Dove Community Counselling Service (DCCS) is delivered from four sites in Grays, Basildon, Corringham and Billericay providing a service to support people who are bereaved as well as providing support to people living with cancer and other life limiting illness at all stages of the disease pathway, from diagnosis through to end of life or into survivorship. The service also extends to supporting their families and carers.
Their Counselling Service offers support to anyone who has been bereaved within the last 5 years due to a life limiting illness, as well as bereavement support for families and carers who may have experienced a traumatic loss such as a road traffic accident, industrial accident, suicide or other sudden deaths.
- 1-1 Counselling
- Couples Counselling
- Adult Family Counselling
- Group work – there are various groups including a walking group, relaxation groups and life skill groups – please contact the service for more information
- Bereavement Social Groups – in Basildon, Grays, Billericay and Wickford taking place during the evenings, daytime and weekends – run by people who have experienced bereavement.
- Counselling Clinic – based at the Hospice providing a ‘drop in’ service daily for families and patients on the In-Patient Unit and Day Hospice.
- Training sessions offered to professionals.
Clients must be resident within Basildon, Thurrock and Wickford / Billericay district