Corona virus / Covid 19 Lockdown Period


We are living in strange and fast-changing times and Grief Support Services is adjusting the delivery
of our Services accordingly.

During this period of lockdown we will be offering counselling sessions via skype or zoom. We will
keep in touch with clients by phone, text and email. You can contact us by leaving a message on 07
578 4480, we will return your call. Alternatively you can send a message via our website or email us
at and we will reply to you.

To you and yours, ‘arohanui’.


In the Western Bay of Plenty 

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Job Vacancy

Suicide Bereavement Support Coordinator, Tauranga:  

Counsellor or Registered Health Professional        

Grief Support Services is a not for profit organisation committed to serving the community by providing counselling to people whose lives are affected by grief and loss.   A specific area of our work is with people bereaved by suicide.  We are now extending this service.
This new position requires an experienced practitioner who is not only skilled in providing effective counselling but makes good connections within the community/hapori whānui and has the energy, skills and passion to set up new services.   
If this position has captured your attention and you have the relevant tertiary qualifications and professional membership, we want to hear from you!
For position description go to our website or phone 07 578 4480 /email to have this emailed to you.
Please apply in writing to Janet Baird, Service Manager, with your CV and a covering letter describing how you would meet the criteria set out in the position description.
Email to  or post to P O Box 3186 Tauranga 3142
Closing date for applications:  22 March 2020

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WAVES After Suicide Program 

The next course starts 4 May 2020 from 5.30 - 7.30 pm at the Grief Support Offices, 147 Chadwick Rd  Greerton.  

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Riding the Grief Wave

The next course starts 12 May 2020  

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Call Us

Grief Support Services  Ph 07 578 4480  Email

147 Chadwick Road, Greerton, Tauranga.  P O Box 3186 Tauranga

Office Hours: Monday 12.30pm - 8.00pm, Tuesday - Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm

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Offering community support in all areas of loss & grief.

We offer subsidised counselling to individuals, children and families/whanau whose lives are affected by grief and loss. This may be due to a loss of a loved one or from circumstances that have caused change that is difficult to manage.

Grief Support Services has been working in the community since 1987..  We are located in Greerton, Tauranga and serve the Western Bay of Plenty region.   All clients are equally important to us.  We welcome everyone.




After Suicide Support 

 ​We invite you to come along to our safe and caring group                 ​

Individual and family/whanau counselling for all affected by loss to suicide.

Counselling available to those affected by someone’s suicidal behaviour.

Click here to find out about 8 week WAVES programme
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