St Helena Hospice
St Helena Hospice help local people face incurable illness and bereavement, supporting them and their families, friends and carers.
They also support children and adults who are facing bereavement.
Telephone: 01206 890 360
The Compassionate Friends UK
The Compassionate Friends UK support bereaved parents and their families, offering understanding, support and encouragement to others after the death of a child or children. The Helpline is always answered by a bereaved parent who is there to listen when you need someone to talk to.
It is open every day of the year between the hours of 10:00 to 16:00 and 18:30 to 22:30.
Telephone: 0845 123 2304
Winston’s Wish continue to lead the way in providing specialist child bereavement support services across the UK, including in-depth therapeutic help in individual, group and residential settings.
Telephone: 0808 802 0021
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
SoBS – Survivors Of Bereavement by Suicide is the only national charity providing dedicated support to adults who have been bereaved by suicide.
Available 09:00 – 21:00 every day.
Telephone: 0870 241 3337
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.
Open Monday to Friday 9:30 to 17:00.
Telephone: 0870167 1677
Young Person’s freephone helpline: 0808 808 1677
The Miscarriage Association
The Miscarriage Association provide support and information to anyone affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.
Telephone: 01924 200799
The Child Death Helpline
The Child Death Helpline is a helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.
Freephone: 0800 282986
Additional Freephone Number for all mobiles: 0808 800 6019
St Helena support to all those who have been bereaved in North Essex, regardless of the cause of death or where they have died. As grief is a very personal experience they offer a range of support tailored to the individual’s needs.
If you have been bereaved you can contact the bereavement team Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm on 01255 258240 for an informal conversation about the service to see if it is suitable for you. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Bereavement’. Although operational between Monday and Friday, 9.00am and 5.00pm, appointments can be made to fit in with your timetable if you need more flexibility. You can refer yourself or be referred by family and friends or any health and social care professional.
Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society
Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity that 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, wherever they are in the UK.
Telephone: 0808 164 3332
Brake is a road safety charity working with communities and organisations across the UK to stop the tragedy of road deaths and injuries and to support people bereaved and seriously injured on roads.
Telephone: 0808 8000 401
Support After Murder and Mansluaghter
SAMM (Support After Murder and Manslaughter) is a registered charity offering support to those bereaved by the murder or manslaughter (homicide) of a family member or close friend.
Telephone: 0845 872 3440
The WAY Foundation
The WAY Foundation is a charity run entirely by volunteers, providing a self-help support network for men and women widowed up to the age of 50.
Telephone: 0870 011 3450
The WAY Foundation
PO Box 6767
The Child Bereavement Charity
The Child Bereavement Charity supports families and educates professionals both when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, and when a child is facing bereavement.