Cruse Bereavement Care

What is it?

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Cruse offers face to face, telephone, email and website support.  They have a national helpline and local services, and a website and freephone helpline specifically for children and young people.  Their services are provided by trained volunteers and are confidential and free.

Who is it for?

Cruse offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Further Information


National Helpline: 0844 477 9400


Children and young people contact Hope Again

Freephone: 0808 808 1677 Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5pm