Information on the experience of bereavement and advice on ways to come to terms with loss, and a comprehensive listing of useful contact information.
Barnet Bereavement Service 020 8441 3572
Free bereavement counselling for adults.
Camden, City, Islington and Westminster Bereavement Service 020 7284 0090
Free bereavement counselling help for any adult either living within or registered with a GP, in Camden, Islington and the City of Westminster, or who live, work or are registered with a GP, within the City of London.
Child Death Helpline 0800 282 986
A helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.
Child Bereavement 01494 568 900
Supports families and educate professionals both when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
Compassionate Friends 0845 123 2304
An organisation of bereaved families offering support to others after the death of a child or children. The helpline is always answered by a bereaved parent who is there to listen.
Cruse Bereavement Care 0844 477 9400
Promotes the well-being of bereaved people and enables anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.
The Miscarriage Association 01924 200 799
Offers support and information to anyone affected by the loss of a baby in pregnancy
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS) 020 7436 5881
Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby during pregnancy or after birth.
Support After Murder & Manslaughter 0845 872 3440
All SAMMís volunteers have themselves been bereaved as a result of homicide.
The Way Foundation 0300 012 4929
Supports young widowed men and women as they adjust to life after the death of their partner – whether that was a month, a year, or ten years ago.
An active web-based self-help group aimed at providing mutual support to widows and widowers, primarily in their 50s and 60s.
Winston’s Wish 08452 03 04 05
Offers advice on how to help children and young people to re-adjust to life after the death of a parent or sibling.
Young Minds - Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544
Offers free confidential online and telephone support to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.