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Hilda’s House

Our Services 

Individual Support: One-to-one support for people who are bereaved, either face-to-face or telephone support. 

Palliative Care Counselling: Individual and family counselling for those who are facing the end of their life and for their loved ones. 

Kids’ Grief Group: A seven week program for children aged between 6 and 14 years who are bereaved and want a safe environment in which to express their feelings of grief, while meeting other children in similar situations. 

Parents and Carers Support Group: Offered concurrently with the Kids’ Grief Group, this seven week program is for people supporting children through grief and who are interested in understanding more about the way children grieve. 

Adult Grief Group: A seven week program for bereaved adults who would like to get together with others in a facilitated group. 

Drop-In Group: Twice monthly informal gatherings for people who are bereaved and are interested in connecting with others in a similar situation. 

Practice Development Opportunities: Customised and general training, supervision and mentoring opportunities are available to professionals wishing to develop their skills in the area of counselling, and grief and loss support. 


All bereavement and palliative care support services at Hilda’s House, Ipswich Hospice Care, are provided by a team of trained practitioners and volunteers. 

A donation is requested for all bereavement services provided and all donations $2 or over are Tax Deductible. 

Our bereavement support services are partly funded by the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP), an initiative of the Commonwealth Department of Health. 

Telephone: (07) 3812 1163    Fax: (07) 3812 0232