Islington Bereavement Service

Islington

The Islington Bereavement Service offers support for adults living in Islington and/or registered with a GP in Islington. The service is for people who have experienced the death of a family member, relative or another important person in their life. Run by St Joseph’s Hospice and a team of trained volunteers, this service can offer practical, social and emotional support.

The service offers:

  • companionship and a listening ear
  • emotional support
  • company to go to medical appointments, the library or on a local outing
  • help in finding important support services

This bereavement service is delivered by volunteer companions. All volunteers are fully trained and vetted. They can provide confidential support on a one-to-one basis or within a group setting. They are not counsellors but have been trained in listening skills.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • Adults living in Islington and/or registered with a GP in Islington.
  • Adults who have experienced the death of a family member, relative or another important person in their life.

How to refer

GPs can make referrals via telephone

Contact St Joseph’s Hospice’s First Contact Team (FCT)

GPs can make referrals via email

Contact St Joseph’s Hospice’s First Contact Team (FCT)

Self-referral

Patients can self-refer.

Contact St Joseph’s Hospice’s First Contact Team (FCT).


Locations

St Joseph's Hospice

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Review date: Saturday, 11 November 2023