Bereavement Information and Support


Care for the family - the bereavement parents network

Child Bereavement UK - working to help bereaved families

Grief Encounter - helping children through bereavement

The Miscarriage Association - acknowledging pregnancy loss

Much loved - online memorial website

The Natural Death Society - a social, entrepreneurial, educational charity that gives free, impartial advice on all aspects of dying, bereavement and consumer rights

Rephael House - counselling for those who have lost a pregnancy, baby or child

SANDS - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity

St Albans Bereavement Network - supporting the bereaved in St Albans

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide - exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend

WayUP - an active self help group aimed at providing mutual support to those widowed in their 50's and 60's 

The Willow Foundation - providing special days for seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds

Winston's Wish - the charity for bereaved children

Blue Cross Pet Bereavement Support Service - support helpline for anyone who has lost a pet


The Bereavement Register - helping to stop unwanted direct mail to the deceased

Citizen Advice Bureau - advice for all the community

Citizen Advice Bureau - what to do after a death

DrugFAM - supporting families, carers and friends affected by substance abuse

Dying Matters - raising awareness of dying, death and bereavement

Herts Help - information on services and support available in Hertfordshire - 0300 123 4044

NHS - coping with bereavement

NHS - end of life care

Direct gov - financial help for the bereaved

Counselling Organisations

Counselling Directory - bereavement counselling information

Other Organisations

Carers in Hertfordshire

Mind in Mid Herts

The Samaritans