Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.

Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. They can be contacted on free-phone helpline 0808 808 1677 and local services available.

Cruse also has a website specifically for children and young people hopeagain.org.uk


Winston’s Wish is a charity set up to support bereaved children.

They offer specialist support programmes for children affected by deaths related to murder, manslaughter, suicide or the military community.


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you.

Samaritans is available round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  If you need a response immediately, it's best to call on the phone. Call 116 123 >>> this number is FREE.

Write to them: Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 9090, STIRLING, FK8 2SA

Visit them… Find your local branch here.