Phone: 0800 634 9494 


The Bereavement Advice Centre supports and advises people after a death in England and Wales. Their website and helpline provides help with the wide range of practical issues that need to be managed after a bereavement as well as signposting to other support. 

Child Bereavement UK 

Phone: 0800 028 8840  Email: 


Supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Runs a dedicated helpline as well as individual, couple’s and family support sessions and groups across the country.

The Compassionate Friends

Phone: 0345 123 2304  Email: 


The Compassionate Friends is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to providing peer support for other bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. 

Cruse Bereavement Care 

Phone: 0808 808 16 77 Email: 


Cruse Bereavement Care offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. They run a helpline as well as bereavement counselling as well as facilitated self-help groups across the country.

Dying Matters

Phone: 0800 021 4466 


A coalition of 32,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. 

Lullaby Trust

Phone: 0808 802 6868 Email: 


The Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death. 

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Phone: 0300 111 5065  Email: 


Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide is the national charity to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide. A self-help organisation which provides support via a range of means, including through a national helpline, via email and through running self-help groups. 

Winston’s Wish 

Phone: 08452 030405 (Helpline) Email: 


Winston’s Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK. Offers practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.