For those bereaved
There are a number of organisations that offer help, information and/or support to those who have been affected by the death of a loved one. Here are a selection of links that may be of help:
“Our aim is to prevent anyone feeling the pain we felt as a family when we lost Daniel. We truly believe that talking can save lives“.
Shirley Smith (Founder & Daniel’s Mother)
TCF , The Compassionate Friends, is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other similarly bereaved family members who have suffered the death of a child or children of any age and from any cause.
0345 120 3785 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm)
SOBS , Survivors Of Bereavement by Suicide, exists to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide. They are a self-help organisation and aim to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other. They also strive to improve public awareness and maintain contacts with many other statutory and voluntary organisations.
0300 111 5065 (9am to 6pm)
CRUSE offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
For bereavement support, contact the National Helpline: 0808 808 1677
For other queries:
Central Office Address: Cruse Bereavement Care, PO Box 800, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1RG
Central office administration number: 020 8939 9530
SASP , the Support After Suicide Partnership is the UK’s national hub for organisations and individuals working across the UK to support people who have been bereaved or affected by suicide. The Support after Suicide Partnership provides support, advice and counselling through its members and so, if you feel in need of support, please look on the website for a full list of organisations that can help.