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Saving lives, supporting families

Other bereavement charities 

As well as the list of charities and organisations below, we have a list of resources that may be helpful for you to read. 

ARC (Antenatal Results and Choice)

www.arc-uk.org/

Tel: 0207 631 0285

ARC is the only national charity which provides non-directive support and information to expectant and bereaved parents throughout and after the antenatal screening and testing process.

  

BEREAVED PARENTS' NETWORK

http://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/family-life/bereavement-support/bereaved-parent-support

Tel:029 2081 0800

Offering hope and comfort to those who have lost a child at any stage.

 

CHILD DEATH HELPLINE

www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk/

Tel: 0800 282986

The Child Death Helpline is a helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from prebirth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago. 

 

CHILD BEREAVEMENT CHARITY

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Website:                       www.childbereavementuk.org
Support Line:               0800 02 888 40 or 01494 568900
Email Support:             support@childbereavementuk.org

Direct Support:

Face to face support is available for individuals, couples, children, young people and families in Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, West London, East London, Runcorn and Cumbria. 

Booked phone support is also provided for parents bereaved of a baby or child, or parents/carers supporting a bereaved child, living anywhere in the UK

 

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

www.tcf.org.uk

Tel: 08451 20 37 85

Helpline: 10am-4pm and 6.30pm-10.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Helpline Tel: 08451 23 23 04

Offers friendship to grieving parents,grandparents and siblings who have lost a child of any age through illness, accident, murder or suicide. 

 

CRUSE

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Cruse House, 126 Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1UR

Helpline 0870 1671677

Young people aged between 12 and 18 should call Freephone 0800 808 1677

Offers a service of counselling, advice and opportunities for social contact to all bereaved people.  

 

FROM A CLEAR BLUE SKY

www.fromaclearbluesky.com

 

FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDY OF INFANT DEATH (FSID)

www.fsid.org.uk

24 hour helpline 0870 787 0554

Promotes and sponsors research into the prevention of sudden and unexpected death. Supports and counsels bereaved parents.  

 

LONE TWIN NETWORK

www.lonetwinnetwork.org.uk

Offers a network of contacts and support to anyone whose twin has died at whatever stage of life

 

STILLBIRTH AND NEONATAL DEATH SOCIETY (SANDS)

www.uk-sands.org/

Helpline 10am-3pm, Mon-Fri. Tel. 0207 436 5881 

Offers support and befriending to bereaved parents. Encourages increased awareness with the health professionals of the feelings and needs of parents after a baby’s death.

 

MISCARRIAGE ASSOCIATION (includes Ectopic Pregnancy Support Network)

www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/

Helpline: 01924 200799

Provides support and information for those suffering from the effects of pregnancy loss.

 

VANISHING TWIN SYNDROME

www.vanishingtwin.com

 

WINSTON'S WISH

www.winstonswish.org.uk

For children who have been bereaved.

Helpline: 08452 030405