StandBy is a Suicide Bereavement Response Service that provides a 24-hour coordinated community crisis response to families, friends and associates who have been bereaved through suicide. StandBy respects, understands and supports the health and well-being of people bereaved by suicide. Our service is available for you regardless of where or when your loss occurred free of charge. You can call us anytime on 0439 55 6660
Lifeline in Tasmania has been helping the local community for almost 40 years. We have a range of programs and services to help you get through the tough times, and celebrate the good ones.
Our telephone crisis support service is available for anyone experiencing a personal crisis or is thinking about suicide . Friends and family who are concerned for a loved one can also use this service. Referrals can be made to other services for ongoing support.
If you need someone to talk to:
Please call our telephone crisis supporters 24/7 on 13 11 14;
The service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year for the cost of a local call or free from your mobile..
Palliative care is specialised care and support provided for someone living with a terminal condition, as well as care and support for family members and carers.
This is provided in a sensitive way, taking into account individual and family uniqueness, cultural and spiritual beliefs and lifestyle patterns.
offers a support system to help patients live as actively as possible until death as well as offering a support system to help family and friends cope during the patient’s illness and their bereavement.
if you would like more information please call us on 6285 2514
To influence, foster and promote the delivery of quality care at the end of life for all.
When words are not enough a beautiful floral tribute is a wonderful and much appreciated was to express your feelings. A beautiful symbol of life, Flowers lift the spirits and offer comfort to the family and friends.
The Bouquet Florist can offer traditional or modern designs, including funeral sheafs, bouquets, wreaths, crosses, hearts and casket sprays. We can also do special request designs.
we have worked closely with Parkside Funerals for the past 15 supplying all there floral needs and are happy to deliver your tribute to there door.
please call us on 6431 9499
The Public Trustee is an independent, impartial, professional organisation. Our core business is Estate and Trust administration and we can offer you, and your beneficiaries, a number of distinct advantages.
RELIABILITY – We have been in Tasmania for all Tasmanians since 1853 and we will be here for you – whenever you need us.
UNDERSTANDING – Our staff are familiar with the natural confusion and grief that follows death and we will help those left behind with understanding and compassion and provide them with peace of mind.
EXPERTISE – The Public Trustee has experienced professional staff, including solicitors, accountants, and numerous members of the Executor and Trustee Institute – they are all specialists. This expertise ensures the Public Trustee makes independent and impartial decisions on your behalf.
please call on 1800 068 784 to make an appointment
SIDS and Kids Tasmania is a community-based organisation, with two main objectives, firstly, to provide funds for research into sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and to support Tasmanian families.
SIDS and Kids has a number of staff members based in its State Office in Burnie. We rely heavily on volunteers, professionals and community assistance to fundraise, provide support, and assist with the running of the office as we do not receive any State Government funding to support our education and support services which we provided free of charge to the Tasmanian Community.
please visit our website at http://www.sidsandkids.org/offices/tasmania/
where we run a free internet message board for bereaved parents to chat, discuss particular issues and provide and receive support from other parents and counsellors from SIDS and Kids
or call us on 6431 9488
Cancer Council Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation that works to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians through advocacy, raising awareness of cancer prevention and offering advice and support for those living with cancer and their carers.
The Cancer Council Helpline is a free confidential telephone and support service run by Cancer Council Tasmania. Specially trained staff can answer questions about all aspects of cancer, including prevention, early detection and treatment. They can also assist with practical and emotional support, and advise callers about specific services appropriate to their needs and location.
Where appropriate, callers can be linked to their local Cancer Support Centre or, where necessary, to a nurse counsellor for more specialist support.
Information on all aspects of cancer can also be mailed to Cancer Council Helpline callers.
Call the Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20 between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm Monday to Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Leukaemia Foundation has a Vision to Cure and a Mission to Care.
We support our vision to cure by funding critical research into better treatments and an eventual cure for leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders and other blood cancers.
Our mission to care refers to our constant focus on the care and support of patients and their families by providing emotional support, accommodation, transportation and practical assistance.
We receive no direct on-going government funding. The Foundation’s services are made possible by the continuous support of individuals and our corporate partners.
for more infomation please visit our website at