Information resources and support available

If you feel that either you or your child needs more support, here are some useful points of contact. If however at any point you or your child are struggling with grief, it is important to see your General Practitioner for more help, advice and support.

Child Bereavement UK Helpline 0800 02 888 40

Child Death helpline 0800 282 986 (0808 800 6019 from a mobile)

Cruse Bereavement Care – call 0808 808 1677 Monday and Friday, 9.30am to 5pm, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am to 8pm, or email [email protected]

Grief Encounter – call 0808 802 0111 Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm, or email [email protected]

Hope Again – call 0808 808 1677 Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm, or email [email protected]

Winston's Wish – call 0808 802 0021 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, or email [email protected]

You can also find out more about children and bereavement from the Childhood Bereavement Network

Childhood Bereavement Network  this is the hub for people supporting bereaved children giving links to national and local sources of support. It really is a wealth of information and advice.

Useful reading resource lists can be found on the Child Bereavement UK website: here 



Content reviewed February 2021