The Alder Centre - EH Smith

The Alder Centre


The Alder Centre was established in 1989 by a small group of health care professionals in partnership with bereaved parents who identified a gap in the services available. The Centre is unique within the NHS and internationally; providing bereavement counselling for families who have had a child pass away as well as a national telephone helpline and general counselling for hospital staff.

A series of rooms configured like a big house, set inside a secret garden can be a familiar place for parents to meet, talk, grow things and have a cup of tea.

Location: Liverpool

Architect: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Contractors: Whitfield and Brown (Developments)

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