Help with Bereavement

Bereavement is a natural consequence when a person dies.

There are several organisations which are able to offer advice, comfort and support and their details are set out below.

Helplines and Counselling for Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care
0844 477 9400, 9.30am – 5pmCruse Helpline for Bereaved Children
0808 808 1677

Young Minds advises on how adults can help children and young people deal with bereavement. Freephone 0800 018 2138

Child Death Helpline
Freephone 0800 282 986

Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society
020 7436 5881

The Miscarriage Association
01924 200 799

Child Bereavement is a national charity supporting grieving families.
01494 446 648

Compassionate Friends is an organisation of bereaved families offering support to others after the death of a child or children. The helpline is always answered by a bereaved parent who is there to listen.
0845 123 2304

The Way Foundation helps the under fifties who have lost a partner
0870 011 3450

Camden, City, Islington & Westminster Bereavement Service offers free one to one counselling for anyone living or working in these boroughs.
020 7284 0090

Barnet Bereavement Service, 020 8441 3572
A well-researched website which has links to over 30 support organisations all over the UK.

» 24hour helplines

The Samaritans
0845 790 9090

NHS Direct
0845 46 47


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