Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

If you have been bereaved or affected by suicide and you would like to talk with one of our volunteers about your experience, you can get in touch in the following ways:


National Helpline 0300 111 5065

9am-9pm Monday to Friday.




Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support. We have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website ( specifically for children and young people. Our services are provided by our network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free.


 Freephone 0808 808 1677.

Open Monday-Friday 9.30-5pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when we’re open until 8pm.


Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train more than 9000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.


Buckinghamshire (Head Office) Visit website to find your local

Help Line: 0800 02 888 40

Address: Clare Charity Centre, Wycombe Road, Saunderton, Buckinghamshire HP14 4BF

Tel: 01494 568 900



Cruse For those living in Northern Ireland

National Charity that exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people- For Adults, young adults and Children

Phone 028 2766 6686

Helpline 0808 808 1677



​Barnardo’s Child Bereavement service

Advice line 028 9066 8333

open 9.30am-12.30pm Mon-Fri


NI Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society SANDS

Sands in Northern Ireland had its own helpline number. There are currently eight groups.  We have befriending service that covers the whole or Northern Ireland.

Phone 077 4099 3450



​NHSCT Bereaved by suicide service

Phone 028 9441 3544