The death of someone dear to us can be accompanied by strong emotions and may affect many aspects of our lives.
Below are a list of organisations who can offer support for those going through bereavement.
Bereavement Support Organisations
Bereavement Services Association
The BSA was established in May 2005 in an attempt to provide a network for all those who provide bereavement support services, primarily within the NHS.
Beyond Life offer 24/7 impartial support in dealing with bereavement and funeral planning, as well as a free will writing service and guides to offer advice at such a difficult time.
Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation
CISWO is a National Charity which has a focus on the key role of delivering community and personal welfare services within mining and former mining communities.
Stafford: 01782 744996 Burton: 01623 625767
Cruse Bereavement South Staffordshire
Cruse Bereavement Care is here to support you after the death of someone close.
Tel: 01543 433479
First Step Advice
FirstStop Advice is an independent, impartial and free service provided by the national charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) in partnership with our local and national partner organisations.
Tel: 0800 3777070
Katharine House Hospice
Katharine House Hospice provides a range of services offering help, care and support for people with advanced life-limiting conditions across mid-Staffordshire.
Tel: 01785 254645
Macmillan Cancer Support
Support for you or someone close to you who has been diagnosed with cancer.
Tel: 0808 808 00 00
We are the national charity for road crash victims. Our members include those who have been bereaved or injured in crashes and also those who are concerned about road danger.
Tel: 0845 4500355
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Tel: 08457 909090
SSAFA Forces Help
We provide practical, emotional and financial support to anyone who is serving or has ever served and their families.
Tel: 0800 7314880
Stafford Bereavement Loss Support Service
The mission of SDBLSS is to provide a quality, caring and confidential bereavement support service to the local community
Tel: 07828 263554
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicides (Sobs)
We are the only UK-based organisation offering peer-led support to adults impacted by suicide loss. We help individuals support each other, at the time of their loss and in the months and years that follow. We aim to provide safe, confidential environments where people can share their experiences and feelings, giving and gaining support from each other.
Terrence Higgins Trust
We are the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain.
020 7812 1601
War Widows Association of Great Britain
The War Widows’ Association is essentially a pressure group and exists to improve the conditions of War Widows and their dependants in Great Britain.
WAY (Widowed and Young)
WAY offers a unique peer-to-peer support network to anyone whose partner died when they were young.
Child Bereavement Support Organisations
A Child Of Mine
Supporting parents after the death of a child.
Tel: 01785 283434 - Mobile: 07803 751229
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.
Tel: 020 74365881
The Compassionate Friends
We offer support both directly to bereaved families and indirectly by fostering understanding and good practice amongst professionals concerned with child death and by increasing public awareness.
The Lullaby Trust
The Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death.
Tel: 0808 802 6868
The Miscarriage Association
If you have been affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy, we hope you will find here the information and support that you need to help you through.
Tel: 01924 200799