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Our Helpline is open throughout this period of lockdown. Call us for support and understanding on 0345 123 2304. You call will always be answered by a bereaved parent.

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We offer support after the death of a child of any age and from any cause.

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TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – we are here to help.

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