The following organisations provide support for those who have experienced bereavement.
Cruse Bereavement Care (England and Wales)
Cruse can help anyone who has lost someone they love.
Helpline: 0844 477 9400
Young persons helpline: 0808 808 1677
Write to: Cruse Bereavement Care, PO Box 800,
Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1RG
Cruse Bereavement Care (Scotland)
This is a good source of practical help and advice and is particularly helpful with financial or legal problems.
Visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk to find your nearest bureau.
Death of a child
The Compassionate Friends
The Compassionate Friends offers help for parents whose children have died.
Helpline: 0845 123 2304
Write to: The Compassionate Friends,
53 North Street, Bristol BS3 1EN
The Child Death Helpline
A helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.
Helpline: 0800 282 986
(Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm, Tuesday and
Wednesday 1pm to 4pm and Every Evening 7pm
The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID)
Mental Health Foundation
Sea Containers House
20 Upper Ground
London SE1 9QB
Phone: 020 7803 1100