Resources for Coping with Grief

Local Resources

Child Bereavement Support (Singapore)
A peer-support network for parents who have suffered the loss of a child, regardless of circumstance.
Website: https://www.cbss.sg/
Email: help@cbss.sg
PleaseStay. Movement Singapore

An advocacy group calling for unity and support to prevent suicide among young people.
Website: https://www.pleasestaymovement.com/grief-support
Email: pleasestaymovement@gmail.com

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)
A suicide prevention centre providing emotional support to individuals facing a crisis, thinking about suicide or affected by suicide.
Website: https://www.sos.org.sg/
Email: pat@sos.org.sg
24-hour Hotline: 1800 – 221 4444
Wicare Support Group
A peer-support group providing support, resources and tools to empower widows and their children.
Website: https://www.wicare.org.sg/
Email: contactus@wicare.org.sg
Tel: 6354 2475 / 6354 1941

Overseas Resources

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

A national centre providing specialist bereavement services for individuals, children and families in Australia who need assistance following the death of someone close to them.
Website: https://www.grief.org.au/
Email: info@grief.org.au
 

Cruse Bereavement Centre
A national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Website: https://www.cruse.org.uk/
Email: helpline@cruse.org.uk
 
Irish Hospice Foundation
A national charity that addresses dying, death and bereavement in Ireland.
Website: https://hospicefoundation.ie/
Email: info@hospicefoundation.ie
 

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