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Area served: Cheshire & Merseyside, Lancashire, South Yorkshire, Kent & Medway, Thames Valley, Coventry & Warwickshire, Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Telephone: 0330 088 9255

Website: www.amparo.org.uk

Amparo provides emotional and practical support for anybody who has felt the impact of suicide. The service is not just for 'next of kin' and it is free and completely confidential. Support can be provided one-to-one, to family groups, groups of work colleagues – whatever is most appropriate to your situation. Amparo can also help with a range of practical matters such as: dealing with police and coroners; helping with media enquiries; preparing for and attending an inquest and helping you to access other, appropriate, local support services.


Hours: Helpline, Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm


Coroners' Courts Support Service

Area served: England and Wales

Telephone: 0300 111 2141

Website: www.coronerscourtssupportservice.org.uk

Coroners' courts support service to support practically and emotionally the family and other witnesses attending the Coroners' courts. They offers support and guidance on the process over the phone via the helpline. For people in England and Wales.


Hours: Helpline, Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm



Area served: National

Telephone: 0808 802 0925

Website: www.gingerbread.org.uk

Gingerbread want a society in which single parent families are treated equally and fairly. To get there, they provide information to help single parents support themselves and their family. Support is available in single parent groups, online forums, information pages and helpline.




Telephone: 020 7263 1111

Website: www.inquest.org.uk

Will support families in navigating the legal process following a death in state care or detention, and in some other cases where the conduct of the state or corporate bodies are in question. Will provide free and independent advice on the inquest process and related investigations putting the needs of bereaved people at the heart of what they do.


Hours: Helpline, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am - 4pm


Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Area served: National

Telephone: 01235 772850

Website: www.sudep.org

A charity dedicated to raising awareness of epilepsy risks and tackling epilepsy death including sudden unexpected deaths in epilepsy. They offer bereavement support, counselling, advocacy and legal help including understanding the inquest process. They also involve bereaved parents in research about deaths due to epilepsy.



The Foundation for Infant Loss Training

Area served: National

Website: www.foundationforinfantloss.co.uk

The Foundation for Infant Loss Training is committed to providing first class education in Pregnancy and Infant Loss and how to best support bereaved families. They also offer a baby loss directory, supporting families by signposting them to financial assistance, information or counselling provision.



The Road Victims Trust

Area served: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire

Telephone: 01234 843345

Website: www.rvtrust.org.uk

The Road Victims Trust works in partnership with the Police, Coroner and Crown Prosecution Service across all 3 counties. They provide information and emotional support for as long as it is useful at home, in their office or by phone to individuals and family members. This service is free.



Voice for Victims and Witnesses

Area served: Northamptonshire

Telephone: 0300 303 1965

Website: www.voicenorthants.org

Voice helps you to cope, recover and thrive after crime. Their support is available for anyone living in Northamptonshire, regardless of when, where or how crime happened to you. Services are free, confidential and you don’t have to have reported anything to the police.



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