Bereavement

Macmillan

You may experience a range of emotional and physical symptoms after your relative or friend has died. Macmillan have advice on getting emotional support as well as practical things like arranging a funeral.

Telephone: 0808 808 0000 (Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm)

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk

Survivors Of Suicide

The purpose of Survivors Of Suicide is to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide, resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way.

Website: www.survivorsofsuicide.com

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK help children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

Telephone: 0800 0288840

Website: www.childbereavementuk.org

Childhood Bereavement Network

The hub for those supporting bereaved children.

Twitter: @CBNtweets

Website: www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk

Jigsaw (South East)

Jigsaw (South East) offers grief support to children and young people who have experienced the death of a significant family member through illness, accident, suicide or murder.

Telephone: 01342 313895

Website: www.jigsawsoutheast.org.uk

Email: info@jigsawsoutheast.org.uk

Surrey Suicide Bereavement Service

The death of a loved one through suicide is one of the most difficult situations to face.

The Surrey Suicide Bereavement Service is a service from the Lucy Rayner Foundation, which provides practical support & advice for families bereaved by suicide. If you or someone you know have been bereaved through the suicide of a loved one, take your first step and contact them today.

They can:

– Help to review the family’s situation
– Provide support and advocacy as needed
– Help you access individual or family counselling

Telephone: 01737 886551

Email: info@ssbs.org.uk

The Compassionate Friends

TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – they are here to help.

Telephone: 0345 123 2304

Website: www.tcf.org.uk

Facing the Future

A support group developed by Samaritans and Cruse to help support people bereaved by suicide.

Telephone: 0208 939 9560

Cruse Bereavement Care

Support, advice and information for children, young people and adults when someone dies. The charity also works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Facebook: @CruseBereavementCare

Twitter: @CruseCare

Telephone: 0808 808 1677

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Hope Again

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.

Telephone: 0808 808 1677

Website: www.hopeagain.org.uk

Email: hopeagain@cruse.org.uk

Winston's Wish

Winston’s Wish supports bereaved children, young people, their families, and the professionals who support them.

Telephone: 08088 020 021

Website: www.winstonswish.org

Survivors Of Bereaved by Suicide (SOBS)

The charity offers peer support groups and phone support to those bereaved by suicide.

Its helpline is available between 09:00 and 21:00, Monday to Friday, 52 weeks of the year. It provides an opportunity to talk confidentially with someone who has been bereaved by suicide.

For details on group support please visit: Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide – Overcoming the isolation of people bereaved by suicide (uksobs.org)

Telephone: 0300 111 5065

Email: info@ssbs.org.uk