Brake is a road safety charity dedicated to stopping deaths and injuries on roads through awareness-raising campaigns, including Road Safety Week and educational resources including leaflets, posters and advertisements. This organisation offers care to people bereaved and injured on the road.
Helpline 0808 808 2020
Mon – Fri 9.00am - 6.00pm
Practical advice and emotional support.
Child Death Helpline
0800 282 986
Open every evening 7.00 pm - 10.00pm
Mon – Fri 10.00am - 1.00pm
A Freephone service for all those affected by the death of a child. Staffed by bereaved parent volunteers supported by a professional team. The helpline is not a counselling service.
Childhood Bereavement Network
0115 911 8070
Provides access to information, guidance and support services for bereaved children, their families and carers.
020 7239 1000
24 Hours a day
Free helpline for children 0800 11 11
Free national helpline for children and young people in need of help or counselling.
0845 301 0031
Providing the best possible support to children suffering from cancer and leukaemia and their families.
0117 953 9639
www.tcf.org.uk (This web site will take you away from MK.BS and you will have to re-enter)
An organisation of bereaved parents and their families helping others through their grief after the death of a child. (at whatever age) Offers support by befriending, one to one, group, letter/email, newsletter, useful publications, postal library and a programme of informal weekend retreats and an annual weekend gathering.
CONI & CONI Plus
020 7233 2090
www.sids.org.uk Search for CONI
Care for the Next Infant – Programme offers advice, support and practical help to cot death parents and families who babies have died for reasons other than cot death.
Cruse Bereavement Care Helpline
0870 167 1677
An organisation that offers general and practical advise, details on benefits and local cruse organisations to anyone who has been bereaved.
Cruse Family Bereavement Line
Mon – Fri 5.00pm - 9.00pm, Sat 3.00pm - 5.00pm, Sun 3.00pm - 7.00pm
An evening telephone line offering 1-2-1 telephone support to anyone who has been bereaved.
Cruse Bereavement Care Youth Line
Freephone 0808 808 1677
A website for children and young people aged between 12 and 18 who have been bereaved. Also has details of a confidential telephone number that they can speak to a bereavement counsellor on.
0118 934 2604
The death of someone important in the family may be devastating. For children it can be confusing and hard to understand. Daisy’s Dream offers advice and support for children and young people up to the age of 18 who have been bereaved as well as their families.
F.S.I.D. Helpline (Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths)
Helpline 0840 787 0554
For parents whose babies have died as a result of Sudden Infant Death (cot death or SID). Books also available.
The National Anxiety Phobics Disorders Society Charity
0870 7700 456
The National Phobics Society provide support and help if you’ve been diagnosed with, or suspect you may have, a phobic condition.
National Association of Widows
024 7663 4848
The National Association of Widows is run by widows, for widows. We are the only national charity set up to specifically to serve this group. Unmarried women who have lost a partner through bereavement are also welcome to join.
0808 808 0545
No Panic’s aims are to aid the relief and rehabilitation of those people suffering from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, other related Anxiety Disorders, including Tranquilliser Withdrawal, and to provide support to sufferers and their families and carers.
0800 096 6606
Grieving for the loss of a pet, whether through death or enforced separation, can be a very sad and difficult experience. Life, once filled with the love and friendship of a pet, may suddenly seem very empty.
01933 355175 Fax: 01933 355181
Rainbows is a Registered Charity that was founded to help children who have been bereaved through parental death, parental separation or parental divorce, and to work through the grieving process which follows any significant loss.
SANDS Helpline (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
020 7436 5881
For parents who experience the loss of a baby during or after the birth.
0117 953 9639
www.tcf.org.uk - click into Search Box & Type “Siblings”
Support in bereavement for brothers and sisters. A nationwide self-help support group for people who have suffered the death of a brother or sister. Offers same support as Compassionate Friends.
SOBS National Helpline
0870 241 3337
Those who are left behind after a suicide can be helped by talking to others who have experienced the same loss.
Sudden Death Support Association
0118 988 9797
An organisation to help relatives & close friends of people who die suddenly. It is run by people who have been bereaved by sudden and tragic loss.
TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Births Association)
0870 770 3305
Providing information and mutual support networks for families of twins, triplets or more, highlighting their unique needs to all involved in their care.
The Multiple Births Foundation (for professionals)
020 8383 3519
A charity for professionals and families whose aim is to improve the care and support of multiple birth families through the education of all relevant professionals.
The Way Foundation
0870 011 3450
Provides a UK-wide self help social and support network for men and women widowed under the age of 50 and their children.
Winston's Wish Family Line
0845 203 0405
Offers support, information and guidance for those caring for bereaved children and families.
Helpline 020 8772 9900
Mon to Fri 9.00am - 1.00pm, 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Provides young people with access to a counsellor nearest them, UK-wide. Can email for information / enquires: