"Being a NALAG Volunteer is extremely rewarding, I now I am a Board Member. I enjoy all aspects of the organisation. "Kerry Frost, Public Officer NALAG Volunteer
"NALAG offers Volunteers great opportunities for learning - I have attend some fantastic educational courses over the years - these have attributed to my skill-set ".Ruth Gobbitt - NALAG Mudgee Coordinator/Volunteer
"Giving back to your community is a rewarding - being with people in their grief is such an easy gift - its really is a listening ear - to be heard is a gift.Mary Mathews - Founding Member NALAG Dubbo
The NALAG team is diverse - with varying qualifications and skill sets. At NALAG you can Volunteer as a Grief Support Person or you can opt to help out with catering, gardening or administration. We will find a meaningful way for you to help support NALAG should you wish to Volunteer that fits with your skills and experience.
We are proud of all our dedicated Volunteers and Staff, here you can sample some of the personal experiences that led some of our Volunteers and Staff to join the NALAG team.
NALAG stands for the National Association for Loss and Grief (NSW) Inc. NALAG is a not for profit organisation formed after the Granville Train Disaster in 1977. Since its formation NALAG's primary objective has been to encourage and promote professional and community education in loss, grief, bereavement and trauma.
NALAG has been involved in the establishment of many of the loss and grief support groups throughout Australia. NALAG is frequently called upon for training and advice by schools, corporations, government departments, media and individuals.
NALAG has Centres and Branches across NSW with it's State office located at the NALAG Centre for Loss and Grief in Dubbo. NALAG is an independent, not for profit organisation. Registered as a public benevolent institution NALAG is funded by NSW Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol.
NALAG offers FREE grief support to those who are grieving, either face to face or via telephone.
We also promote grief awareness in the community together with promotion around the areas of trauma, suicide and mental health.
NALAG is a peak provider of education and training in the area of loss, grief, trauma and bereavement.
NALAG produces quality educational resources in the area of loss, grief, trauma and bereavement.