Resources & Referrals
Tobin Brothers has developed a wide variety of printed resources relating to loss and grief and funeral planning.These are available on our website and in print by ordering them through our Funeral Advice Line.
Other resources for people affected by grief and bereavement include a range of events which aim to provide specialised community support for a range of losses.
Tobin Brothers receive many enquiries with regard to recommending counselling or support services. We recommend seeing your GP in case you would benefit from a managed care plan or you can contact our grief support manager through our Funeral Advice Line at any time on (03) 9373 7000, to find a grief service that would work best for your individual situation.
Further Resources and Support
Your G.P. for a mental health care plan and referral
Your local palliative care service
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement: www.grief.org.au | (03) 9265 2100 or 1300 664 786
Mercy Grief Services (Western region of Melbourne): (03) 9364 9838
Lifeline: 13 11 14 | Grief Line: 1300 845 745
Hope Bereavement Care (Barwon region): (03) 4215 3358
The Compassionate Friends Victoria: For loss of a child or sibling at any age 1300 372 637 | www.supportaftersuicide.org.au
Kids Help Line telephone counselling: (24 hours, 7 days) - 1800 551 800
Red Nose grief and loss: (24 hours, 7 days) 1300 308 307
SANDS - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support: 1300 372 637
Very Special Kids: Hospice support for children 9804 6253
Cancer Council Support Groups: 1300 755 632
MensLine Australia: (24 hours7 days) 1300 789 978
Victims of Crime Helpline: 1800 819 817
Road Trauma Support Services Victoria: 1300 367 797
SuicideLine Victoria: For counselling, crisis intervention, information and referral (24 hours, 7 days) - 1300 651 251