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 for siblings:

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.


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:


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:

For general enquiries contact: 020 7802 3200


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


See also section Pregnancy, Abortion, and Miscarriage

Last Updated: October 2015
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