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FirstLight depends on the generosity of our supporters to fund our support services

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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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Remembering Your Child The FirstLight Memory Wall is a very special place to honour and remember your child. Tell a story, write a poem, quote a song, or share any memory of your loved one. Sharing your message can help other bereaved parents to understand that they are not alone. Submit your memory

Our partners

By joining forces with FirstLight, our partners make a vital contribution in continued support of suddenly bereaved parents and families

 

24/7 Emergency support: 1850 391 391

Head office: +353 (0) 1 873 2711