• Age Concern – supports the elderly

    Liverpool Tel: 0151 330 5678

    Sefton Tel: 01704 542 993



  • The Alder Centre – A national centre of excellence that provides bereavement and grief counselling with ‘care and education for anyone affected by the death of a child’.

    Tel: 0151 252 5391 (9am-5pm Mon-Thurs, 9am-4.30pm on Friday)



  • Bereavement Register – A free service to remove the names and addresses of the deceased from advertising mailing lists


  • Child Bereavement UK - Bereavement support for children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to help rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies.

    Helpline 0800 02 888 40



  • Citizens Advice Bureau – provides advice on legal and practical matters following a death

    Tel: 03444 111 444



  • Compassionate Friends – offers support to parents, relatives, and professionals following the death of a child of any age from any cause

    Tel: 0345 123 2304



  • Coroners Court Support Service – offers practical and emotional support  for family and other witnesses attending the coroners court.



  • Cruse Bereavement Care – offers counselling, support and advice, including a range of leaflets, book list and newsletters.

    Tel: 0808 808 1677 (Freephone)



  • Funeral Guide – Access the bereavement section for guidance on how to support someone with a Learning Disability through grief, LGBT+ support and links to other helpful resources


  • Grief Encounter – A support service for bereaved children and their families

    Tel: 0808 802 0111 (Mon-Fri 9am-9pm)



  • Hope again – The youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care who provide support for 12-18 year olds facing bereavement



  • Liverpool bereavement service – offers one to one counselling and/or group support free of charge; provides an exclusive service to bereaved people in Liverpool

    Tel: 0151 236 3932



  • Mencap – offers support and guidance on dealing with a loss, including resources about how to explain about death to a person with a learning disability.

    Tel: 0808 808 1111 (Free helpline)



  • National Association of Funeral Directors – for information and guidance when choosing a funeral director


    NHS Choices – Support with bereavement


  • Roadpeace – offers practical and emotional support to injured people and bereaved families following a road traffic crashes

    Tel: 0845 4500 355


  • Support after Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM) – a befriending service for people bereaved due to murder or manslaughter; supports the development of local self help groups and support.

    Tel: 0845 872 3440 (calls charged at local rate) or 0121 472 2912


  • Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) – offers emotional and practical support through group meetings and bereavement packs

    Tel: 0300 111 5065



  • Switchboard: LGBT+ - A helpline for LGBT+ that takes calls 10am-10pm on any issue, including bereavement and grief, 365 days a year


    Helpline: 0300 330 0630



  • Terence Higgins Trust – provides practical support, counselling and advice for anyone who has lost someone due to AIDS

    Tel: 0808 802 1221 (Free to call from UK landlines and most mobile networks)



  • The Good Funeral Guide – offers free impartial  and unbiased advice to those arranging a funeral



  • The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) – Provide guidance and advice when planning and arranging a funeral



  • The Samaritans

    Tel: 116 123



  • Widowed and Young  - offers peer -to-peer emotional and practical support to young widowed people – married or not, with or without children, whatever their sexual orientation – as they adjust to life after the death of their partner.



  • Winston’s Wish – Supports bereaved children and their families

    Tel: 08088 020 021