Citizens Advice Bureau Jersey

Our advice is available in the following ways:

Family

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Abbeyfield Jersey - sheltered housing ( 8.40.5.L5 )
Ace of Clubs (Rouge Bouillon School) - after school and holiday care ( 8.30.84.L3 )
ADAPT ( 8.22.4.L1 )
Adoption in Jersey ( 8.30.55. )
Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment (8.45.1.L2)
Age Concern ( 8.40.25. )
Amnesty International ( 8.62.4.L2 )
Association of Jersey Charities ( 8.62.0 )
Barnardo's Jersey (8.2.2)
Bereavement counselling and support groups ( 8.45.16. )
Birth details, availability ( 8.30.55.L4 )
Bringing an elderly person to live in Jersey ( 8.40.0.L1 )
British Red Cross Society ( 8.60.1.L3 )
Carers - Respite Care ( 8.34.0.L1 )
Centre Point Trust ( 8.30.84.L2 )
Channel Islands Air Search ( 8.62.3.L27 )
Channel Islands Family History Society ( 8.55.7.L1 )
Charities who collect goods and recycling ( 8.62.1.L4 )
Charity shops ( 8.62.1.L5 )
Child accident prevention (Jersey) ( 8.30.80.L11 )
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service ( 8.30.5.L1 )
Child contact centre (drop-off centre) ( 8.30.40.L3 )
Child protection in Jersey ( 8.30.65.L2 )
Child Support Agency (UK) ( 8.27.10.L9 )
Childcare for Children ( 8.30.80.L7 )
Childline ( 8.30.65.L7 )
Childminding ( 8.30.80.L1 )
Children leaving Home, being left alone, babysitting ( 8.30.5.L5 )
Children's Service ( 8.30. )
Civil Partnerships- [8.18.9]
Collecting for Charity ( 8.62.1.L3 )
Community alarms / Alarms for the elderly - ( 8.40.0.L2 )
Congratulatory Telemessages from the Queen ( 8.55.3.L6 )
Dewberry House (8.2.3)
End of Marital Relationship Checklist ( 8.25.1 )
Family Mediation Jersey ( 8.25.13.L1 )
Fostering ( 8.30.60 )
Gender Recognition (Jersey) Law 2010- (8.55.3.15)
Help an African Schoolchild ( 8.62.4.L5 )
Human bones found ( 8.45.12.L12 )
Information for Charities during COVID-19 ( 8.62.1.L2 )
Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship (Hostels for young people) ( 8.62.3.L13 )
Jersey Women's Refuge ( 8.22.4.L2 )
Lady Taverners and Lord's Taverners ( 8.62.3.L24 )
Maison Des Landes ( 8.34.0.L6 )
Marriage abroad ( 8.18.8.L2 )
Marriage in church - Jersey, Times of ceremonies, Divorced couples - remarriage ( 8.18.8.L3 )
Missing persons / tracing people believed to be in Jersey ( 8.55.10 )
Out of hours services (10.6.7.L5)
Paternity testing for parentage assessment ( 8.30.10. )
RAFA - Royal Air Force Association - The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund ( 8.62.3.L29 )
Registration of Births/Marriages/Deaths. Certificates ( 8.55.3. )
Relate Jersey ( 8.25.13. )
Relationships and housing ( 8.28.0. )
Rights and responsibilities of children under eighteen ( 8.30.5.L3 )
Royal British Legion ( 8.60.1.L1 )
Sanctuary Trust - Men's Shelter (8.18.8.L4)
Setting up a charity in Jersey. To register a charity in Jersey ( 8.62.1.L1 )
Sheltered Homes ( 8.40.5.L2 )
The Silver Line UK (8.24.7)
Variety Club - Tent 52 (Children's Welfare) ( 8.62.3.L2 )
Video recording classification ( 8.30.1.L2 )
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LOCAL INFORMATION

8.45.16
Bereavement counselling and support groups

Extent: Jersey
Updated 24 July 2017
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Words you may need to know

Agency - organisation

Bereavement – sense of loss or hope after losing something eg a person or thing close to you

Counselling – emotional support

Initial – at the beginning of something

Manslaughter – death caused by a criminal act but not one that was deliberate

Support group – here, a group of people set up to offer help to people who are experiencing a problem eg bereavement and whose members often share the same experience and/or have professional training to offer help

Therapeutic – aiming to cure

 

Bereavement Support

The following agencies can give bereavement support to individuals, families and schools:

Samaritans; Childrens Service; Child & Family Service; Victim Support; Community Police; Oakwell and Jersey Hospice.

Support in schools and educational establishments is available from:

-          Teachers

-          School- based counsellors   http://www.jod.je/kb5/jersey/directory/results.page?adultchannel=0&qt=bereavement&term=&sorttype=relevance

-          Educational Psychological Service  http://www.jod.je/kb5/jersey/directory/results.page?adultchannel=0&qt=bereavement&term=&sorttype=relevance

-          Well-being team http://www.jod.je/kb5/jersey/directory/results.page?adultchannel=0&qt=bereavement&term=&sorttype=relevance

 

Catholic Pastoral Centre

Also, the Bereavement and Loss Support Group provides one to one meetings at the Catholic Pastoral Centre, 19 Val Plaisant, St Helier JE2 4TA. This service is available to all people in the community. 

Telephone 732583 to contact them and arrange an appointment.

 

Community Bereavement Service

The Community Bereavement Service is available to adults and children of all ages in need of support, whilst coming to terms with the death of a relative or friend.  The Service will support anyone, regardless of the nature of the death.

The Community Bereavement Service can be contacted at Clarkson House, Mont Cochon, St Helier JE2 3JB

Telephone 876555 / 285144

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

See website for further information:

www.jerseyhospicecare.com/our-services/community-bereavement-service/

 

Survivors of bereavement by suicide

Group aims to encourage survivors to rebuild their lives. A healing, therapeutic, self help group.  Telephone: 0800 735 1017

See 8.45.16.L3.

 

Support after Murder and Manslaughter

Website : www.samm.org.uk

Helpline 0845 872 3440

Calls charged at local rate

National Office: 0121 451 1618

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Offers support and understanding to families and friends who have been bereaved as a result of murder and manslaughter through the mutual support of others who have suffered a similar tragedy.

No branch in Jersey.

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