The Government Website
The Government website offers help and support on what to do after a bereavement. For further information please click here.
Citizens Advice is a great resource of information and has a really helpful section on bereavement and what needs to be completed. For further information please click here.
Bereavement Advice Centre
The Bereavement Advice Centre offers help and support in all aspects of dealing with a bereavement. For further information please click here.
Help and support for the passing of a child
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. For further information on Sands please click here.
The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families. For further information on Sands please click here.
SiMBA – Simpson’s Memory Box Appeal, provide memory boxes to bereaved parents to help them gather timeless and precious memories of their child. For further information on SiMBA please click here.
The Lilly Mae Foundation offers many forms of support for Parents, Families and Friends following the loss of a baby to Stillbirth, Neonatal Death, Miscarriage or Medical Termination. For further information on the Lilly Foundation please click here.
Tommy’s is committed to saving babies’ lives. We fund pioneering research and support families through every part of the pregnancy journey. For further information on Sands please click here.
Child Bereavement UK helps children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families. For further information on Child Bereavement UK please click here.
Help and support for suicide
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide provide support to those bereaved by suicide is key to helping them to cope and recover – survivors often express a strong sense of isolation and feeling alone at a time when they are hurting and vulnerable. For further information on Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide please click here.
Winston’s Wish can offer families that have been bereaved by suicide. For further information on Winston’s Wish please click here.
Mind provides information on bereavement, where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief. For further information on Mind please click here.
Support After Suicide Partnership brings together suicide bereavement organisations and people with lived experience, to achieve a vision that everyone bereaved or affected by suicide is offered timely and appropriate support. For further information on Support After Suicide Partnership please click here.
For help and advice on what to do after a loved one has passed away please click here.
Holistic / Alternative help and support
Below are some links which you may find helpful.
Blog post on using essential oils to help with loss and bereavement, please click here.
A guided meditation to help with loss and bereavement, please click here.
For ideas on creating a memorial for a loved one please click here.