Resources & Referrals

Resources

Howard Squires Funerals has developed a wide variety of printed resources relating to loss and grief arising from a diversity of changes and transitions in people’s lives. These are available on request by professionals and members of the wider community. 

Referrals

Howard Squires Funerals receive many enquiries with regard to recommending counselling services. 


For support groups and specific grief and bereavement information go to:

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement  -  www.grief.org.au  |  (03) 9265 2100 or 1300 664 786

Your local Community health centre or palliative care services.

Lifeline  -  13 11 14

The Compassionate Friends Victoria  grief support after the death of a son, daughter, brother or sister, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (03) 9888 4944 or 1800 641 091

Kids Help Line telephone counselling. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  -  1800 551 800

SIDS and Kids Victoria. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  -  (03) 8888 1600 or 1300 308 307

SANDS : Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support  -  (03) 9899 0217

Very Special Kids Bereavement Support Program  -  (03) 9804 6222 or 1800 888 875

Parentline Victoria. 8am to 12 midnight, 7 days a week  -  13 22 89

MensLine Australia. 24 hours a day, seven days a week  -  1300 789 978

Solace for Bereaved Partners  -  (03) 9384 1722

SuicideLine Victoria. For counselling, crisis intervention, information and referral (24 hours, 7 days)  -  1300 651 251

Support After Suicide  -  (03) 9421 7640

GriefLine Community & Family Services Inc. Loss and grief phone counselling service. 12noon-3am, 7 days a week  -  (03) 9935 7400


We also recommend seeing your GP in case you would benefit from a managed care plan or other referral.