Welcome to WINGS of Hope
Founded in 2007, WINGS of Hope, the voice of people bereaved by suicide, is a registered harm prevention charity providing information, advice and guidance for people bereaved and impacted by suicide.
Research indicates that for every death through suicide 135 people  are impacted and ten or more are significantly impacted. WINGS of Hope represent and aims to bring people impacted by suicide together through a network of support, access to information and links to local services. WINGS of Hope is the voice of those bereaved by suicide.
WINGS of Hope is recognised as an Australian Harm Prevention charity led by and informed by people with lived experience of suicide. Our organisation is a not-for-profit and has deductible gift recipient status.
Understanding Key Terms
You have lived experience of suicide if you have experienced suicidal thoughts, survived a suicide attempt, love or care for someone who has attempted suicide, been bereaved by suicide, or been touched by suicide in another way.
Exposure to Suicide
You have had exposure to suicide if you have, or you identify as knowing someone who has attempted suicide, loved and cared for someone¬† who has been suicidal, or known someone who has died by suicide. You may have been exposed to suicide through your work particularly if you are a health care worker, first responder or school teacher.