Resources: Bereavement

Bereaved Parents Support Organisations Network (BPSON)

Umbrella body for organisations supporting bereaved parents.


Bereaved Parent Support, Care for the Family

Peer support for bereaved parents including a telephone befriending service.

Visit the website
Call: 029 2081 0800


Information and support for families of babies born premature or sick.

Call: 0808 801 0322

Care for the Family

Peer support for any parent whose son or daughter has died at any age, in any circumstance and at any stage in their journey of grieving.

Call: 029 2081 0800

Child Bereavement UK

Training for professionals, support for families and a directory of local support services

Call: 0800 02 888 40

Child Death Helpline

For anyone affected by the death of a child of any age from any cause. 

Call: 0800 282 986 or 0808 800 6019

Citizens Advice

What happens, and things you might need to think about, after someone dies.

Click here for more information

Hope Again

The youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone. Visit the Hope Again website.

The Compassionate Friends

TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – we are here to help.

Call: 0845 123 2304

The Lullaby Trust

Support for anyone affected by the sudden death of a baby or young child.

Bereavement support line: 0808 802 6868


For anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby.

Support Helpline: 0808 164 3332

Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP)

We are a special interest group of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance who focuses on supporting those bereaved or affected by suicide.


Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Support for people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

Call: 0300 111 5065


Support for anyone affected by the death of a multiple.

Call: 0800 138 0509 

Winston’s Wish

Supporting children and their families after the death of a parent or sibling. Visit the website. Our Freephone National Helpline is free to call on 08088 020 021 and offers therapeutic advice following a bereavement.

There are also a number of useful organisations who hold information about many smaller, specialised and local organisations available for bereaved families. One may be able to find an organisation that focusses on a situation more specifically through one of these organisations:

The Childhood Bereavement Network
A Child of Mine
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The Good Grief Trust

Services available nationally to help and support you.

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