Bereavement Support

At a Loss – the UK’s signposting website for the bereaved. They can help you find bereavement services and counselling. At a Loss helps bereaved people find support and wellbeing. Their vision is that no bereaved person in the UK should be left floundering or alone and unable to find support when they need it. They want there to be universal routine referral so that everyone can find timely, appropriate and effective support in the interests of their mental and physical health as well as practical, financial, social and spiritual wellbeing. 0800 448 is the UK’s signposting and information website for bereaved people
Blue Cross – pet bereavement and pet loss. Lives are transformed by the love and companionship pets bring. Saying goodbye to one – whether due to death or separation is always sad, difficult and often traumatic. It affects people in many ways.  Remember – you are not alone. If you are grieving for a pet, or facing loss, their free and confidential Pet Loss Support Service is available by phone, email or webchat.  Their mission is to reach as many people as possible with compassion and understanding, so that no one goes through the pain of losing a pet alone. 0800 096 6606Blue Cross Pet Loss Support | Pet Loss
The Compassionate Friends – supporting bereaved parents and their families.  The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to support & care for other similar bereaved family members who have suffered the death of a child, children from a month old and from any cause. 0345 123 2304 The Compassionate Friends | Find support (
Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) –  preventing young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families.  CRY can offer support to families who have been affected by a young sudden cardiac death, through expert pathology, advice about cardiac screening for family members, and bereavement support. If you have been affected by a young sudden cardiac death and would like to talk about any of these areas, please contact.  01737 363222Bereavement support during office closure – Cardiac Risk in the Young (
Child Bereavement UK – Child Bereavement UK helps families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They support children and young people (up to the age of 25) when someone important to them has died or is not expected to live.  They offer free, confidential bereavement support for individuals, couples, children, young people, and families, by telephone, video or instant messenger, wherever you live in the UK. They also offer face-to-face support from a number of locations. 0800 02 888 40Child Bereavement UK
Cruse Bereavement Support – information & support after a bereavement.  Their volunteers are trained in all types of bereavement and can help you make sense of how you’re feeling right now. 0808 808 1677 About Cruse – Cruse Bereavement Support
Dove Service – they enable people who are experiencing bereavement, life changing illness or significant loss to receive the highest quality of care and support to understand their grief and cope with their loss. They provide counselling and group support activities to anyone who is or could be affected by bereavement, life changing illness or other significant loss. 01782 683155Bereavement Counselling and Support | The Dove Service
Hospice UK (dying matters) – Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice and end of life care. They work to ensure everyone affected by death, dying and bereavement gets the care and support they need, when they need it. 020 7520 8200 Dying Matters | Hospice UK
Hub of Hope – UK-wide mental health service database. Lets you search for local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support. You can filter results to find specific kinds of support – eg abuse / anxiety / depression / disability / dementia / gambling / homelessness / hearing voices / financial support / sight / bipolar / ex-forces etcMental Health Support Network provided by Chasing the Stigma | Hub of hope
KeyStone Support Centre – Keystone Support Centre cares for people from Alsager, Church Lawton, Rode Heath, Scholar Green and Mow Cop suffering from cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. It can also refer patients to other statutory or voluntary services where more comprehensive care is required.  They also support to individuals living with a physical health condition / caring for someone with a health condition / struggling with the loss of a loved one / bereavement support.  Joyce – 07936 185328. Keystone Support Centre | CheshireEast MarketPlace
Samaritans – whatever you are going through, you can call them any time, from any phone – day or night – 116 123 Contact Us | Samaritans
Sands (saving babies lives and supporting bereaved families) – they reduce the number of babies dying and supports anyone affected by the death of a baby.  0808 164 3332Baby Loss Awareness Week | Sands – Saving babies’ lives. Supporting bereaved families.
Sue Ryder – (no one should face death of grief alone) – they ensure everyone approaching the end of their life or living with grief can access the support they need. There is no one size fits all when it comes to how we cope and the help we need, but with their support, no one has to face dying or grief alone.  0808 164 4572Sue Ryder | Because no one should face death or grief alone
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide – they offer peer-to-peer support to those over the age of 18, impacted by suicide loss in the UK. They help those bereaved by suicide to support each other, at the time of their loss and in the months and years that follow. They are a self-help organisation and they provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other. 0115 944 1117 Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide – Overcoming the isolation of people bereaved by suicide (
The Good Grief Trust – The Good Grief Trust exists to help those affected by grief in the UK. Their vision is to help those bereaved from day one, acknowledge their grief and provide reassurance, a virtual hand of friendship and ongoing support.  They bring bereavement services together, to ensure that everyone receives the tailored support they need to move forward with their lives. [email protected]Home – The Good Grief Trust
WAY (widowed and young) – WAY is the only national charity in the UK for people aged 50 or under when their partner dies. It’s a peer-to-peer support group operating with a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves, so they understand exactly what other members are going through. 0300 201 0051 within office hours.
Monday – Friday – 9.30am – 5:00pm / Saturday – Sunday – Closed
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