October 2018

Co-op Community Fund

Cruse Bereavement Care Hertfordshire has been chosen for the next round of the Co-op Local Community Fund.  The funding round will start on Sunday, 28 October 2018. From this date, Co-op Members can choose our cause to give their 1% to when they spend on selected own-brand products and services.   If you are not already a Co-op member – you can find out about Co-op membership in-store or online at www.coop.co.uk/membership  and don’t forget to choose us as your chosen Charity.

The funding period will run for 12 months until the 26 October 2019.

March 2018

High Sheriffs Award

The 2017-2018 High Sheriff, Will Hobhouse, chose the theme of ‘volunteering’ for the High Sheriffs Awards.  Cruse Bereavement Care Hertfordshire were delighted to receive an award in the ‘Families’ categories. Along with the award we were pleased to receive a cheque for £2000.


January 2018

Letchworth Bereavement Support and Friendship Group

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Bereavement Support and Friendship group starting in Letchworth on the 12th February. If you would like more details please see our group support page.

For information about the venue, please see their website: http://www.howardhall.org.uk/


December 2017

Christmas helpline
Over the Christmas period, our local helpline will be closed to give our hardworking helpline team some time off.  If you wish to speak to someone about local support and are happy to be called back in the New Year, please leave a message on the Hertfordshire helpline.

If you wish to phone and talk to someone over the holiday period, you will be able to call the Cruse National helpline on freephone number 0808 808 1677.

The opening hours are as follows:
Sat 23rd Dec 9:30-5pm
Sun 24th Dec 9:30-5pm
Mon 25th Dec  9:30-8pm
Tues 26th Dec 9:30-8pm
Wed 27th Dec  9:30-8pm
Thursday 28th Dec 9:30-8pm
Friday 29th Dec 9:30-5pm
Sat 30th Dec 9:30-5pm
Sun 31st Dec 9:30-8pm
Mon 1st Jan 9:30-5pm

Christmas can be a painful time whether it’s your first year without someone who has died, or you were bereaved long ago. For more information on coping over Christmas visit the Cruse National website.

October 2017

Tesco’s Bags of Help Scheme

Cruse Bereavement Care Hertfordshire has been chosen as one of three charities that shoppers can vote on as their chosen charity. Our Project is: ‘Family Bereavement Days’, which we plan to run next year.

Voting will take place during November and December 2017. To vote, you will need to make a purchase within one of the three stores below of any value. You will receive one token per transaction and it’s not necessary to purchase a carrier bag in order to receive a token.

2654 Hatfield AL9 5JY
5176 Welwyn Express AL6 9EQ
6739 Welwyn Garden City Express AL7 2BQ

We really appreciate your support.

July 2017

Welcome to our new website 

We hope that all our service users and volunteers will find the information contained in these pages helpful and interesting.  You can find information about our services and how you can get involved in supporting our charity on the relevant pages.

Please join us on Facebook by liking our page. You can follow us on Twitter or sign up to our Newsletter by clicking on the relevant image:     
If you have any questions or comments, please  use our contact form.