Bereavement Help & Support
Bereavement Advice Centre
Tel: 0800 634 9494
Bereavement Advice Centre supports and advises people on what they need to do after a death.
British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy
Tel: 01455 883300 (Mon - Fri 08.45am-5.00pm)
The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy is a membership organisation and a registered charity that sets standards for therapeutic practice and provides information for therapists, clients of therapy, and the general public.
Bereavement Matters – the St Albans & District Bereavement Network
Tel: 01727 841841
Bereavement Matters offer practical and emotional bereavement support to anyone living in St Albans, Harpenden and District coping with grief - regardless of race, creed, culture or financial circumstance.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Tel: 0844 477 9400
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
Child Bereavement UK
Tel: 01494 568900
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Their vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives.
Child Death Helpline
Tel: 0800 282 986 (Mon - Fri 10.00am-1.00pm, Wed only 1.00pm-4.00pm, Every day 7.00pm-10.00pm)
The Child Death Helpline aims to provide a quality freephone service to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Callers to the helpline might be parents, grandparents, siblings, other family members, friends or involved professionals.
Childhood Bereavement Network
Tel: 020 7843 6309
The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) is the hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK.
Dying Matters is a coalition of members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.
Tel: 0808 808 1677 - Monday-Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Hope Again is Cruse Bereavement Care's website for young people. Cruse is a national charity that provides support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone close to them dies.
London Friend LGBT Bereavement Helpline
Tel: 0207 7837 3337 Tues 1930-2130
London Friend is the UK’s oldest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender charity. They support the health and mental well-being of the LGB&T community in and around London.
Tel: 01924 200799
Founded in 1982 by a group of people who had experienced miscarriage and we continue to offer support and information to anyone affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy, to raise awareness and to promote good practice in medical care.
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)
Tel: 020 7436 5881
Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. They operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.
Support & Care After Road Death & Injury (SCARD)
Tel: 0845 123 5541
SCARD helps to relieve distress amongst people who have lost a loved one, been injured or affected by drunk or reckless driving. They provide emotional and practical support through a telephone help-line, support groups, personal support system and offering free counseling at our offices.
Support after Murder and Manslaughter
Tel: 0845 872 3440
SAMM is a national UK Charity supporting families bereaved by Murder and Manslaughter. They provide advice and training to many agencies on issues relevant to the traumatically bereaved.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Tel: 0844 561 6855
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exist 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.
Twins & Multiple Births Association (TAMBA)
Tel: 01483 304442
The Tamba Bereavement Support Group (BSG) exists to support all parents and carers of multiples who have experienced loss whether it was during pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards. Tamba BSG offers parent to parent support via their befriending service.
The loss foundation
Tel: 07732 070972
The Loss Foundation is a registered charity providing support to people who have lost loved ones to cancer; spouses, family members, friends. Their charity operates support groups within London and Oxford, and other supportive events.
TCF (formerly The Compassionate Friends)
Tel: 0845 123 2304
TCF is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child/children.
Way Foundation (Widowed And Young)
Tel: 0300 012 4929
WAY is the only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died. It’s a peer-to-peer support group run by a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves, so they understand exactly what other members are going through.
Tel: 08452 03 04 05
Winston’s Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK. They offer practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.
Tel: 07968 947381
Active listener are a small private practice offering humanistic counselling near Turnbridge Wells area.