Bereavement

The Compassionate Friends 

TCF is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child/children.

Helpline: 08451 232 304 (open 10am-4pm, 7pm-10pm)

Website: www.tcf.org.uk

Website for siblings: www.tcfsiblingsupport.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care

Helpline: 0844 477 9400

Local, face-to-face services can be accessed through the Cardiff and Vale branch by calling 02920 226166.

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)

SANDS supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. We offer emotional support and information for parents, grandparents, siblings, children, families and friends, health professionals and others.

Head Office: 020 7436 7940 (open 9.30am-5.30pm, Monday-Friday)

Helpline: 020 7436 5881 (open 9.30am-5.30pm, Monday-Friday. Also open 6pm-10pm, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.)

Email support: helpline@uk-sands.org

Website: www.uk-sands.org

The Lullaby Trust

Confidential support to anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or young toddler for families, friends, carers and professionals.

Helpline open 10am - 5pm Monday-Friday and 6pm-10pm weekends and bank holidays.

Helpline Tel: 0808 8026 868

Email support: support@lullabytrust.org.uk

For general enquiries contact: 020 7802 3200

Website: www.lullabytrust.org.uk

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Exists to meet the needs and overcome the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

Helpline: 0300 111 5065 (9am-9pm every day)

Tel (admin): 0115 944 1117

Website: www.uk-sobs.org.uk


See also section Pregnancy, Abortion, and Miscarriage


Last Updated: October 2015
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