One Gloucestershire: Resources for the Bereaved
If you have been bereaved, you may be struggling with the additional stress of being cut off from your usual support network. On the One Gloucestershire website you can find some resources you may find useful.
Website: Resources for the Bereaved
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.
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.
Supporting Children who have been Bereaved
Winston’s Wish gives hope to grieving children
Telephone: 08088 020 021
Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone. Here you will find information about our services, a listening ear from other young people and advice for any young person dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Telephone: 0808 808 1677
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
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
Coping With Death Easy Read
Coping with the death of a friend or someone in your family can be difficult. Please view the easy read leaflet for information and advice.
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
Sudden service for bereaved people
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
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
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