Hope Bereavement Events and News

Keep up to date with the events and news of Hope Bereavement Care and its partners and supporters.

Hope Bereavement Care offers confidential support and care of bereaved parents and families following the sudden or unexpected death of a child or adult. For more information contact Hope Bereavement Care.

Offering free, qualified bereavement support to any person in the greater Geelong region.

Hope Bereavement: 21st Annual  Remembering Service

Hope Bereavement Care hosted its Annual Remembering Service on Monday evening 2nd December 2019 and much positive feedback was received from those who attended. People seemed most impacted by the personal stories that were shared and moved by the opportunity to light a candle in memory of their baby/child who had died. The venue also... Read more

2018-2019 Annual Report

Thanks to all that attended the 2018-2019 Annual Report. You can check it out here. Read more

Media Release – Response to Stuart Grimley MP Media release

Hope Bereavement Care (Hope) would like to thank Stuart Grimley Office for their support of Hope and Stuart’s press release. https://media.stuartgrimley.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/19092905/Media-Release-Hope-for-Hope-Bereavement.pdf   There are limited services for people who suffer sudden and unexpected death.  ‘Since we began over 35 years ago, the number of families we help each year has grown substantially. We receive no... Read more

21st Annual Remembering Service – 2nd December 2019

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New Fundraising and Partnering Fact sheets available

You asked and we listened… We have developed a Fundraising fact sheet for individuals who are wanting to fund-raise for Hope. You can download it on our Get Involved page. For those businesses interested in partnering Hope, we have also developed a Partner with us Factsheet.  Read more

Hope, for the future

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2019 Walk of Hope

What a wonderful day! Over 200 people walking in memory of their beloved child or loved one came out to share this experience. THANK YOU to all who have volunteered either their time, expertise, food, or equipment to help this day come together here in Geelong. A special thankyou to our event organiser, Maree Burn,... Read more

APCO Foundation Donates to Hope

Today we met with the wonderful board members of the to talk about the work Hope does. APCO have provided Hope with an incredibly generous $20,000 donation to continue our work. We cannot thank them enough.   Sharon and Jill from APCO Foundation handing the cheque to Board member extraordinaire Pam Virgona. Read more

Live Stream – Dr Rob Gordon – Trauma, Grief and Post-traumatic Growth Following Suicide

Wednesday 9th October 7pm   There will be a live stream of Dr Rob Gordon as he delivers his talk on trauma, grief and post-traumatic growth at Support After Suicide, Melbourne Office. You can view it on a computer, laptop, tablet or phone. The lives stream will be through Zoom. There are two options: Zoom:... Read more

Hope want your feedback!

Hope Service Evaluation We believe that your feedback – good or bad – is essential to improving the services that Hope Bereavement Care offers. Tell us what was good and what could be improved, say thanks or call for change Please note that: Your participation is voluntary. You do not have to participate in this... Read more