The service offers support to all individuals affected by suicide: individuals who are currently suicidal or who have recently attempted suicide and those bereaved by suicide.
Support Helpline & Email
Child Bereavement UK support families and educate professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
Their helpline provides confidential support, information and guidance to families and professionals. Professionally trained bereavement support workers are available to take calls 9am – 5pm Monday-Friday.
Tel – 0800 02 888 40.
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides a space for bereaved families to make contact, share experiences and concerns, and to offer support to one another.
Other support services
Child Bereavement UK offer a range of other support services, including support groups and booked telephone sessions.
You can find out more on their website http://www.childbereavementuk.org/support/
Tel: 08088 020021
Lines are open from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm and is free to call.
The helpline offers support, information and guidance to anyone caring for or supporting a bereaved child or young person.
Face to face bereavement support
Winston’s Wish offer a range of face to face bereavement support services including individual and group work and support for the under 5’s.
Winston’s Wish offer drop-in services in the Gloucestershire, the North West and West Sussex. See their website for more details: www.winstonswish.org.uk/drop-in
The Cruse National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement support volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by a bereavement. Our volunteers are here to help you talk things through. They can also help you find your local Cruse service, or signpost you to support groups, financial advice, and other useful sources of information.
The Cruse Bereavement Care National Helpline is open for information, advice and emotional support, from 9.30am to 5pm Monday and Friday and 9.30am to 8pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The number is
0808 808 1677 and is free to call.
Cruse offer face-to-face services via their Areas and Branches, and delivered by trained Bereavement Support Volunteers.
You can search for your nearest Cruse Area of Branch on their website. Each Cruse Area or Branch works within a specific catchment area and you will need to contact the Area to find out which geographical locations are covered by their services. Some Cruse services are able to visit clients in their homes or other local consulting rooms.
Support for children & young people
Some Cruse Areas and Branches offer support to children and young people – contact your local Cruse to find out what services they offer.
For men who are down or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support.
Open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year.
Nationwide – 0800 58 58 58
London – 0808 802 58 58
Opening hours are 5pm-midnight every day
Suicide bereavement support forum
A private and anonymous online forum for those bereaved by suicide. This is a place to get practical information and support from others who have gone through such a painful loss.
For access: email email@example.com