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You’re not alone

St Michael’s Bereavement service warmly extends confidential support to those who have lost a dear relative or friend under our care. Our dedicated service is a vital component of our Supportive Care Team, designed to provide comprehensive support to both adults and children.

We’re here to lend a caring hand during your time of need, offering understanding, compassion, and a listening ear.

Our care, when you need it the most

Grieving is a natural part of life, but losing someone you love can be incredibly challenging and heartbreaking. Many individuals find solace in talking to someone outside their immediate circle of family and friends.

Here, we outline the support options we provide, including group events and personalised one-on-one sessions. We understand that each person copes with grief in their own unique way, and we respect the individuality of everyone’s grieving process.

At St Michael’s Hospice, our dedicated Supportive Care Team comprises compassionate professionals, including counsellors, social workers, chaplains, listening support volunteers, and spiritual care volunteers, all here to offer understanding and comfort during this difficult time.

Practical support for life's needs

Our team of dedicated social workers is here to assist you with life’s challenges that never take a break. With extensive expertise in the practical, financial, social, and emotional aspects of bereavement, our social workers are well-equipped to support you.

Counselling and listening support

We offer a counselling service for those affected by a terminal illness, either as a patient, a family member, or a carer. Talking through the changes you are experiencing can help you to recognise your problems, make positive changes and enhance your wellbeing.

Spiritual care & support

Our chaplains and spiritual care volunteers are here to offer bereavement support and are available for home visits. Our goal is to deliver the utmost quality in spiritual care, ensuring that you receive the support you need during this challenging time.

Support for children

We understand that children and young people experience grief just as profoundly as adults do, and we are dedicated to assisting families in helping them cope with their loss and grief. At HOPE, our program at St Michael’s, we offer both group and individual support tailored for children and young people between the ages of 5 and 25.

Community Bereavement Support

We’ve extended our bereavement services to welcome individuals from Herefordshire, regardless of their connection with St Michael’s. If you’re grieving and seeking support, we invite you to join one of our welcoming and free support groups. You’re not alone – come and be a part of our compassionate community.

When Tina died, my world collapsed. But through the darkness, the Hospice’s support was my guiding light. They helped me so much, but most of all, they helped me to simply to put one foot in front of the other each and every day. I’m not sure how I would have found the strength alone.