There are other organisations that may also be able to offer advice and support.
- Support following the death of a baby
- Support following a child death
- Bereaved siblings/children
- Practical support
- Loss in pregnancy or birth
Support following The Death Of A Baby
Support for parents and families of babies born premature or sick
Helpline: 0808 801 0322
Offer bereavement support including groups and befrienders specifically to parents who have lost one or both twins, or multiples.
0800 138 0509
Scottish Cot Death Trust
Provides a wide range of support for bereaved families and educates the public and professionals about cot death and how to reduce the risks in Scotland
0141 357 3946
Free on 116123 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Support after neonatal death or stillbirth
020 7436 5881
Support following The Death Of A Child
Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood UK (SUDC UK)
SUDC UK increases awareness and funds research around the sudden unexplained death of children.
Child Death Helpline
For anyone affected by the death of a child of any age from any cause.
0800 282 986
Child Bereavement UK
Supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.
0800 028 8840
Offers bereavement support after the death of someone close
0808 808 1677
Together for shorter lives
Support for families caring for seriously ill children, including bereavement support
0808 808 8100
2 Wish upon a star (Wales)
Support for families after the death of a baby/child up to the age of 25 years
0144 385 3125
Winston’s Wish Helpline
Support for children and young people after a death
08452 030 405
BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
Find a BACP therapist in your local area.
Child Funeral Charity
Offer Financial Support for families to arranger funerals for babies and children under 16. * Only take referrals from professionals.
Tel: 0148 027 6088
Coroners Court Support Service
Offers practical and emotional support, whilst you are at the Court. If possible, the volunteer will take you into the Court before the proceedings start and explain how an Inquest is conducted and the layout of the Court.
0203 667 7884
Independent Press Standards Organisation
Can offer advice with the media presence at inquests.
0300 123 2220
Loss In Pregnancy Or Birth
Action on Pre-eclampsia
Support for those who have experienced pre-eclampsia, concerned relatives and health
01386 761 848
Offers information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening; when they are told their baby has an anomaly; when they are making difficult decisions about continuing with or ending a pregnancy, and when they are coping with complex and painful issues after making a decision, including bereavement.
Helpline: 0845 077 2290 or 0207 713 7486 via mobile
The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust
Supporting people who have experienced an early pregnancy complication and the health care professionals who care for them
020 7733 2653
Offers support and information to those affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.
01924 200 799
Strep B Support
Support and Information on families affected by Strep B including bereavement support
0144 441 6176