Age UK provides support and guidance tailored to suit the needs of older people.
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.
COPS (Care of Police Survivors)
COPS helps families of police offers who have lost their lives on duty, to rebuild their lives.
Child Bereavement UK
Supports families and educates professionals when a child dies, or when a child is facing a bereavement.
Child Death Helpline
0800 282 986
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.
Provides support to children suffering from cancer and leukaemia, and their families.
0117 953 9639
An organisation of bereaved parents and their families helping others through their grief after the death of a child (at whatever age).
CCSS (Coroners’ Court Support Service)
Gives emotional and practical support to families and witnesses attending inquests.
Cruse Bereavement Care
The helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement.
Daisy’s Dream provides support for children and their families through bereavement.
The Lullaby Trust
The Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), more commonly known as cot death.
PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide)
PAPYRUS provides a confidential helpline and advice to young people and anyone worried about a young person.
0800 096 6606
If you have lost a pet and need someone to talk to, please call the Pet Bereavement Support Service at Blue Cross.
Rainbows Trust provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a lifethreatening or terminal illness.
A national charity offering emotional and practical support for road crash victims.
SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome)
Information for the family and relatives of a young person who has died of Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), sometimes called Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
116123 (free to call)
Whatever you are going through, The Samaritans are at the end of a telephone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
SAMM (Support after Murder and Manslaughter)
Supports families after bereavement by murder and manslaughter.
SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
020 7436 5881
SANDS supports anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promotes research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.
SCARD (Support and Care after Road Death and Injury)
SOBS (Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide)
SOBS’ Helpline provides an opportunity to talk confidentially with someone who has been bereaved by suicide and to know that you are not alone in your experience.
TAMBA (Twins and Multiple Births Association)
0870 770 3305
The TAMBA Bereavement Support Group (BSG) exists to support all parents and carers of multiples who have experienced loss whether it was during pregnancy, at birth, or at any point afterwards.
WAY (Widowed and Young)
WAY is the only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died.
Winston’s Wish offers support, information and guidance for those caring for bereaved children and families.