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Loss and Grief Centre

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49 Tay Street, Invercargill

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

6 Fairfield Street, Gore

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Description

We are here to help with your issues of Loss and Grief.

We offer free support for people living with loss and grief of any sort- including grief from bereavement, separation, illness, isolation and other life changes. We are not a formal counselling service but are here to provide tailored support for your individual situation.

Programmes

Drop In Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Individuals can contact the centre via our mobile or drop-in during centre hours.

We prefer GP referrals to come via email.

Description

 

We are open throughout the week. Call in for a cuppa and a chat. We will do our best to help you find the support you feel comfortable with.

Hours:

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Support Groups

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

 

Individuals are welcome to participate in support groups, as and when they need them. You can contact us prior to attending or just come along on the day.

Description

For Support Groups dates please go to https://www.lossandgriefcentre.com/support-groups 

Men's Support Group
Meet with other men experiencing loss and grief in a warm, supportive environment.

 

Women's Support Group
Meet other women…

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Subsidised Counselling

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Contact the loss and grief centre on 027 443 8788 or email lossandgriefcentre@gmail.com

You can also pop in to one of our drop in centres to arrange accessing this service

Description

Subsidised Counselling is available with a charge of $40 per session

Community Care Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Individuals must meet one of the criteria below to be considered for home/school-based visits from a support worker:

  • The client is physically unable to attend the centre including mobility issues…

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Description

 

The community care service offers support to those who are unable to physically attend the loss and grief centre during open drop in hours. This service is designed to offer…

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Maternacare Service

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Peer / advocacy / group / family whānau support, Community based support - mental health

Regions

Southland

Age Groups

Child / tamariki, Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Contact the loss and grief centre on 027 443 8788 or email lossandgriefcentre@gmail.com

You can also pop in to one of our drop in centres to arrange accessing this service

Description

Free support available for whānau who have experienced baby or pregnancy loss including:

  • 5 free counselling sessions
  • access to monthly support groups
  • resource pack

Staff

We have seven contractors who work across all our locations.

Charges

There is no cost to use our services but we do appreciate a koha/donation.

The Loss and Grief Centre is reliant on Community donations.

Workshops are run at a cost to participants.

Hours

Below are our Drop In Centre hours.

Groups and Workshops operate outside these hours.

All locations are closed on Public Holidays

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

49 Tay Street, Invercargill

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Tue1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Wed – Thu9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Fri1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), Southland Anniversary (19 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

6 Fairfield Street, Gore

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Mon9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

From June 14th we will be in Gore from 9.30am - 12.00pm

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), Southland Anniversary (19 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec. Closed 21 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan. Closed 4 Jan — 7 Jan.

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Open on the 1st Friday of each month from 10.00am - 2.00pm

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Open on the 2nd Monday of each month from 1.00pm - 3.00pm

21 Luxmore Drive, Te Anau

Contact us to arrange support on 027 443 8788 or email lossandgriefcentre@gmail.com

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Contact us to arrange support on 027 443 8788 or email lossandgriefcentre@gmail.com

176 Main Street, Otautau

Otautau Monthly Visits - contact us to arrange support on 027 443 8788 or email lossandgriefcentre@gmail.com