We understand that loss and bereavement can be a particularly difficult time, we try and help as much as we possibly can during and after the funeral.
We have a range of books and literature in our branches, including a specialist children’s range.
There are also a number of local and national support groups and helplines that you can also contact:
General Bereavement Support
Cruse is committed to breaking the stigma around grief and ensuring that everyone, no matter how old or young, can access the highest quality support following a bereavement. Cruse telephone helpline – 0844 477 9400. Kirklees office 0844 800 3309.
Bereavement by Suicide Support
There is a national helpline – 0844 561 6855, that operates 9am-9pm and is staffed by volunteers who have also suffered a loss due to suicide. You can download the NHS Support After Suicide booklet here:
SHEFFIELD – First Wednesday of each month. Contact June 0114 221 5350
BRADFORD – Third Wednesday of each month. Contact Jane 01943 816 350
MANCHESTER – First Thursday of each month. Contact Annabel 07980 574 682 or Toni 07531 392 674
Facing The Future
Facing the future is a support group for people bereaved by suicide across Yorkshire. Groups are free, limited to a maximum of eight and are delivered for six consecutive weeks.
Individuals interested in attending a support group can register online at www.facingthefuturegroups.org or by calling the enquiry line on 0208 939 9560.
You Are Not Alone Guide
A support guide, published by Public Health England to provide support to those bereaved by suicide. Individuals who have been bereaved by suicide have been the principal authors of the guide