HIVE Directory: Support For Bereavement

Rowans Hospice - Living Well Centre

A Centre for support for people with life-limiting illnesses
Rowans Living Well Centre drop-in service is available Monday to Sunday, from 10:00 – 16:00. The Living Well Centre offers a range of both face-to-face and virtual activities, and the opportunity to meet new people who can support and guide you. Please see below for full details on all available activities or contact us for more information.

Purbrook Heath Road
United Kingdom
023 9224 8011

Rowans Meerkat Bereavement Service

Our Child Bereavement Support service (known as Rowans Meerkat Service), offers specialist emotional support to children and young people who have a significant adult (such as a parent or grandparent), with a life-limiting illness or, who have been bereaved of an adult close to them. We work alongside families with children up to the age of 18.

023 9225 0001

Simon Says Child Bereavement Support

Internet and/or Telephone Based

General bereavement support for Children, has a section with downloadable resources.

023 8064 7550 Helpline

Solent Mind - Positive Minds Portsmouth

PositiveMinds is a new style of service offering informal support for anyone who feels low, worried or hopeless in Portsmouth.

We're here to help you, if you are in despair about anything – such as housing, money, relationships, work, bereavement, or living away from home at university.

United Kingdom
023 9282 4795

Solent NHS Trust - School Nursing Service

School Nurses in Portsmouth work in local authority schools, our role is to support the health and wellbeing of school age children by promoting good health to enable children to reach their full potential.

We work across all schools in Portsmouth often meeting families in schools, family hubs or where necessary, at the child’s home.

What the organisation provides – types of interventions and support -
National child measurement programme (NCMP)
Assessment of School Entry Health Questionnaires
School Clinics
Bedwetting advice
Constipation and soiling advice and support
Support and advice healthy weight growth and development
Healthy sleep routine information and advice
1 to 1 sessions with Young People following referral
Support with complex health needs
Individual care plans for children
Help if parents are worried about their child’s health
Adherence to safeguarding and child protection policies and guidance

Unfortunately, we are unable to support with behaviour needs or identification/assessment of neuro disabilities and would recommend parents/carers to discuss these concerns with school.

Who can access the service?
Children who live and attend a school within Portsmouth city. Children who are educated at home can also access our service.

0300 123 6629

Solent NHS Trust - Specialist Palliative Care Clinical Psychology Service

Provides support and treatment for individuals experiencing complex and/or prolonged bereavement
The service accepts referrals from any health professionals working in the service’s community catchment area, including GPs.
Referral forms are available on request
Telephone: 023 92238548

Solent NHS Trust/Rowans Hospice: Psychology & Bereavement Service

Provides support and treatment for individuals experiencing complex and/or prolonged bereavement. Referrals are accepted from GPs, please consult your GP if you feel a referral to our service would be appropriate.

023 9223 8548

Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder provides end of life and bereavement support for people with terminal illness

183 Eversholt Street
United Kingdom
0808 164 4572

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide meets the needs and overcomes the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

0300 111 5065

The Bereavement Counselling Charity

The Bereavement Counselling Charity offers counselling face-to-face in the clients home or at another, agreed, location, as well as over the telephone or via the internet using video conferencing such as Zoom. We cover the following areas; Denmead, East Hampshire, Emsworth, Havant, Hayling Island, North Portsmouth and Waterlooville.

07827 491902