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Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice offer free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to help people solve bereavement issues
03444 111 444

Age UK

National charity to support hose later in life, including those who have suffered a recent bereavement
0800 678 1602

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Offering support to those bereaved by a suicide
0300 111 5065

Arranging the Funeral

A burial or cremation can only take place after the death is registered. there are many things to consider when arranging a funeral. Most people use a funeral director, though you can arrange a funeral yourself. National Federation of Funeral Services:
01937 919 045

Tell Us Once

Tell Us Once are a service who will contact all government and local council departments to notify them of a death, for example council offices, libraries, blue badge, electoral service, housing departments, passport, pension & DVLA
0800 085 7308

Registering a Death

You will normally need to register the death within 5 days. A booked appointment with the registrar is usually required, but a death can also be registered by post. To register a death, you will need the Death Certificate and various documents confirming the identity and details of the deceased individual
01733 864646

Much Loved

We understand that the current extraordinary circumstances may mean that you can’t say goodbye to family and friends as you would wish to. We have created a special, dedicated place where you can share the words you wanted to say, and remember and celebrate your loved ones.

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. Support is also available if you're finding it hard to cope with stress, anxiety or depression.

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK help children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.
0800 02 888 40

Sands Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Charity

Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity in the UK. Sands exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to ensure that anyone affected by the death of a baby receives the best possible care and support for as long as they need it.
0808 164 3332

Compassionate Friends

TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – they are here to help.
0345 123 2304


Brake’s helpline is a quality accredited, Freephone, confidential support service, providing information and advocacy, emotional support and a listening ear for survivors of road crashes.
08088 000 401

Scotty’s Little Soldiers

Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting children and young people who have lost a parent serving in the British Armed Forces.
08000 928 571

Child Death Helpline

The Child Death Helpline aims to provide a quality freephone service to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Callers to the helpline might be parents, grandparents, siblings, other family members, friends or involved professionals.
0800 282 986

Hope Again

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.
0808 808 1677

Cruse Bereavement Care

Support, advice and information for children, young people and adults when someone dies. The charity also works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
0808 808 1677