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Bereavement and Grief Support

> Candle Child Bereavement Service

Candle offer one-to-one and group counselling for any child or young person in south east London experiencing loss through death.

> Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK confidential support, information and guidance to families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

> Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care provide free counselling and bereavement support following the death of someone close.

> Dying Matters

Dying Matters provide information and resources for people approaching the end of their life and for their carers, relatives and friends.

> Grief Encounter

Grief Encounter support bereaved children and their families to help alleviate the pain caused by the death of someone close.

Grief Encounter’s grieftalk helpline is open 9am-9pm, Monday to Friday. This free service offers support to those who need a confidential space to chat and be heard.

> Hope

Hope offers young people aged 11+ support if a close family member has been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness.

> Hope Again

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Support. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.

Hope Again provides somewhere to turn to when someone dies.

> Jigsaw4u

Jigsaw4u is a charity that provides a wide variety of services across five South West London Boroughs. You may know of Jigsaw4u’s bereavement counselling service, or maybe you have a Jigsaw4u Home School Links worker in your school.

> Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust provides specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death.

> Miscarriage Association

The Miscarriage Association provides information and support if you have been affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.

> Teenage Grief Sucks

Teenage Grief Sucks is a teen-run grief website that allows teens to share their story & read others.

> The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends provides support to families after the death of a child (of any age).

> Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish help anyone supporting a bereaved child or young person.

Call us

Support Line 0800 980 7475

Monday to Saturday, 3 to 6pm

Croydon Service 020 8251 0251

Merton Service 020 3984 4004

Sutton Service 020 8680 8899