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Bereavement Support Training for New Volunteers

KBS is now recruiting volunteers for it’s service. A 30 hour training course will commence in September/October 2014. If you are interested please request an application form using the email address: or phone 0567756538



In the light of recent controversies regarding funding of voluntary organisations, I wish to point out that no volunteer or member of the Management Committee of Kilkenny Bereavement Support receives any remuneration. Mary O’Carroll, Chairperson.


New Healing Group

A healing group for adults bereaved by suicide will commence on Tuesday 25th Feb. 2014 at 8.00pm. in Villa Maria, Talbots Inch, Freshford Road, Kilkenny. It will be a closed group in that no new people may enter once the group will be formed. It will meet for six successive Tuesday nights. It will provide the bereaved with a safe place to explore their experiences, feelings, and ways of coping with their loss and remembering the deceased. Two experienced facilitators will be present every night.
For more information, please contact 0567756538 or 0879610334.


Healing Group

A Healing Group will be held for adults who have been bereaved by suicide for at least six months. This group will meet for six weeks in a row. This year the meetings will take place in Villa Maria, Talbots Inch, Kilkenny commencing on Tuesday 19th February 2013 at 8.00pm and will continue on the following Tuesday nights.
The aims of the group are to help the participants to explore their loss in a safe environment, to help them feel comfortable in understanding their grief which may involve isolation, stigma, guilt or blame.
It will also provide opportunities to meet and share with others who have had similar experiences, to discuss coping strategies, to identify feelings and to remember the deceased.
To hear more about group, please phone 056-7756538 or 087-9610334

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