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What we do

FirstLight provides crisis intervention and free professional counselling services throughout Ireland to bereaved parents and family members who have suddenly lost a child up to 18 years


Our mission

FirstLight’s mission is to:

  • Deliver appropriate professional support services to bereaved parents and families including first encounter, crisis intervention and on-going support services;
  • Promote training for frontline professionals who encounter bereaved parents and families;
  • Raise awareness of FirstLight’s professional support services and;
  • Promote research into child mortality and intervention campaigns to reduce the incidences of sudden death

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National 24-Hour Helpline: 1850 391 391

Head office: +353 (0) 1 873 2711