Our support groups help children, young people and adults to better understand and express their experience of grief in a supportive, practical and interactive environment.
Groups are run throughout the year in the Wellington Region - Newtown, Porirua and Lower Hutt. We also provide support group services at external venues on request. All groups:
Please have a look at the scheduled groups for 2012.
Heart Song - Wellington Bereaved Parents' Support Group
This monthly group suports parents who have experienced the death of a child, at any age. Genuinely supportive, helpful and inclusive - this group offers Mothers and Fathers insights and a time to meet with others who have 'been there'. Click on title above for a pdf of details and contacts.
This group runs for 6 weeks in the Wellington Region, supporting children 6 - 11 yrs old affected by bereavement. Find out more
This group runs for 6 weeks in the Wellington Region, supporting children 6 - 11 yrs old affected by a family break-up. Find out more
This group runs for 3 days during school holidays, supporting children whose parents or caregiver has a mental illness. Find out more
This group runs regularly for children affected by domestic violence. Find out more
This groups runs for 8 weeks for people ( ages 17 yrs + ) affected by suicide. Find out more
Parenting Through Separation is a free course for parents who are contemplating or undertaking separation, who want to help and support their children through this family change as effectively as possible. Find out more