Bereavement support and information sessions

29 Oct 2014

The death of someone close can be shattering. Cruse Bereavement Care run a number of support groups and information sessions across Northern Ireland. See below for some of the upcoming events happening:

Bereavement Awareness Workshops

These one off sessions provide support and information after someone dies. The group will cover: Why we grieve; the possible impacts of grief; what affects how we grieve; how you can help yourself through grief; how Cruse can help you through bereavement and grief

The next sessions will be held in:

Lurgan, in conjunction with ABC Community Network on Friday 7 November 2014 from 9.30am to 2pm (Jethro Centre, 6 Flush Place, Lurgan, BT66 7DTE)

To register email: or phone: 028 3839 2777 or call in to ABC Office: 22 Church St, Portadown

Larne on Friday 14 November 2014 9.30am to 2pm, in conjunction with Larne YMCA at Larne Library 36 Pound Street Larne BT40 1SQ. To register email

Downpatrick on Tuesday 18th November 7.30pm - 9pm at Downe Hospital, 2 Struell Road Downpatrick BT30 6RL 

Ballymena on Thursday 4 December, 7.00pm – 8pm in the Ecos Centre: Kernohans Lane, Broughshane Road, Ballymena, BT43 7QA.  To register your attendance contact Cruse Northern Area Office on 028 2766 6686 or by email at:

Banbridge on Monday 8th December 7.30pm - 9pm at the Leisure Centre, 15 Downshire Road, Banbridge BT32 3JY 

Bereavement Support Groups

At Cruse experience has shown us that talking about your bereavement in a group with others can help you understand and work through your feelings and grief. The group will run once a week for 6 weeks.  Please see upcoming dates below:

Newry - Tuesday: November 4th, 11th, 18th, 27th and December 2 at Merchants Quay, Newry, BT35 8HF, 7.30pm - 9pm. Participants must be able to attend 1st week.

Belfast - Monday:November 3rd, 10th & 17th & 24th December 1st & 8th 7.30pm - 9pmCruse Belfast Area Office, 10 College Green Belfast BT7 1LN.

Lisburn - Wednesday: November 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th December 3rd & 10th, 7.30pm - 9pm at Trinity Community Initiatives, Knockmore Rd Lisburn BT28 2EA

For further information, or to register for any of the above support groups call 028 9079 2419 or Email:

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