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Counselling Support

Please find contact details for counselling support services available to support children and families linked to bereavement.


Cruse Bereavement Care (0808 808 1677) and the Bereavement Advice Centre (0800 634 9494) both offer advice on all aspects of coping with bereavement.

Samaritans (116 123) supports people in extreme distress.

The Silver Line (0800 470 8090) provides support for older people, especially those who are experiencing loneliness and isolation.

Child Bereavement UK (0800 028 8840) supports families dealing with the death of a baby or child.

Winstons Wish (08088 020 021) provides support for grieving children and young people through an online chat facility or a freephone national helpline.

The Good Grief Trust is an online search engine offering links to further bereavement support across the country.