General Bereavement Support

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Where to Find Support

It can be hard to find the right help and support after a bereavement, and what you need may change over time. We hope that amongst the selection below you find one that is right for you.

At A Loss

AtaLoss is a national charity providing a comprehensive hub of information and bereavement support. Wherever you live, whatever your age, whatever the circumstances of your loss you can easily search and find support from over 1200 services listed across the UK, up to date information, helplines and a FREE live-chat counselling service. AtaLoss is there for bereaved people and for anyone supporting a bereaved adult or child.

Visit AtALoss website

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care is one of the leading national charities for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. They actively work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. 

Visit Cruse Bereavement Care website

Dad Still Standing

Matt Dearsley and Liam Preston, two dads from Essex, talk about their experiences of baby loss. Brutally honest, raw, light-hearted and sometimes funny, they created Dad Still Standing as a point of reference for other dads who have experienced a loss.

Visit Dad Still Standing website

Griefworks Course

This course by leading grief psychotherapist Julia Samuel guides you through a step-by-step process, helping you to work with your grief in order to soothe your pain, build your strength and heal.

Visit Griefworks website

Grief Encounter

Helping bereaved children, young people and their families find hope and healing after the death of someone close. Offering bereavement support and a Grieftalk helpline on 0808 802 0111.

Visit Grief Encounter website


A safe space for grieving or bereaved people to share their story, explore their feelings and be supported by a qualified bereavement counsellor.

Visit Griefchat website

MacMillan Cancer Support

Support and advice for those affected by Cancer. (add more text)

Visit MacMillan website

Meningitis Now

Information on meningitis and providing support to the families and friends of those bereaved by meningitis.

Visit Meningitis Now website

Refuge in Grief

Megan Devine is a psychotherapist, writer, grief advocate & communication expert who has created a wonderful resource and an online community that helps people survive some of the hardest experiences of their lives.

Visit Refuge in Grief website

Support After Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM)

SAMM is a national UK Charity supporting families bereaved by murder and manslaughter.

Visit SAMM website

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

Providing information and support for people over 18 years of age who have been bereaved by suicide.

Visit UKSOBS website

The Good Grief Trust

The Good Grief Trust exists to help all those affected by grief in the UK. Their vision is to help those bereaved from day one, acknowledge their grief and provide reassurance, a virtual hand of friendship and ongoing support. They bring bereavement services together, to ensure everyone receives the tailored support they need to move forward with their lives.

Visit The Good Grief Trust website

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