Bereavement Resources

At a Loss

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.

Bereavement Advice Centre

There are many practical issues to manage when someone dies. Bereavement Advice Centre supports and advises people on what they need to do after a death.

0800 634 9494

Blue Cross

Animal charity that helps sick, injured and homeless pets.

Child Bereavement UK

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

0800 028 8840

Child Death Helpline

A helpline for anyone of any age affected by the death of a child (from pregnancy to adulthood) in any circumstances. All calls are answered by parents who have experienced bereavement.

0800 282 986

Citizens Advice – What do after a death

This website outlines what happens, and things you might need to think about, after someone dies.

The Compassionate Friends

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

0345 123 2304

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone suffering bereavement caused by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

0121 687 8010

[email protected]

Dying Matters

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.

Edward’s Trust

Edward’s Trust provides holistic family bereavement services supporting children, young people and parents across the West Midlands.

0121 454 1705

[email protected]

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.

Hub of Hope

UK-wide mental health service database. Lets you search for local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support. You can filter results to find specific kinds of support.


Provides information on bereavement, where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief.

National Bereavement services

The National Bereavement Service provides practical and emotional assistance after a death. If you or a loved one is experiencing loss, you can access free support today.

0800 0246 121

Birmingham Hospice

Bereavement support available to adults in Birmingham. Emotional support provided through one-to-one sessions, support groups, and phone. Open to all, regardless of connection to hospice.

0121 752 8748

[email protected] – Grief after bereavement or loss

Most people experience grief when they lose something or someone important to them. If these feelings are affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help.


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).

116 123

[email protected]


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

0808 164 3332

Sue Ryder

Supports people living with neurological conditions and terminal illness, and for anyone experiencing bereavement after losing somebody.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

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

Widowed and Young (WAY)

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