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About us

Mosaic supports children and young people throughout Dorset...

Founded in 2007, Mosaic was created to fill the gap in bereavement provision across the county. Prior to this, support for bereaved children and young people was limited as the only support available was from hospices offering support after the death of someone suffering from a long-term illness.

Mosaic support children and young people who have been bereaved of someone special, such as a parent, sibling, friend or a member of their extended family. This includes all causes of death such as long-term illness, sudden death, suicide, murder or road traffic accident.

Our Aims & Mission


To develop a Dorset wide network of specialist bereavement support for all children, young people and their families.

To work collaboratively with other agencies to enable a cohesive framework of support before, during and after the death of someone close.

To create a child centred service which offers a pathway of support for bereaved children, young people and their families.

To provide support for those young people facing the death of a loved one.

Who's Who?

Cathy Gilpin

Head of Operations

Sarah Eaby

Senior Therapist

Clare Hayton

Senior Therapist

Manuela Floyd

Referrals Administrator

Joanne Norman

Family Support Administrator

Sarah Justice


Zoe Minogue-Hughes

Corporate & Community Fundraiser

Kim Zepler

Fundraising Assistant

Diana Lane

Finance Officer

Siân Haynes

Training & Development Coordinator

Jenny Diffey

Training & Development Administrator

Louise Grady

Family Events Organiser


Qualified Sessional Counsellors/Therapists

We are seeking fully qualified counsellors/therapists as sessional workers in North and West areas of Dorset and Purbeck.
If you have experience of working with bereaved children, young people and their families and would like to be part of our friendly and supportive team, please contact us for further information and an application form.


BACP or similar accreditation in Counselling

Minimum of 2 year post qualification

Experience of working with children, young people and families

Driving licence

Further details and application form available from:
01258 837071, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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