There are many national and local organisations who provide support and information to people following a bereavement.
The Bereavement Trust: Evening helpline for bereaved people and other supprt servcies.
Brake: Helpline for people bereaved or injured in a road accident.
Care for the Family: Helping those who face family difficulties including bereavement.
The Compassionate Friends: Support to parents and their immediate families after the death of a child, run by bereaved parents.
The Loss Foundation: A charity providing support to people who have lost loved ones to cancer
SAMM (Support After Murder and Manslaughter): Offer Telephone support line for families and friends of homicide victims.
Sudden: Helping those who are suddenly bereaved.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide: Support services for people bereaved by suicide.
WAY: Support for young, widowed men and women.
Candle Project: St Christopher’s Candle Project provides support to children, young people and their families in the south east London area. They also offer specialist training, advice and consultancy services to schools and other agencies working with children facing bereavement.
Winston's Wish: Winston's Wish delivers support services to children who have been bereaved in the UK. As well as in-depth therapeutic help in individual, group and residential settings, they run a national helpline and have resources for children to help them through their bereavement.
Baby Loss: Support for women and their partners who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth.
Child Bereavement: Support and education for parents and families.
Grief Encounter: Help for children and young people through bereavement.
Lullaby Trust: Confidential support to anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or young toddler.
Helpline 0808 808 1677
Cruse provides support services for people across the UK who have been bereaved. The helpline offers listening support and practical advice related to bereavement, including dealing with an estate, debt and arranging a funeral.
Cruse also has a service for young people called Hope Again
They provide a helpline and other support for young people aged 12-18 following a bereavement.
The Bereavement Register: This service is specifically designed to remove from databases and mailing files, the names and addresses of people who have died.
Funeral Cost help: Help for those who have recently lost a loved one and are unable to find accurate information about funeral costs.