In these current challenging times it is important that everyone reaches out for support when they need it. Now more than ever as we help those around us, in order to stay strong  we should not forget our own wellbeing. On this page are the contact details of a range of organisations that can provide support and articles of interest.


Articles of interest


Age UK
Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square London WC1H 9NA
Tel: 0800 169 2081
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk

The Association of Independent Celebrants (AOIC)

We aim to answer emails within 48 hours during the working week.

General enquiriesadmin@independentcelebrants.com
Press & media enquiries: media@independentcelebrants.com
Tel: 07469 192 644

Web: https://independentcelebrants.com/

Association of Private Crematoria and Cemeteries (APCC)
37 The Meadows Cherry Burton Nr Beverley East Yorkshire HU17 7RL
Tel: 01964 503055
Email: info@apcandc.co.uk
Web: www.apcandc.co.uk


112 Salcott Road London SW11 6DG
Tel: 07976 646644 
Email: office@ataloss.org
Web: www.AtaLoss.org
We provide the UK’s one-stop-shop website for signposting the bereaved to support. Search hundreds of organisations by age, location and type of loss

The Bereavement Register (TBR)
Freepost RTEU-JSHJ-LCTZ 1 Newhams Row London SE1 3UZ
Tel: 020 7089 6403
ax: 020 7089 6401
Email: help@thebereavementregister.org.uk
Web: www.thebereavementregister.org.uk

The Bereavement Trust
Tel: 0800 435 455
Email: info@bereavement-trust.org.uk
Web: www.bereavement-trust.org.uk

Bereavement Services Association (BSA)
c/o RNS Publications Levens House Blackpool  FY4 4QA
Email: memberships@bsauk.org
Web: www.bsauk.org

PO Box 548 Huddersfield HD1 2XZ
Tel: 0808 8000 401
Email: helpline@brake.org.uk
Web: www.brake.org.uk

British Humanist Association (BHA)
39 Moreland Street London EC1V 8BB
Tel: 020 7324 3060
Fax: 020 7324 3061
Email: info@humanism.org.uk
Web: www.humanism.org.uk

British Institute of Embalmers (BIE)
21c Station Road Knowle Solihull West Midlands B93 0HL
Tel: 01564 778991
Fax: 01564 770812
Email: enquiry@bioe.co.uk
Web: www.bioe.co.uk


British Institute of Funeral Directors (BIFD)
National Office 28 Cherry Blossom Close Ipswich IP8 3ST
Tel: 0800 032 2733
Fax: 01920 823261
Email: admin@bifd.org.uk
Web: www.bifd.org.uk

Child Bereavement UK
Clare Charity Centre Wycombe Road Saunderton Buckinghamshire HP14 4BF
Tel: 01494 568900
Fax: 01494 568920
Email: support@childbereavementuk.org
Web: www.childbereavementuk.org

Child Death Helpline
Administration Centre Barclay House 37 Queen Square London WC1N 3BH
Tel: 020 7813 8416
Freephones: 0800 282 986 / 0808 800 6019
Email: contact@childdeathhelpline.org
Web: www.childdeathhelpline.org

Child Funeral Charity (CFC)
Unit 1  The Shield Office Centre 186a Station Road Burton Latimer Kettering. NN15 5NT
Tel: 01480 276088
Email: enquiries@childfuneralcharity.org.uk
Web: www.childfuneralcharity.org.uk

Churches’ Funerals Group (CFG)
Church House Great Smith Street London SW1P 3AZ
Tel: 020 7898 1376
Web: www.churchesfunerals.co.uk (coming soon)

The Compassionate Friends (TCF)
14 New King Street Deptford London SE8 3HS
Tel: 0345 120 3785/020 8469 0022
Email: info@tcf.org.uk
Web: www.tcf.org.uk

Counselling Directory
Building 3, Riverside Way Camberley Surrey GU15 3YL England
Tel: 0333 325 2500
Web: www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Cremated Remains Information Bureau
In the Hill House Watley Lane Twyford Winchester SO21 1QX
Email: contact@naturaldeath.org.uk
Web: www.crib-ndc.org

The Cremation Society
Brecon House (1st Floor)
16/16A Albion Place
Kent  ME14 5DZ
Email: info@cremation.org.uk
Web: www.cremation.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care
P.O. Box 800 Richmond Surrey TW9 1RG England
Tel: 020 8939 9530
Email: info@cruse.org.uk
Web: www.cruse.org.uk

