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Carer Support Wiltshire and Dorothy House Hospice Care are pleased to announce a new partnership, which will offer support to unpaid carers who have experienced bereavement.

The two charities are running regular Bereavement Help Point groups at The Angel in Chippenham, Three Brewers in Corsham and The Bear Hotel in Devizes, which are open for anyone in the community who has been touched by grief to drop in and receive support.

When someone close to us dies we can be left feeling lost and alone, in a strange world. If we have been caring for that person, the loss can feel particularly disorientating as our lives and daily routines will have been centred around caring for them.

The Bereavement Help Points are informal and supportive spaces that are facilitated by trained Dorothy House and Carer Support Wiltshire volunteers. They are places where people can be with others who are bereaved and talk about their feelings and fears.

All sessions are free and there’s no need to book, you can simply come along. Thanks to Chippenham Borough Lands who funded the running of the Chippenham group.

If you require any more information, please contact Carer Support Wiltshire at / 0800 181 4118.

Chippenham Bereavement Help Point

Second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 10am-12noon.

Venue: The Angel, Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HD

Corsham Bereavement Help Point

Second and fourth Thursday of the month, 1:30 – 3:30pm

Venue: Three Brewers, 51 Priory Street, Corsham, SN13 0AS

Devizes Bereavement Help Point – first meeting on Tuesday 5 April 2022

First Tuesday of the month, 10:30am-12:30pm

Venue: The Bear Hotel, 2-3 The Market Place, Devizes, SN10 1HS