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Improving bereavement care for parents and families who have lost a child.
Support for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Information, local support groups and helplines for anyone affected by someone else’s substance use.
Telephone: 020 7553 7640 (this is not a helpline)
Website with information and support for anyone bereaved through drug or alcohol use.
Supporting families when a baby or child dies. Specialises in tracing the resting place of babies who died many years ago.
Champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives
– especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances
A Christian organisation, offering hope and comfort to those who have a lost a child of any age, in any circumstance and at any time following the death – through a telephone support network, events and a regular email newsletter.
Supporting families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
Helpline service for all those affected by death of a child.
Telephone: 0800 028 2986
Provides financial support in England and Wales towards the cost of a funeral for parents bereaved of a child under 16.
Telephone: 01480 276088
Providing practical, emotional and spiritual support to Muslim parents after the death of a child.
Telephone: 0161 480 5156; Monday – Thursday, 10am – 2pm
This service offers information about the coroner’s court, the inquest itself, as well as offering practical and emotional support for those going through an inquest.
Telephone: 0300 111 2141
Search for a counsellor or psychotherapist near you (dedicated bereavement section)
Counselling for anyone who is bereaved.
Self Help organisation, who have been “Touched by Suicide”, we exist to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
www.crusescotland.org.uk (Cruse Bereavement Care website for Scotland)
Support and counselling to families where there has been a sudden cardiac death.
A national self-help charity promoting mutual support between individuals affected by depression, through pen and phone friend schemes, Internet Chat, and newsletters.
A national charity providing awareness of organ donation and support for donor families.
Peer support to families who have lost a loved one to drowning and aquatic related tragedy
Raising awareness of dying, death and bereavement
Charity offering bereaved parents’ bi-monthly evening drop-in group in Wanstead, East London, and ten-week support workshops, ‘Begin to Heal’.
Telephone: 07814 550 375
Supportive workshops for people whose lives have been disrupted by trauma of serious crime. Specialising in those bereaved by murder and manslaughter.
Provides help and support for all aspects of family life.
Bereavement support information here
FOOTSTEPS COUNSELLING AND CARE (GLOUCESTERSHIRE AREA)
A charity supporting anyone who has experienced pregnancy/infant loss at any time and any age in the Gloucestershire area. Website: www.footstepsandc.org.uk. Telephone: 01452 308 618
Support for bereaved parents in Cornwall who have experienced loss of a baby during pregnancy and birth.
Champions the role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives
– especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances, such as bereavement.
Support for bereaved children and their families to help alleviate the pain caused by the death of someone close.
Helping people through bereavement.
Bereavement support for young people.
Bereavement counselling for members of the Jewish community.
Offers bereavement counselling and support to bereaved parents and children in Derbyshire.
Offers bereavement support to children, young people and families in Orpington, Kent, when someone they love has died.
Counselling service for the the City and East London.
THE LOSS FOUNDATION
A charity providing support to people who have lost loved ones to cancer. Free support groups in London and Oxford and other supportive events.
Provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death.
Telephone: 0808 802 6868
Helps bereaved families to create unique and sensitively designed memorials for babies, children and young adults.
Support for anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.
Free and impartial money advice, set up by government. Support in person, over the phone or online.
To create a memorial website for your loved one.
Umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
UK national charity that offers support and friendship to widows, and provides opportunities for women to develop a new sense of purpose as they face life on their own. Branches run social events and head office organizes national events and keeps in touch with members who do not have access to a branch, or who do not wish to join one.
Telephone: 0845 838 2261
Offers practical and emotional support, advocacy, group support and counselling for families and friends of murder and suicide victims.
UK national charity for people killed in road traffic collisions.
Support for anyone bereaved by murder or manslaughter.
Support for those affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth
Offers support and information for families who have suffered the sudden and unexpected loss of a child.
Aims to provide practical and emotional support for families bereaved or victims injured by a road crash.
SFAD - Scottish families affected by alcohol and drugs
Counselling and support groups for families affected by a drug or alcohol related death
Telephone helpline: 08080 101011
Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people. Open 24 hours a day, every day.
www.thesilverline.org.uk Helpline: 0800 4 70 80 90
Support for children and their families in Hampshire who have lost someone special in their life
Support for bereaved parents in North London (support groups daytime and evening in Tufnell Park)
Free, impartial debt advice to anyone in the UK experiencing financial problems. Can advise any parents suffering financial hardship following the loss of a child eg bedroom tax issues, or withdrawal of benefits after the loss of a disabled child.
Supports all parents and carers of multiples who have experienced loss whether it was during pregnancy, at birth or at any point afterwards.
A self help organisation which exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
Provides emotional support, practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and bereaved relatives attending court, and others affected by the crime.
Offers practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.
There are TCF groups in many countries around the world although not all have websites at present. If the country you are looking for is not listed, please contact our International Liaison Officer who will be able to help you.
Email: email@example.com (English speaking)
TCF Switzerland (English speaking)
Each year thousands of parents suffer the loss of a son or a daughter. Please help us to support families in their time of greatest need.