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


Did you know that a substantial percentage of our services are not funded? Coupled with a drop in client donations due to COVID-19, this means we now need your support more than ever before.

Click on the images below to see how any donation, no matter what size, can make such a difference to our charity
Picture of a teenage girl sitting hugging her knees



Could go towards buying resources to work creatively with a bereaved child.

Black and white picture of a young man sitting with his head resting on his fist.



Could buy a counselling session for a grieving parent.

Logo for Bereavement Support Group.



Could help us set up a support group for people coming to terms with a life changing illness.

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Could enable us to respond to an emergency incident and support a community after a death.

If you wish to make a financial contribution, you can do so in a number of ways...


The Dove Service invite you to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one this Christmas to help raise vital funds for our charity. All funds raised will make such a difference to the support we can provide to people from the age of 4+ who have been affected by grief through bereavement, significant loss or life-changing/limiting illness.

Please support our fundraising and click HERE to make your donation in memory of a loved one

We really do appreciate any support you can provide to our charity this year – due to our offices being temporarily closed and all fundraising events being put on hold due to COVID-19, we have now seen a huge decline in donations – please #Helpusfly 


Due to our offices being temporarily closed and all fundraising events being put on hold due to COVID-19, we are now seeing a huge decline in our supporter donations.  Please support our JustGiving COVID-19 Campaign – click HERE to make a donation today.  All donations to our charity will enable us to continue delivering our counselling services to assist people from the age of 4+ who have been affected by grief; enabling them to make sense of their loss through the pandemic and beyond.

JustGiving is the world’s most trusted platform for online giving. JustGiving provides online tools and processing services to enable the collection of charitable donations.

JustGiving allows people to donate to charities registered to the site with a credit or debit card online, and offers sponsored events the chance to build their own webpage to collect sponsorship from supporters.


Simple and convenient, PayPal is a fast, safe way to send money. Send funds with flexibility by registering your credit card or debit card with your PayPal account to donate online.

You can donate by simply choosing our PayPal links, logging into your PayPal account, and confirming your donation.


Direct donations to the Dove Service are available via Facebook. You can donate by simply visiting our Facebook page and clicking on the donate button included in our profile. After clicking on the donate button, you can select the amount that you wish to donate and your preferred method of payment.




Each time customers shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate a percentage of the net purchase price for millions of eligible products at no additional cost or charge to customers or charities. Customers who shop with AmazonSmile can choose a charity to support before they start shopping.

All you need to do to start supporting the Dove Service is log in to your Amazon account, click on the Amazon Smile link (Or the Amazon image on the left), and choose the Dove Service as your nominated charity (as below).

*Please note that the Amazon mobile app does not yet support Smile purchases, in order to qualify as a Smile purchase you must checkout via your phone’s web browser. 


Did you know you or your business can donate items directly to the Dove Service via our Amazon Wishlist? Lots of inexpensive items are on the list that will help us out with craft items (including paints, colouring paper etc) which our Counsellors use to work creatively with clients through our Children & Young People projects.

To view our Amazon Wishlist, click the link above or image (left) for more information.



Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising FREE donations for the Dove Service with easyfundraising?

There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.

Easyfundraising is the UK’s biggest charity shopping fundraising site.

It’s simple to use and it’s free. Since Easyfundraising launched in 2005,  they’ve helped thousands of good causes raise money simply by shopping online. With a community of over 1.5 million loyal supporters has so far ,Easyfundraising has raised over £25 million.

There are no catches or hidden charges and the Dove Service will be really grateful for your donations. Thanks for your support!

How it Works

1. Get started – Choose a cause to support then join for free
2. Start shopping – Visit retailers and then shop online as normal
3. Raise donations – Your cause receives free donations


Playing Potto Lotto

Potto Lotto is an existing weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in Stoke-on-Trent.  The Dove Service are now registered with Potto Lotto and you can NOW buy tickets directly from our page – can you afford just £1 per week to be in with a chance of winning a top prize of £25,000?

All you have to do is visit our Potto Lotto page to buy your tickets  – click the link here>> https://www.pottolotto.co.uk/support/the-dove-service

  • 50% of all tickets sold via our page will come to the Dove Service
  • Another 10% goes to other good causes within Stoke-on-Trent
  • Tickets cost only £1 per week – drawn every Saturday
  • Every ticket has a 1 in 50 chance of winning a prize every week!

Play the lottery, support the Dove Service and Stoke-on-Trent – it’s that simple!



Donate of the cost of sending greeting cards to your choice of charity. Share your special message and e-card directly to Facebook.

How it Works

1. Choose a charity
2. Compose an e-card
3. Donate the cost of sending greeting cards to your chosen charity.