AB Welfare and Wildlife Trust
A charity which provides advice for people who are dying or recently bereaved. Provides UK-wide advice on funeral law and can help with funeral arrangements, particularly burials in nature reserves.
01423 530 900
Help for people who have been bereaved. Includes a search tool for local support, griefchat service, Grablife activity support weekends, bereavement support for men, and support for young people.
Bereavement Advice Centre
Offers a free helpline for people who are bereaved and for professionals. It also has information on its website about practical matters and coping with grief.
0800 634 9494
A helpline with trained volunteers to support those dealing with bereavement.
0800 435 455
Books, e-books and downloadable resources for people who find it easier to understand pictures than words, including people with learning difficulties. Topics like ‘Getting on with cancer’, ‘When Mum died’ and ‘When Dad died’.
020 7492 2559
Brake is a road safety charity that runs a helpline for anyone bereaved as a result of a road crash. They also runs
free courses to train people to educate young drivers about the consequences of dangerous driving behaviours.
Childhood Bereavement Network
Aims to improve the quality and range of bereavement support for children, young people, their families and other caregivers. Offers information about support services.
020 7843 6309
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
A charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child or children.
Helpline: 0345 123 2304
Northern Ireland helpline: 0288 77 88 016
Cruse Bereavement Care
Provides bereavement support, either face-to-face or over the phone, from trained volunteers around the UK. Calls to this helpline are free.
0808 808 1677
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland
Provides bereavement support, either face-to-face or over the phone, from trained volunteers in Scotland. Calls to this helpline are not free.
0845 600 2227
Find information to help you support those who’ve been bereaved. Includes a helpful leaflet called Being there.
08000 21 44 66
Supports bereaved children and teenagers through its website.
020 8371 8455
A website designed for young people by young people who have been bereaved (part of Cruse Bereavement Care).
0808 808 1677
National Suicide Alliance
The National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) is an alliance of public, private and voluntary organisations in England who care about suicide prevention and are willing to take individual and collective action to reduce suicide and support those bereaved or affected by suicide.
A website tool which provides resources for children who are coping with the death of a brother or sister.
0800 02 888 40
Together for short lives
Provides information and support for children with terminal illnesses and their families.
0808 8088 100
WAY (Widowed & Young) Foundation
WAY is the only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died. It’s a peer-to-peer support group run by a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age. It runs activities and support groups for people coping with grief.
A child bereavement charity which offers specialist practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.
08088 020 021