We list some of the organisations that can provide information and support on bereavement. We do not endorse any particular one and we appreciate that there are many more that we may have not been aware of and included.
Gov.uk offers a list of resources around funerals and bereavement.
At a Loss: The UK’s signposting website for the bereaved. They can help you find bereavement services and counselling.
Child Bereavement UK: Support when a baby or child of any age is dying, or a child is facing bereavement.
Cruse Bereavement Care: Information and support after a bereavement.
Mind Bereavement Support: Provides information on bereavement, where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief.
Daisy’s dream: Reading-based charity that supports children and their families who have been affected by life threatening illness or bereavement of someone close.
Dying Matters: Collective 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.
Sands: Information and support for anyone affected by the death of a baby.
Samaritans: 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)
Sudden: Support for people bereaved by sudden death.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS): Emotional and practical support and local groups for anyone bereaved or affected by suicide.
The Good Grief Trust: 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.
Winston’s Wish: UK childhood bereavement charity that support children and their families after the death of a parent or sibling.