Loss and bereavement

The loss of a loved one can be devastating, and leave us with feelings of sadness, hopelessness, even anger. The details of the following organisations and helplines are if you or someone close to you have lost someone and feel in need of help, support or someone to talk to.

  • The Compassionate Friends

    The Compassionate Friends offer a helpline and website with forums aimed at parents who have lost a child. There is also a further website set up to offer support to bereaved siblings.

    0345 123 2304


  • Cruse Bereavement Care

    Cruse Bereavement Care is a service offering counselling, information and support to anyone who has been bereaved. It has ten groups in Wales and bereavement counselling, telephone and children's counselling are provided by carefully selected, trained volunteers. Phone them or go to their website for more information, including details of your local group.

    0808 808 1677

    COVID-19 support


  • Dying Matters

    A charity there to help people deal with death and dying, including advice for those who've had a sudden, traumatic loss, perhaps through a violent act.


  • Rosie Crane Trust

    Help and support for bereaved parents.

    01460 55120 (24 hours)


  • Counselling Directory

    How to access professional counsellors and psychotherapists in your area.


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