The Dove Service offers counselling and support to all those affected by bereavement, life-changing illness and significant loss. We also provide training and workshops throughout the UK.

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Mental Health and Well Being Training and Resources funded by Staffordshire County Council for Staffordshire Employers.

Employee Wellbeing
Recognising an organisation’s duty of care to its employees, the Dove Service works with local employers across Staffordshire, providing counselling, awareness raising and training to support the delivery of employee assistance programmes.

Click here for further information.

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Support for Children & Young People

The Dove Service can provide counselling and support to children & young people over the age of four, and their families.

Are you a child/young person who is thinking about counselling and is wondering what it might be like?

Click here for further information.


The Dove Service offers counselling and support to those struggling with the impact of bereavement, significant loss, or life changing/limiting illness.

Our counselling services provide a safe, confidential environment to explore all aspects of loss.  We can work with you, whether you yourself are experiencing a loss or if you are struggling to cope with a loss involving your family, carers, a friend or something else that has impacted you personally.

Through timely and appropriate intervention and support many people benefit from our counselling services.  Please click on the Our Services pages to see the range of services offered and how we can help you.



Recently bereaved?

Follow the link below to the Bereavement Advice Centre who can advise you on all aspects of what to do when someone has died . You can call 0800 634 9494 or visit

Wanted – financial expert with a heart of gold!

The Dove Service is seeking to appoint a Treasurer to its Board of Trustees and is looking for someone with financial expertese who can volunteer their time to join the Board and who is interested in the charity’s future development.

For a role description please click here. TDS Treasurer Role Description

For an informal chat about the role please contact the CEO Joanne Speed on 01782 683 155.



Many thanks to the Coal Fields Regeneration Trust for funding the development of our new website.

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