Bereavement Services Association

The BSA was established in May 2005 in an attempt to provide a network for all those who provide bereavement support services, primarily within the NHS.

Bereavement UK

Information about death, dying, bereavement, funerals and self help counselling.

Bereavement Support Directory

A directory designed to help you easily find bereavement support counsellors, charities and support groups accross the UK.


Charity supporting anyone bereaved or seriously injured by a car accident.

Camden, City, Islington & Westminster Bereavement Service

Counselling service for the bereaved.

The Child Bereavement Charity

Supporting families and professionals on aspects of bereavement following the death of a child or baby.

Childhood Bereavement Network

CBN is the hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK.

Child Death Helpline

Freephone helpline service for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, under any circumstances, whether recently or long ago.

Cruse Bereavement Care

National Charity offering one-to-one bereavement support.

Down To Earth Project

Supporting people on low incomes to plan affordable funerals; free advice and support to prevent funeral debt for bereaved, dying or older people and their families.

Dying Matters

Dying Matters offer plain-text versions of their information leaflets, for people who find the original versions difficult to read. They are easily printable onto A4 paper.

The Empty Room - Understanding Sibling Loss

Book by Elizabeth De Vita-Raeburn. Incorporates interviews with more than two hundred survivors to render a powerful portrait of the range of conditions and emotions, from withdrawal to guilt to rage, that attend such loss.

Financial Help When Somebody Dies

Omega factsheet

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief is an Alliance of organisations and individuals that want to work together to raise public awareness of ways of dealing with death, dying and bereavement, and promote community involvement in death, dying and bereavement. Individuals and organisations can join for free. Offers support through networking and resources.

Information for bereaved family and friends

Losing somebody close affects everyone differently. Through Marie Curie's work with the family and friends of those living with terminal illness, Marie Curie have gathered a range of resources to help you cope emotionally as well as handle the practical side of losing someone close to you.

Kaleidoscope Suicide Bereavement Support

Service available in Warwickshire and the Black Country.


Supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies' lives.

SAMM: Support after Murder and Manslaughter

Provides confidential counselling, helpline, retreats, art therapy etc for those traumatically bereaved. Also advice and training for professionals.

SLOW: Surviving the Loss of Your World (Camden & Islington)

Self help support group for bereaved parents. Coffee, cake and comfort in an informal atmosphere.

WAY Widowed and Young

Supportive group for those widowed at 50 or under (men and women, with or without children).

Way Up

Supportive group for those widowed between 51 and 65.

When Someone Dies

Source: The Money Advice Service; Learn how to deal with money after a death, from paying for the funeral to looking after the paperwork and household bills.

Winston’s Wish

Charity for bereaved children. Supporting children up to age of 18 before, during and after bereavement. Helpline, resources, books and training.

Unbroken Trust: The Forbidden Goodbye of a Husband's Suicide [Paperback]

The forbidden goodbye of a husband’s suicide.  Book by Jill Anderson.  ISBN-10: 1849837880