Finding bereavement support in Waltham Abbey

The loss of a loved one is an incredibly challenging and emotional journey and it isn’t always a journey that is easy to navigate alone. Every one of us is different and there is no right or wrong way to grieve, but there is support out there to help you grieve in your own way.

Here is a selection of bereavement support services in Waltham Abbey and wider London. Please know that you are not alone, and our funeral directors are available 24/7 to provide you with help and support.

Christ Church Bereavement Group – Waltham Cross

Informal social meetings for those who have been bereaved. You are welcome to bring along a friend or relative to the sessions which start at 2pm on the second Thursday of each month in the church hall adjacent to the church.

Christ Church, Trinity Lane, Waltham Cross, EN8 7GA
Call Sylvia: 01992 425411
Visit the Christ Church website

Cruse Bereavement Care – Lambeth

Cruse Bereavement Care is the UK's largest bereavement services charity. Their most local support centre to Waltham Abbey is in Lambeth, London. They offer free individual and group counselling via zoom, as well as over the phone advice.

Call the Lambeth branch on 020 7620 3999
Call the national helpline on 0808 808 1677
Visit the Cruse website


The Samaritans offer a 24-hour advice line. The service is run by volunteers who are specially trained to support individuals who are experiencing loss and grief.

Call 116 123
Visit the Samaritans website

National Bereavement Service

Providing practical advice on all steps necessary when someone dies, as well as offering emotional support, the NBS offer telephone as well as online live chat available 6 days a week.

Call 0800 024 6121
Visit the NBS website

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families when a child is grieving or when a child dies. They support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. They offer free support by phone or online video. Their nearest support group to Waltham Abbey is in Stratford.

Call 0800 028 8840
Visit the Child Bereavement website

Get the support you need from Abbott & English

We hope you have found this information useful. If you have experienced a loss, the first step in finding the right support is finding the right funeral director. We have helped families in Waltham Abbey and the surrounding areas for more than three decades and we want to help you too. If you would like more information on any of the above bereavement support services in Waltham Abbey or would like to start arranging a funeral, call us today on: .