Bereavement by suicide helplines

Use our helplines to find more information and advice for those coping with bereavement by suicide

Cruse Bereavement Care Helpline

Day by Day Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. The organisation provides counselling and support and offers information, advice, education and training services.

Hope Again

Hope Again is Cruse Bereavement Care's website for young people. Cruse is a national charity that provides support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone close to them dies. We also work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

Helpline: 0300 111 5065 (9am-9pm daily)

Exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend, aiming to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other.

Way Widowed & Young

WAY offers support and friendship to young bereaved people, whatever their circumstances, however long ago their partner died. We help men and women up to the age of 50, parents and those without children.

The Compassionate Friends

Helpline: 0345 123 2304

An organisation of bereaved parents and their families offering understanding, support and encouragement to others after the death of a child or children.

Winston's Wish

Helpline: 08088 020 021

Winston’s Wish supports children and young people to rebuild their life after a family bereavement, the Winston's Wish family line offers practical support and guidance to anyone concerned about a grieving child.

Grief Encounter

Tel: 020 8371 8455

Our vision at the Grief Encounter Project is that every bereaved child and their family in the UK get the best possible help, support, recognition and understanding following their loss. Our mission is to raise understanding about issues for bereaved children and promote the value of bereavement support.

The Child Death Helpline

Freephone: 0800 282 986

Additional Freephone number for ALL mobiles: 0808 800 6019

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