011 046

Kids Helpline

Counselling for young people aged 5 to 25.

Phone: 1800 551 800


Support services for young adults, families and friends.

Phone: 1800 650 890

Grief Australia 

Counselling services for those affected by grief. (Previously Australian Centre of Grief and Bereavement).

Phone: 1800 642 066

You may like to visit your GP. They can work with you to create a mental health plan if you’re looking for further, or ongoing support.

More information to help you

For further guidance, plus information on the ‘practical’ requirements when a loved ones passes, please see our Feros Care Bereavement Guide. It highlights the immediate considerations when a death first occurs, who you need to contact, what happens after the funeral, reviewing possessions left behind, and the process of selling a deceased estate.

Remember, there is no one-size-fits all handbook for dealing with the death of a loved one, and we hope to make a positive difference during this difficult time.

Our expert team at Feros Care are available to contact via 1300 418 418.

Support is also available from Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 and Lifeline on 13 11 14.

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