Dealing with a death in the family
Useful Contact Information
The following organisations may be able to offer practical advice, support or comfort:
Cruse Bereavement Care - provides a nationwide service of bereavement counselling, advice, information and social contact through it's headquarters and more than 196 local branches to anyone bereaved by death irrespective of age, race, religion, gender or sexual preference.
126 Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1UR
0208 940 4818 or 0208 332 7227 (Cruse Bereavement Line - Mon-Fri 9.30am - 5pm) email@example.com
Direct.gov.uk - The easy way to government information and services online.
Funeral Services UK - Online Directory of Funeral Directors, Monumental Masons, Caterers and Florists.
GoneTooSoon - An online memorial website. Create an everlasting tribute to someone close to you whom you have lost. GoneTooSoon provides an easy to use, free service that allows you to create and maintain a memorial, where family and friends can pay their tributes, thereby keeping the loved one's memory alive.
Life for a Life: Memorial Trees and Forests - 'Life for a Life' offers you the chance to commemorate your loved ones by planting memorial trees in one of thirty woodland locations across the United Kingdom.
National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) - funerals in the United Kingdom, Support and Information
618 Warwick Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 1AA
0845 230 1343 / 0121 711 1343 (if calling from outside the UK) 0121 711 1351
Remembered Forever - A UK based website which allows grieving users to build personalized memorials, dedicated to their loved ones
SSAFA Forces Help - is the national charity helping serving and ex-Service men, women and their families in need.
Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) - information of interest to members of the public, members of the funeral profession, and SAIF members
SAIF Business Centre, 3 Bullfields, Sawbridgeworth, Herts CM21 9DB
0845 230 6777 01279 726 300
Tameside Community Legal Service
CLS Co-ordinator, Council Offices, Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6DL
0161 342 3100 Send a Message to Tameside Community Legal Service
The British Association of Cancer United Patients (BACUP) - provides a Cancer Information Service which gives information, practical advise and emotional support to patients, their families and friends, including those bereaved by the illness. London and Glasgow based one-to-one counselling service
3 Bath Place, Rivington Place, London, EC2A 3JR
0207 613 2121 (Information). 0800 181 199 (Free Phone). 0207 696 9000 (Counselling - London). 0141 533 1553 (Counselling - Glasgow)
The Compassionate Friends - give support to parents whose son or daughter has died
The National Association of Bereavement Services - has a National Directory of Bereavement and Loss Services and can direct people to their nearest appropriate source of support.
0207 247 1080 (24 hours, with answerphone)
20 Norton Folgate, London, E1 6DB
The Register Office (For Tameside)
The Samaritans - for someone you can talk to who will give you support. There are over 180 branches which are open 24 hours a day
The Terence Higgins Trust - is a charity providing practical support, help, counselling and advice for anyone with or concerned about AIDS or HIV infection.
The War Widows Association of Great Britain - gives advice, help and support to all war widows and dependents.
1 Coach Lane, Stanton-in-Peak, DE4 2NA
01629 636374 firstname.lastname@example.org
UK-Funerals - an independent consumer's guide to funerals