Bereavement

One Piece at a Time

Charlie’s group of Widow’s/Wiowers is a place where you can speak your mind. It is a therapeutic space where support is on hand. For more information please read our poster.

Please read: One Piece at a Time poster

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support.

Telephone: 0808 8080 1677

Website: www.cruse.org.uk

Sudden

Supporting people after sudden death, including COVID-19, Sudden is a free service for bereaved people protecting their emotional and physical wellbeing from day one, and for the first ten weeks, at a time of shock and loss in cases when someone has died suddenly or too soon. It supports people bereaved by: COVID-19, or any other medical reason that happened suddenly or ended a life too soon, an event/incident of any kind that caused fatal injury and suicide.

Telephone: 0800 2600 400

Website: www.suddendeath.org

Footsteps Counselling and Care

Footsteps is an organisation dedicated to support anyone, men and women affected by a pregnancy related issue including miscarriage, still-birth, ectopic-pregnancy, neonatal death, abortion, traumatic birth, infertility, post/ante-natal depression, ante-natal anxiety and loss of parental care, recently or at any point in their lives.

Telephone: 01452 308618

Website: www.footstepscandc.org.uk

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

The charity Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide aims to meet the needs and overcome the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

Telephone (national helpline, Monday to Friday – 09:00-21:00): 0300 111 5065

Facebook: @SOBSCharity

Twitter: @SOBSCharity

Website: uksobs.org

Coping with Grief

The death of a loved one affects us all in different ways. There is no right way or right time to grieve. Be kind to yourself and take each day as it comes. There is support if and when you need it.

www.gloucestershireccg.nhs.uk/Grieving the loss of someone

gloucestershirecruse.org.uk

Listening Post

Listening Post is a professional voluntary counselling service with three centres in Gloucestershire. There is no set fee but clients are asked make a donation per session, based upon individual means.

Website: www.listeningpost.org.uk

Email: lpostcounselling@listeningpost.org.uk

Supporting Children who have been Bereaved

Winston’s Wish gives hope to grieving children

Telephone: 08088 020 021

Website: www.winstonswish.org

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Hope Support Services offers support to young people aged 11 to 25 when a close family member is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. This can be anyone within their family with whom they have a significant relationship.

Telephone: 01989 566317

Website: www.hopesupport.org.uk

Sunflowers Suicide Support

Sunflowers Suicide Support endeavours to provide families with practical support and guide them to the professional support available to them so they do not feel overwhelmed and alone.

Telephone: 07542 527888

Website: www.sunflowerssuicidesupport.org.uk

Email: glos.sunflowers@outlook.com