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Coping with bereavement - grief support

Finding the help you need

Coping with bereavement - grief support

Finding the help you need

Grief support

You are not alone, find the help you need


There are many organisations available to support you following a bereavement. The important thing is not to face it alone. Talk to family or friends about your feelings. Failing that, seek professional advice. There are many organisations available to contact, each one able to give specialist care. Remember, be kind to yourself. Punishing yourself by refusing to share your feelings will not help to bring a loved one back. 

A small selection of available organisations for supporting your through your grief

Cruse Bereavement Care


Where volunteers are trained in all types of bereavement support


Helpline: 0808 1643332 (opening hours vary, see website for details.)

Website: www.cruse.org.uk 

Facebook: @crusebereavementsupport



A stillbirth and neonatal death charity


Helpline: 0808 8081677

Website: www.sands.org.uk

Facebook: @sandscharity

Child Bereavement UK


Supporting children, young people, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies


Helpline: 0800 0288840

Website: www.childbereavementuk.org

Facebook: @childbereavementuk

Widowed and Young (WAY)


A charity providing support to those 50 and under whose partner has died


Website: www.widowedandyoung.org.uk

Facebook: @WAYwidowedandyoung

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)


An organisation offering peer-to-peer support to those impacted by suicide loss


Helpline: 0300 111 5065

Website: www.uksobs.org

Facebook: @SOBSCharity