Are you affected by life-threatening illness?

The Harbour, an independent Bristol-based charity, offers free counselling and psychotherapy to people affected by life-threatening illness
Are you ill?

We provide support to adults with a diagnosis of any life-threatening illness.

Are you caring for, or close to, someone who is ill?

We support those caring for someone who is ill, and those close to someone who is ill.

Have you been bereaved through illness?

We support people who have been recently bereaved through illness.

About The Harbour

Someone to
talk to when you need it most

We are an independent registered charity (charity number: 1008360) with over 25 years’ experience of delivering professional counselling and psychotherapy, free of charge, to people affected by life-threatening illness. Each year we support more than 300 people from Bristol and the South West, carrying out in the region of 2,500 counselling sessions per year.

You don’t need to live in Bristol to access our services, and you can refer yourself or be referred to us by another organisation – please contact us if you have any questions about how to do this.

We focus on making the most of limited resources – we are a small yet professional team who are supported by passionate volunteers. Our services are free, so it is vital that we raise the money we need to deliver them each year. The more we raise, the more people we can help.

Click here if you would like to help us support more people affected by life-threatening illness.

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