Interested in setting up a bereavement peer-support group?

Published: 23 October 2023


This short free online training course which will guide you through the process of setting up a bereavement peer-support group. The training encompasses a focus on creating a community peer support group that is sustainable and does not rely on funding. It is based on the successful model of the STAR (Share, Talk and Remember) Bereavement Peer-Support Group in Stockwood Bristol which provides free support for people grieving from a bereavement or difficult transition in their life.

The course is particularly aimed at local residents who are interested in setting up a bereavement peer-support group in their local neighbourhood and any community workers who can support them with this. The Training is offered FREE to anybody living/working in Bristol, North Somerset & South Glos (BNSSG).

Here are the start dates for the STAR Training the Trainers Course, which is delivered via Zoom, and consists of 4 modules each delivered as a 2-hour workshop over a four-week period. (same time each week for 4 weeks):

• Wednesday 15th November 2023, 6pm - 8pm (ends 6th December 2023)
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• Thursday 16th November, 6pm – 8pm (ends on 7th December 2023)

To find out more about the training and to book your FREE place, please select the following link which will take you to the STAR Website training page:

STAR website