When a loved one dies, family and close friends suddenly face
many questions about what to do and at a time when emotional stress
is high. The links below may offer some help on who to turn to for
guidance, assistance and counselling.
The gov.uk (external link) website includes
- what to do when someone dies
- making a will
- advice on arranging a funeral
- registering a death
Support and counselling
- Cruse Bereavement Care
(external link): offers free information and advice to anyone
who has been affected by a death. It also offers education,
support, information and publications to anyone supporting bereaved
- The Child Bereavement Trust
(external link): is a national UK charity founded to improve
the support offered by professionals to grieving families.
- The Compassionate Friend (external
link): supports bereaved parents and their families after the
death of a child or children. It also offers support, advice and
information to other relatives, friends and professionals who are
helping the family.