There are many general and specialist support and information services available today …at the click of a button! I have put together some that might be of use to you but cannot recommend per se. However, I have found many of these organisations very helpful both personally and professionally.
Further Information about Humanist funerals
http://www.naturaldeath.org.uk/ The natural death centre
- Bereavement Advice Centre supports and advises people on what they need to do after a death
- Winston’s wish – Support for children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling
- SANDS– Support and information after Stillbirth and Neonatal death
- The Compassionate Friends – Support after the death of a child at any age
- Child Bereavement UK support families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying or when a child is facing bereavement.
- Child Bereavement Network is the hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK. They provide directories of support services available.
- WAY (Widowed and Young) is a self-help group that offers emotional and practical support to young widowed men and women as they adjust to life after the death of their partner.
- Greater Manchester Bereavement Service
- Grief Encounter offers a flexible and accessible bereavement service which aims to professionally care and respond to the needs of each service user. They provide a range of support for families and children.
- Let’s Talk About Loss For people aged 16 – 30 offers a safe space to talk about how you feel
- https://uksobs.org/ – survivors of bereavement by suicide
- https://lgbt.foundation/talkingtherapies– Support for those who identify as LGBT+
- Mandy Hagan LGBT Role model MMU
- https://www.samm.org.uk/support-for-the-bereaved.php– support after murder and manslaughter
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