Bereavement

Death and bereavement are natural - they happen to us all.

As well as help from a funeral director and family you may feel you need to talk with, or require the support of, someone sympathetic who has been through a similar experience. Below are several organisations that can offer this support or help with bereavement. The opportunity to share some of these feelings and emotions with someone who can understand and accept them can be an immense comfort and relief.

Age uk

Tavis House
1-6 Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9NA

Contact Details
Telephone: 0800 169 6565
Website: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/
Email: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/contact-us/


Compassionate Friends

Offers support and friendship to bereaved parents and their families

Contact Details
Helpline: 0845 123 2304
Website: http://www.tcf.org.uk/
Email: info@tcf.org.uk

WAY Foundation

Finding a WAY forward for the widowed and young

WAY offers support and friendship to young bereaved people, whatever their circumstances, however long ago their partner died. We help men and women up to the age of 50, parents and those without children.

We aim to provide a social and support network to help young widows and widowers rebuild their lives after they've been shattered by the death of a partner. Members' children are an important part of the organisation and we welcome them too.

Contact Details
The WAY Foundation
Suite 35, St Loyes House, 20 St Loyes Street
BEDFORD - MK40 1ZL

Telephone: 0300 012 4929
Website: http://www.wayfoundation.org.uk/
Email: mailto:info@wayfoundation.org


Cruse - Bereavement Care

Provides a service of emotional support, counselling and information.

Contact Details (Thames Valley Office)
Amber House
Market Street
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 1JB

Telephone: 01344 411919 Local Office (National Helpline 0844 477 9400)
Website: http://www.cruse.org.uk/
Email: helpline@cruse.org.uk

Still Birth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)

Offers support for bereaved parents and families when a baby dies at or soon after birth.

Contact Details
28 Portland Place
London
W1B 1LY

Telephone: 020 7436 5881
Website: https://www.uk-sands.org/
Email: helpline@uk-sands.org

Samaritans

For someone you can talk to who will give you support

Contact Details
Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
Chris
PO Box 90 90
Stirling
FK8 2SA

Telephone: 08457 90 90 90
Website: http://www.samaritans.org/
Email': Jo@samaritans.org


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