Losing someone is one of the hardest things to deal with, so it is ok to ask for help. If you have any questions related to bereavement services please call our partners at the National Bereavement Service on 0800 0248092.
Bereavement affects people in different ways. There's no right or wrong way to feel. The UK luckily has a great network of support services to help bereaved people, for a range of specific circumstance. We list these below.
Confidential emotional support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings.
Confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse is the leading charity in the U.K. specialising in bereavement. They provide support, information, advice, education and training with services offered free to bereaved people.
Bereavement UK offers information about death, dying, bereavement, funerals and self help counselling.
The Compassionate Friends
Offering support for bereaved parents and their families.
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying.
Widowed & Young
A national support group for those widowed under 50 offering friendship, advice and activities.
Support after Murder and Manslaughter
Support after Murder and Manslaughter looks to assist those who have lost a relative or friend as a result of murder, manslaughter or unlawful killing.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and overcome the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.
Brake - the road safety charity
The road safety charity. We work to stop road death tragedies and support people left bereaved and injured.