Location: Richmond, VIC
Phone: 03 9421 7640
Groups are a very helpful opportunity for people who have been bereaved to gain a greater understanding of their situation and to spend time and communicate with others who have also been bereaved by suicide. We facilitate a wide range of group from professionally facilitated to peer support. Go to About Us for more information
Location: Victoria Wide
Phone: 03 9888 4944 / 1300 064 068
Bereaved parent and sibling network. Suicide bereavement support group each month in Canterbury and Sunshine and general groups in Camberwell, Eltham, Sunshine. No fee.
Location: Geelong, VIC
Phone: 03 4215 3358
Support After Suicide Geelong is a partnership with Hope Bereavement Care, we provide counselling as well as several monthly support groups:
Location: Eastern suburbs, Melbourne, VIC
Phone: 1300 052 590
LifeConnect provides community-focused suicide prevention services as well as support for people who have been bereaved by suicide.
People who reside, work and study in the Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) catchment can access LifeConnect services. The EMPHN catchment includes the cities of: Banyule, Boroondara, Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Mitchell, Monash, Murrindindi, Nillumbik, Whitehorse, Whittlesea and Yarra Ranges.
Location: Ballarat, VIC
Phone: 0427 762 929
Survivors of Suicide are a not-for-profit organisation who provide a bereavement support service to those touched by suicide. Our mission is to generate suicide awareness and prevention through support and education.
Phone: 0421 725 180
StandBy is dedicated to supporting people and communities across Australia bereaved or impacted by suicide, by providing a coordinated response of support and assistance and a single point of contact to assist in coordinating existing services to provide a response.
02 8584 7800
Burwood RSL, 96 Shaftsbury Road, Burwood.
1st Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm (exc. January)
Phone: 02 99982970 / 0448 465 431
Contact Kerry on either of the above numbers for information about support groups in your area
Western Sydney Suicide Prevention & Support Network
0402 627 696
Second Wednesday each month. Please call before attending.
0402 627 696
Last Wednesday each month. Please call before attending.
Lower North Shore, NSW
0414 721 653
Group programs available. There is a fee for services.
Kathi Pauncz, 02 9949 5522
This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month, 7pm to 9pm.
One Door, Suite 24 Jacobs Court, 1 -5 Jacobs Street, Bankstown, NSW
02 4645 7244
Lifeline Macarthur offers a Suicide Bereavement Support Group in Bankstown. This group is a closed group that meets weekly for eight (8) weeks. For further information please contact the coordinator, Cath Allen. Cath likes to meet people before they attend the group for the first time.
Lifeline North Coast Suicide Bereavement Group
phone: 02 6651 4093
02 6882 9222
Ann-Maree Hartley. Please contact the group coordinator for details.
Brian Wunsch Centre, The Art Room, 126 Avoca Road, Wakeley, NSW
02 4645 7244
Ceiny Maybury 0402 053 692
Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury offers a monthly support group for those bereaved by suicide. This support group meets at 7pm on the second Thursday of each month, at 4 Park Avenue, Gordon.
Margaret McKenna, 0419 421 066
ASSG provide telephone support or face to face meetings for individuals or groups in Grafton.
Lee-Ann Foord, 02 6581 2800
Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday evening of the month, from February to November.
Susan Foyle, 02 9545 0299
Hopefield currently don’t run a support group but do offer six free sessions of counselling to anyone bereaved by suicide, at any stage of bereavement.
Jan Fedley, 02 6622 4133
Lifeline Northern Rivers runs an annual closed support group to assist those who have experienced their loss by suicide for at least three months.
Jacky Moore, 02 4645 7200
Kathi Pauncz, 02 9949 5522
The group aims to provide a safe and confidential environment of trust for people to share their experiences and support each other. Meetings are held at the Tramshed, Narrabeen on the second Tuesday each month, 7pm-9pm.
02 4940 2000
This group meets at 7pm on the first Wednesday evening of each month and offers support and networking for those who have lost a family member, friend or partner to suicide. This group is supported by Lifeline Newcastle and Hunter.
Jamy Somerville, 0438 700 609
This group provides a safe and caring environment for those bereaved by suicide to share their experience and knowledge. Meetings are held at the Community Centre in Kite Street on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm. Please phone before attending.
