We are open for face to face appointments and remote appointments are still available. Our Dove Buddies groups are up and running in multiple locations and we have a new weekly Bereavement Support Group in Burslem

PROVIDING BEREAVEMENT & LOSS COUNSELLING SINCE 1984

Founded in 1984 by Dr Linda Machin, a leading research fellow, the Dove Service is the only grief support charity in Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire, providing services to people within the community from the age of 4+ who are experiencing issues relating to bereavement, loss or life-changing illness. 

To make a Donation, click on the PayPal link below, OR to pay for Counselling sessions click here:

SHARING EXPERIENCES

Please take a moment to watch this video, where our CEO Charlie O’Dell explains what we do as a organisation and how we can help you cope with a bereavement, life changing illness or significant loss.

LATEST NEWS

Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory Grief

Grief does not just occur when someone has died or we have lost something precious to us and it doesn’t always just begin at the

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FUNDRAISING – HELPUSFLY

#Helpusfly and fundraise for the Dove Service and support those in need in the community now and in the future. Every donation helps us to develop services and support those coping with a bereavement or loss.

TRAINING & EVENTS

With training courses delivered in house and bespoke packages offered externally, the Dove Service training department is adaptable to the needs of your organisation.