Winston's Wish Charity
The Winston’s Wish Freephone National Helpline is a vital support tool for those coping with bereavement. It is manned by trained clinical practitioners and is free and confidential. Call 08088 020 021 for free advice and support.
Cruse Bereavement Support
The Cruse Bereavement Care Freephone National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement.
Our volunteers are here to help you talk things through. They can also help you find your local Cruse service, or signpost you to other services and useful sources of information.
The helpline is open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when we’re open until 8pm.
The number is 0808 808 1677
Due to the volume of emails our email service is currently closed. We hope to open this service again very soon.
Very occasionally we may record or listen in to a small number of calls for quality or training purposes, but this is not something we do regularly or routinely.
Bereavement - useful contacts
These organisations provide further information and support about bereavement: