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Useful Links

Listed below are details for both charities and organisations who can assist and support you when someone you know passes away.

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Counselling Directory
This website helps you find the help that you need  in your area.

Bereavement Advice Centre

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Depression Alliance
A UK charity offering information to people with depression.

Confidential emotional support for anyone in a crisis.

Support After Murder and Manslaughter
Offers support and information to anyone affected by murder of manslaughter.

Therapy Directory
Lists practitioners from all over the UK, enabling visitors to find a practitioner close to them and appropriate for their needs.

Funerals, memorials, practicalities

Help the Aged Senior Line
Free national information service for senior citizens, their carers and relatives.
Tel: 0808 800 6565; 0808 808 7575 (NI)
Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

National Association of Funeral Directors
Information about bereavement services.

Supporting bereaved children and young people

Charity who look after children and young people through trauma, loss and bereavement.

The Child Bereavement Trust
Info for young people who’ve lost someone close to them.

Childhood Bereavement Network
Website for bereaved children and young people, their parents and care givers.

Free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people who need to talk.

Grief Encounter
Provides free one-to-one counselling for bereaved children and teenagers, publishes books on grief and can help you find support local to you in the UK.

The Child Bereavement Trust
Offers confidential telephone support and online forums, along with training for professionals working with grieving families and children.

The Child Death Helpline
Help and support to anyone affected by the death of a child. Staffed by parent volunteers who are supported by a professional team.

The Cot Death Society
Help and support for anyone affected by cot death.
Tel: 01635 38137

SANDS – Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society
Self-help organisation that provides support for bereaved parents and their families whose baby has died at or soon after birth.

Loss in pregnancy

Miscarriage Association
Provides support for those who have suffered the loss of a baby during pregnancy.

The Blue Cross Pet Loss and Bereavement Line

Support for those who have lost a beloved pet.


Telephone: 0800 096 6606

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