Mid & West Wales
Jac Lewis Foundation
The service provides 1-1 counselling for those resident to Wales who have been bereaved through suicide.
The service also offers a fortnightly peer support group for adults resident to Wales that have been bereaved through suicide. Which can be accessed in person or online.
The service is relevant to anyone in Wales who has been bereaved through suicide.
Support is generic for people living in Wales
Support in Welsh can be offered
Telephone Number: 07368828515
Director of Services – Liz Thomas-Evans: Liz@Jaclewisfoundation.co.uk
No Health board generic bereavement support service
Dedicated postvention support service for those bereaved by suicide
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Provide Specialist Bereavement Counselling (all deaths) to residents within Carmarthenshire, both Adults and CYP
Provide Specialist Counselling, staff attend training workshops and attend appropriate CPD trainings related to their role
We offer Counselling support through the medium of Welsh and information is provided bilingually.
Bereavement Support Services
Ty Cymorth, Glangwili Hospital
Sandy Bear Children’s Bereavement Charity
Sandy Bear Children’s Bereavement Charity has been funded to deliver a pilot project of ‘Supporting children bereaved through suicide across Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire’. Our funded aim is to extend the Sandy Bear Children’s Bereavement Charity model of care to children and young people who are in greatest need across West Wales and to understand the best ways to sustain the expansion of our service.
Available to support anyone following a death, regardless of age of deceased or circumstances of death. Our only requirement is that the person has to die in Swansea Bay (Swansea Neath Port Talbot Area) and we will support the family/contact persons.
The support is universal and immediate, we will make contact usually within 24 hours of death. Our first contact will be to offer generic support, and then tailor the offer depending on the situation of the individual
Welsh speaking member on the Team and all our literature is bilingual (our website is under revision so there is no page yet, but it will also be bilingual).
We have different numbers depending on where death occurred:
Morriston Hospital 01792 703114
Singleton Hospital 01792 285818
Neath Port Talbot Hospital 01639 683139
And our main office number, which covers our other community hospitals and community:
We also have an email address:
Cruse Bereavement Care
Provides advice and support