...helpful links...

Here are some helpful links and numbers that you may need. You are not alone. If you or someone else needs help, seek through the organisations below. 

At a Loss

ataloss.org

The UK's signposting website for the bereaved. They can help you find bereavement services and counselling. They also have resources on coronavirus pandemic bereavement.

Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs (BEAD)

beadproject.org.uk

Information and support for anyone bereaved through drug or alcohol use.

Blue Cross

bluecross.org.uk

Animal charity that helps sick, injured and homeless pets. This is a useful page if you have to rehome a pet, or want to adopt one if you find yourself alone. 

Child Bereavement UK

 

childbereavementuk.org

Support when a baby or child of any age is dying, or a child is facing bereavement.

0800 028 8840

Cruse Bereavement Care

 

cruse.org.uk

Information and support after a bereavement.

0808 808 1677

Dying Matters

dyingmatters.org

Coalition of individual and organisational members across England and Wales, aiming to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.

The Good Grief Trust

thegoodgrieftrust.org

Charity run by the bereaved, helping all those suffering grief in the UK. Can help you find reassurance, advice and support. They have a detailed page of coronavirus bereavement advice.

Samaritans

samaritans.org

 

Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).

Sands

sands.org.uk

Information and support for anyone affected by the death of a baby.

0808 164 3332

The Compassionate Friends

tcf.org.uk

Provides support to bereaved families after the death of a child.

0345 123 2304

Widowed and Young (WAY)

widowedandyoung.org.uk

Offers a peer-to-peer support network to anyone who was aged 50 or under when their partner died.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

uk-sobs.org.uk

Emotional and practical support and local groups for anyone bereaved or affected by suicide.

0300 111 5065