Support Services

Use the categories below to find appropriate and local support.  

If you are looking for a particular organisation you can search by name by scrolling down the list.  It is alphabetical and UK wide organisations are listed first.         

If you are newly bereaved, feel free to use our GriefChat facility where a bereavement counsellor will (confidentially) talk with you.

Also the "Tell Us Once" government service will allow you to notify more than 20 services and organisations of a death.

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Sands - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity UK Wide

Sands is a UK charity that works across the country to support anyone affected by the death of a baby; improve the care bereaved parents receive from health care and other professionals; and reduce the number of babies who do die by funding research and working closely with other organisations to create a world where fewer babies die.

We have a free national helpline offering bereavement support and information on the telephone and by email. We also offer support through a moderated forum, information booklets and over 100 local peer support groups.

Services: Groups, Peer support, Listening, Phone helpline, Website articles and information, Events

Scottish Cot Death Trust Across Scotland

Scotland's only cot death charity. Support services include bereavement support home visits, individual and couple counselling and befriending. The Next Infant Support Programme is available during pregnancy and for 12 months after baby is born, including the loan of an apnoea monitor, for parents and siblings affected by cot death.

Services: One to One, Peer support, Friendship support, Practical support, Professional counselling, Listening, Website articles and information, Events

Stand by Us - Khairi and Little Angels' Memorial UK Wide

My support group is a healing support group that reaches the entire family. We assist grief stricken individuals and it doesn't just have to be from a death. We grieve over things we love dearly, such as a job you have had for years, the lost of a relationship or a unexpected medical illness.

Services: Groups, One to One, Peer support, Friendship support, Professional counselling, Listening, Drop in, Website articles and information

Stop Mail UK Wide

Our free service will help you stop unwanted mail to the recently deceased and work towards reducing the likelihood of identity theft following a loss. This can be done online or by telephone using the contact details below.

Services: Practical support, Phone helpline

SUDEP Action UK Wide

SUDEP Action provides support after an epilepsy related death. It is the only UK charity specialised in supporting and involving people who have been bereaved by epilepsy. The charity provides information on SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). The support line offers valuable listening space and ongoing emotional support, counselling and opportunities to take part in research.

Services: Groups, One to One, Friendship support, Practical support, Professional counselling, Listening, Phone helpline, Website articles and information, Events

Sue Ryder Online Community - Sue Ryder UK Wide

Online forum where bereaved adults can exchanges messages, share feelings and support each other. It's a free service, accessible 24/7 via computer, smart phone or tablet, and you can choose an anonymous screen name. Moderated by Sue Ryder to ensure a safe and supportive environment.

Services: Peer support, Website articles and information

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SoBS) UK Wide

We exist to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. Many of those helping have themselves been bereaved by suicide.

Services: Groups, Peer support, Phone helpline, Website articles and information, Email support

Tamba - Twin and Multiple Birth Association Bereavement Support Group UK Wide

The Tamba Bereavement Support Group (BSG) exists to support all parents and carers of multiples who have experienced loss whether it was during pregnancy, at birth or at any point afterwards. Tamba BSG offers parent to parent support via our befriending service and via our facebook bereavement support group.

Services: Groups, Peer support, Friendship support, Listening, Phone helpline, Website articles and information

The Alder Centre Across England Across Wales

Care and Education for anyone affected by the loss of a child of any age from conception to adults, under any circumstances no matter how recent or long ago.

Services: Groups, One to One, Peer support, Friendship support, Professional counselling, Events, Holidays

The Bereavement Register UK Wide

Helping to stop unwanted direct mail to the deceased
If someone you know has died, we can reduce the amount of unwanted marketing post being sent to them, stopping painful daily reminders.

By registering with our free service, the names and addresses of the deceased are removed from mailing lists, stopping most advertising mail within as little as six weeks.

Services: Practical support




The organisations that run these services have freely provided us with their information for our database.
Inclusion does not imply endorsement by AtaLoss.org.
We seek to contact them to update the information at regular intervals but cannot be responsible for the accuracy at any one time.

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