The following organisations provide support for those who have experienced bereavement.

Bereavement support

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
Website: www.cruse.org.uk
Email: helpline@cruse.org.uk
Write to: Cruse Bereavement Care, PO Box 800,
Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1RG

Cruse Bereavement Care (Scotland)

Helpline: 0845 600 2227
Website: www.crusescotland.org.uk
Email: info@crusescotland.org.uk
Write to: Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland,
Riverview House, Friarton Road, Perth PH2 8DF

The Samaritans

Samaritans offer a 24-hour phone listening service.
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90
Website: www.samaritans.org
Email: jo@samaritans.org

Citizens Advice

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
Website: www.tcf.org.uk
Email: helpline@tcf.org.uk
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
to 10pm).
Website:www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

The Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (FSID)

They offer help for parents whose children have died from cot death.
Helpline: 0808 802 6868
Website: www.fsid.org.uk
Email: helpline@fsid.org.uk
Write to: FSID, 11 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 1RB

Suicide

Mental Health Foundation

9th Floor
Sea Containers House
20 Upper Ground
London SE1 9QB
Phone: 020 7803 1100
Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Mind

Mind information line
PO Box 277
Manchester M60 3XN
Phone: 0300 123 3393
Website: www.mind.org.uk
Email: info@mind.org.uk

Depression Alliance

20 Great Dover Street
London SE1 4LX
Phone: 0845 123 23 20
Website: www.depressionalliance.org
Email: information@depressionalliance.org

Rethink

15th Floor
89 Albert Embankment
London, SE1 7TP
Phone: 0845 456 0455
Website: www.rethink.org
Email: advice@rethink.org

Violent death

Victim Support

Hallam House, 56-60 Hallam Street,
London W1W 6JL
Supportline: 0845 30 30 900
Website: www.victimsupport.com
Email: supportline@victimsupport.org.uk

Support After Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM)

L&DRC Tally Ho, Pershore Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham B5 7RN
Helpline: 0845 872 3440
Website: www.samm.org.uk
Email: info@samm.org.uk

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