Edwards Trust
3 Vicarage Road Edgbaston Birmingham B15 3ES
Tel: 0121 454 1705
Fax: 0121 456 1921
Email: admin@edwardstrust.org.uk
Web: www.edwardstrust.org.uk

Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA
) 41 Salisbury Road Carshalton Surrey SM5 3HA
Tel: 020 8669 4521
Fax: 020 8669 4521 Email: secretary@fbca.org.uk
Web: www.fbca.org.uk

Funeral Suppliers’ Association (FSA)
c/o Funeral Administration Ltd
28 Cherry Blossom Close, Ipswich, IP8 3ST
Tel: 01675 443718
Email: chiefexec@funeralsuppliers.uk
Web: https://funeralsuppliers.uk/

The Funeral Planning Authority Limited (FPA)
Barham Court Teston Maidstone Kent ME18 5BZ
Tel: 0845 601 9619
Email: info@funeralplanningauthority.co.uk
Web: www.funeralplanningauthority.com

Hope Again (the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care)
Tel: 0808 808 1677
Email: hopeagain@cruse.org.uk
Web: www.hopeagain.org.uk

Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) ICCM
National Office City of London Cemetery Aldersbrook Road Manor Park London E12 5DQ
Tel: 020 8989 4661
Fax: 020 8989 6112
Email: iccmjulie@gmail.com (Main contact)
Web: www.iccm-uk.com

Institute of Civil Funerals (IoCF)
186a Station Road Burton Latimer Kettering Northamptonshire NN15 5NT
Tel: 01480 861411
Email: info@iocf.org.uk
Web: www.iocf.org.uk

International Cremation Federation (ICF)
Van Stolkweg 29a NL 2585 JN The Hague The Netherlands P.O.Box 80532 NL-2508 GM The Hague The Netherlands
Tel: +31(0) 70 351 8824
Fax: +31(0) 70 351 8827
Email: keizer@facultatieve.com
Web: www.int-crem-fed.org

The Lullaby Trust (formerly the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths – FSID)
11 Belgrave Road London SW1V 1RB Tel: 020 7802 3200
Email: office@lullabytrust.org.uk
Web: www.lullabytrust.org.uk

National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)
618 Warwick Road Solihull B91 1AA
Tel: 0121 711 1343
Fax: 0121 711 1351
Email: info@nafd.org.uk
Web: www.nafd.org.uk

National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM)
1 Castle Mews Rugby Warwickshire CV21 2XL
Tel: 01788 542264
Fax: 01788 542276
Email: enquiries@namm.org.uk
Web: www.namm.org.uk

National Secular Society (NSC)
25 Red Lion Square London WC1R 4RL
Email: enquiries@secularism.co.uk
Web: www.secularism.co.uk

National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)
SAIF Business Centre 3 Bullfields Sawbridgeworth Hertfordshire CM21 9DB
Tel: 01279 726 777
Fax: 01279 726 300
Email: info@saif.org.uk
Web: www.saif.org.uk

Natural Death Centre (NDC)
In The Hill House Watley Lane Twyford Winchester SO21 1QX
Tel: 01962 712 690
Email: rosie@naturaldeath.org.uk
Web: www.naturaldeath.org.uk

The Samaritans
The Upper Mill Kingston Road Ewell Surrey KT17 2AFd
Tel: 020 8394 8300
Fax: 020 8394 8301
Email: admin@samaritans.org
Web: www.samaritans.org

Still-Birth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)
Victoria Charity Centre 11 Belgrave Road London  SW1V 1RB
Tel: 020 7436 7940
Fax: 020 7436 3715
Email: helpline@sands.org.uk
Web: www.sands.org.uk

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)
National Office Flamsteed Centre Albert Street Ilkeston Derbyshire DE7 5GU
Tel: 0115 944 1117
Email: sobs.support@hotmail.com
Web: www.uk-sobs.org.uk

WAY Widowed & Young (WAY)
WAY Widowed and Young Suite 17, College Business Centre Uttoxeter Road Derby DE22 3WZ
Web: www.widowedandyoung.org.uk

Winston’s Wish
17 Royal Crescent Cheltenham GL50 3DA
Tel: 01242 515157
Fax: 01242 546187
Email: info@winstonswish.org
Web: www.winstonswish.org.uk

Please continue to follow government guidance and stay safe!