Support Update – April 2024

Our team of Bears Of Hope counsellors is growing and with that growth comes more opportunities and flexibility in our availability. In the past 6 months, we have welcomed Maria (Hobart), Uday (Sydney), and Dianne (Melbourne) to our team as contracted counsellors.

What’s on in September

Here we are approaching September and our support team continues to work to provide supports that reach all states and territories. We have been trialling many new avenues of support to reach both bereaved mums and dads – some well received and others less, please always feel free to send in your ideas to

Christmas Time

As we contemplate Christmas – especially in the early years of bereavement – we might wonder how we will survive. If this is the…

Support Update – December 2022

Counselling With the lead up to the end of the year, you may find a social withdrawal and a wave of emotions that feel uncomfortable and uncertain to the usual way you might feel at this time of year or even throughout the year since your loss. This time of year is full of should have beens and social expectations that might not fit with the way you feel – have a chat with us for strategies on how to cope and manage this unfamiliar journey.

Our Support Services

Through a range of different emotional and physical levels, we are all feeling the impact coronavirus is having on our world. For many within our community, there are newly bereaved parents who are looking for support and trying to reduce the emotional isolation they feel

A Subsequent Pregnancy

It’s important to not let fear hold you back if your desire is to try again. This is a common experience of a subsequent pregnancy…

Helping Siblings Grieve

Written by Emma Commito When my angel Imogene was born sleeping my eldest was just about to turn 4. Her other sisters were 2.5 and…