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The Bereavement Support Service, based at The Hospice of the Good Shepherd

The Bereavement Support Service is a free support service based at the Hospice of the Good Shepherd.  The service provides information and support to all bereaved adults, regardless of the nature, place or time of death.  Pre-bereavement support is also available.  Service offers individual counselling, individual befrienders and a twice monthly drop-in group.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Carol Jones
Telephone
01244 853193
E-mail
bereavement@hospicegs.com

Where to go

Address
The Hospice Of The Good Shepherd
Gordon Lane
Backford
Chester
Postcode
CH2 4DG

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
We are able to offer appointments outside of normal working hours, but this is subject to availability and need, and would be discussed at referral/assessment stages.
Befrienders run a drop in group at Mollington Village Hall on the first and third Tuesday of the month 10:00 am -12:00 pm

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£0.00

Availability

Areas Covered
Chester
Neston
Ellesmere Port
Frodsham & Helsby
Referral Details

Referrer completes referral form or gives details verbally over the phone, service then contacts the individual for short telephone assessment within 21 days, then individual is placed on the waiting list, average waiting list time is 12 weeks.

Restrictions on Eligibility - must be referred on the basis of the bereavement, not other outstanding mental health issues.

Referral criteria
Referral criteria
Criteria
Self Referral
Via Gp Or Health Professional
Via Social Care
Via Independent Living Team
Via Voluntary Agencies

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