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Further Support

Arranging a Funeral

It is incredibly important to ensure that if you feel you or someone you know may be struggling with the death of a loved one, that you reach out to the right people who can support you at this difficult time.


† it’s good to talk

When a loved one passes away, coping with grief can be incredibly difficult for some people. We’ve listed several helpful organisations which offer specialist support below for those of us who need it.

Whatever the circumstance, it’s always good to talk and these helplines are free and someone who is trained in these unfortunate matters, is always at the other end and available for you.


Cruse Bereavement Care (England and Wales)

Cruse can help anyone who has lost someone they love.

Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Young persons helpline: 0808 808 1677

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Email: helpline@cruse.org.uk

Write to: Cruse Bereavement Care, PO Box 800, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1RG

Cruse Bereavement Care (Scotland)

Helpline: 0845 600 2227

Website: www.crusescotland.org.uk

Email: info@crusescotland.org.uk

Write to: Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland, Riverview House, Friarton Road, Perth PH2 8DF

The Samaritans

Samaritans offer a 24-hour phone listening service.

Helpline: 116 123

Website: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Citizens Advice

This is a good source of practical help and advice and is particularly helpful with financial or legal problems.

Visit: www.citizensadvice.org.uk to find your nearest bureau.

At a loss

At A Loss is the UK’s signposting website for the bereaved – a comprehensive and accurate directory of services and information helping people easily and quickly find bereavement support and information appropriate to their situation and location in one place.

Website: www.ataloss.org

Email: office@ataloss.org

Write to: AtaLoss.org, PO Box 824, Chichester, PO19 9WW


The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends offers help for parents whose children have died.

Helpline: 0845 123 2304

Open daily: 10am to 4pm and 7pm to 10pm.

Website: www.tcf.org.uk

Email: helpline@tcf.org.uk

Write to: The Compassionate Friends, Kilburn Grange, Priory Park Road, London, NW6 7UJ

The Child Death Helpline

A helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.

Helpline: 0800 282 986

(Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 1pm to 4pm and Every Evening 7pm to 10pm).

Website: www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk


Mental Health Foundation

9th Floor, Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9QB

Phone: 020 7803 1100

Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk


Mind information line PO Box 277 Manchester M60 3XN

Phone: 0300 123 3393

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Email: info@mind.org.uk


15th Floor, 89 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TP

Phone: 0845 456 0455

Website: www.rethink.org

Email: advice@rethink.org


Victim Support

Hallam House, 56-60 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JL

Support line: 0845 30 30 900

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Email: supportline@victimsupport.org.uk



Support After Murder and Manslaughter

L&DRC Tally Ho, Pershore Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7RN

Helpline: 0845 872 3440

Website: www.samm.org.uk

Email: info@samm.org.uk


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