Are you grieving following a bereavement?
If so, please be assured that you are not alone.
When we experience loss, it often raises questions and difficult feelings. You may be grieving the death of a loved one or some other loss such as a job, friendships or life opportunity. You are not alone, and we are available to help you in your journey forward.
We want to help those who are living with loss to discover hope for the future, and the strength to rebuild their lives and the lives of their families.
Below are a number of ways in which we can support you in this difficult season of life.
a. The Bereavement Support Team
Our team are trained, supervised and Disclosure and Barring Service checked. We offer post-funeral visiting and support to all – irrespective of an individual’s beliefs. Our service is free and confidential. Please call us at St Andrew’s and All Saints Church. You can leave a message and we will get back to you. Tel No; 01684 576582
b. ‘Side by Side’ Bereavement Café
Talking with others can be really helpful and very healing. Our café meets in the Railway Inn, Malvern Wells weekly at 11am and re-started on Monday 21st June 2021. Further details available on our website by clicking here.
c. National Support Services and Information
There is a lot of bereavement support available on the internet including details of professional support workers and counsellors. Here are a few recommended sites.
At A Loss Charity AtaLoss.org
Care For the Family Bereavement support – Care for the Family
Cruse Bereavement Care Cruse Bereavement Care
NHS Get help with grief after bereavement or loss – NHS (www.nhs.uk)
We understand what a difficult time this can be, and we want to be there to support you.
If you are feeling particularly low, then it is really important to share how you are feeling with others, and we really encourage you to speak to a friend, family or your GP.
‘Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me’. Psalm 23:4
May your unfailing love be my comfort. Psalm 119: 76