Sands Tasmania - Helpline 1300 072 637

Sands Tasmania is a self-help support group comprised of parents who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, medical termination, stillbirth, or newborn death.

Sands Tasmania provides immediate and ongoing support to bereaved parents, families and friends. Sharing with others who have had similar experiences can assist parents to work through the often intense grief which follows the death of a baby.

We provide a 24 hour helpline, online live chat and email support.

Sands Tasmania began with a meeting on the 20th September 1983, and has been supporting parents and their families for over 30 years.

Sands Tasmania have also been educating health workers and medical professionals in the care of bereaved parents.

We are part of the Sands Australia network.

Our helpline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - 1300 072 637, and our website has further information.

Information Last Updated: 31 Jan 2018