Bereavement Support Organisations

Now more than ever, dealing with bereavement and grief after losing someone or something is extremely difficult. You may choose to lean on family, friends, a charity, counsellor or your independent funeral director for emotional and practical support in your time of need.

If you are struggling with a bereavement, it may help to turn to a charity for support and advice.

 

Contact details.

General bereavement support

Cruse Bereavement Care (England and Wales)

Cruse Bereavement Care (Scotland)

Cruse Bereavement Care (Northern Ireland)

The Samaritans

SupportLine

SAIF Care

Bereavement support from your local council

 

Mental health

Mind (England and Wales)

SAMH (Scotland)

Inspire (Northern Ireland)

 

Loss of a partner

Widowed And Young (WAY)

National Association of Widows and Widowers

 

Loss during or shortly after pregnancy

Bliss

Sands

 

Loss of a child

The Compassionate Friends

The Child Death Helpline

Child Bereavement UK

 

Loss through suicide

Mental Health Foundation

Mind

Depression Alliance

Rethink

Support After Suicide Partnership

Survivors Of Bereavement by Suicide

 

Loss involving violence

Victim support

Support After Murder and Manslaughter

 

Road-related loss

Brake

SCARD

 

If you have lost a loved one due to illness it may be helpful to reach out to appropriate charities for advice and bereavement support.