02 6581 2800
Open group held on the 4th Wednesday of the month from February to November. From time to time they may also offer a closed group. They also have a facebook group for adolescents. Life Matters also offer a newsletter for survivors and hold annual memorial services in Tinonee and Port Macquarie.
02 4940 2000
This group meets on the fourth Monday of each month at Tomaree Library, Salamander Bay from 7pm-9pm.
02 4645 7200
Lifeline Macarthur offers a Bereaved by Suicide Support Group. This group is an open group and is held monthly. For further information please contact the coordinator, Jacky Moore. Jacky likes to meet people before they attend the group for the first time.
Stafford Cottage, 22 Bendooley St, Bowral NSW
02 4645 7244
P.O. Box 1185
Wollongong (1st Tuesday monthly) (02) 4229 1079/0411 143 586 (Marilyn)
Ulladulla (1st Thursday monthly) 0419 625 372 (Stephen)
Nowra (3rd Monday monthly) 0419 625 372 (Stephen)
Peer support is also available for those in the early stages of loss to suicide.
Shannon O’Brien 02 9101 5984 or 0437 274 316
02 4323 6105
Lifeline Central Coast NSW offer a Bereaved by Suicide Support Group.
1300 767 022 or 0423 567 055
For anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide at any stage in their grief. Meetings are held at Level 1 493A Ipswich Road Annerley (the building with Chemist Warehouse). Enter from rear car park on the second Friday of the month at 7.30pm.
07 4155 1015
Meetings are held at 10.30 am on the second Wednesday of each month at Neighbourhood Centre.
111 Targo Street Bundaberg
0409 765 305
The group is facilitated by trained counsellors including an Aboriginal person well known and accepted throughout Far North Queensland.
Meetings are held in Manunda, Cairns as determined by members. Call above number for next meeting details.
Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Support Association (SOSBSA).
0407 695 891 or 0407 162 039
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm at Cairns Red Cross Wellbeing Centre, Cnr Grove and Lake Streets Cairns
Entrance off Grove Street.
07 5491 5754
The Caloundra Living Beyond Suicide Support Group is supported by United Synergies Ltd. Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 10am at 42 Croydon Ave, Currimundi, Queensland.
07 3432 6159
The suicide bereavement support group provides a confidential, non-judgmental and compassionate setting where participants are able to give and receive support. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6.30 pm.
Logan SOSBSA Support Group
0474 331 308
Meetings are every second Tuesday at 7.30 pm at The Meeting Place Griffith University Logan Campus, University Drive Meadowbrook.
Follow University Drive to the campus, turn right at the first round about to Evans Road. Follow Evans Road to the car park on the right at the round about
Mt Pleasant, QLD
Kim, 0430 186 149
For anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide at any stage in their grief. Meetings are held at 2pm on the second Saturday of every month and the Gordon White Library, 54 Phillip Street, Mt Pleasant.
North Condon, QLD
07 4772 3607
Meetings are held at the Salvation Army, 49-61 Beck Drive, North Condon, Fortnightly on a Monday night.
Airlie Beach, QLD
0412 448 805
Meetings are held on the first Saturday of each month at 2pm at Crisis & Counselling Centre.
Cannonvale Business Centre, Shute Harbour Road Airlie Beach.
08 8332 8240 or 0468 440 287
For people who have lost a relative, friend or colleague through suicide.
Telephone support: 8am – 8pm, 7 days per week
Meetings: Every third Wednesday, 7pm – 9pm
1300 76 11 93
10am – 10pm, 7 days a week.
A free program providing practical and emotional support to families and individuals bereaved through suicide.
The Salvation Army – Derwent Valley Suicide Support Network.
Matt Hill 0459 096 003 or 03 6261 2353.
Location: Albany, WA
Phone: 0427 413 998 or 08 9842 1549
A beacon of light and hope for those bereaved by suicide.
1300 11 44 46
Based in Perth, ARBOR is a counselling and outreach service which provides support for people bereaved by suicide.
The National Indigenous Crisis Response Service.
24 hour after suicide service on 1800 805 801 or 0499 333 132.
StandBy is a suicide bereavement response service that provides a 24-hour coordinated community crisis response to families, friends and associates who have been bereaved through suicide. They are located in many areas of Australia. Check their website for details.