Candles lit in memory of a loved one

Downloadable Bereavement Materials

Here, you can download useful information to help support you in your bereavement. For more information on the support we can offer you, please visit our bereavement pages here.

This leaflet shares important information to help bereaved families, friends or next of kin make important decisions during this national emergency and explains the next steps, answers some of your questions, and guides you to the extra help and support that is available.

Unfortunately, in order to ensure everyone’s health and safety in these difficult times, there are currently significant restrictions on funeral services and those who can attend them.

Your own funeral director will have the latest information and be able to advise and guide you, but here are some links to resources you may find helpful:

Produced by the Church Of England,  this is a service which could be held at home:

https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2020-03/Funerals%20liturgy%20at%20home%20public.pdf

 

This article from the Quakers includes thoughtful and creative suggestions for sharing the funeral service:

https://quakersocialaction.org.uk/we-can-help/helping-funerals/down-earth/coronavirus-organising-meaningful-funeral/sharing-service

 

An additional resource from Wins tons Wish regarding supporting children in relation to funerals:

https://www.winstonswish.org/coronavirus-funerals-alternative-goodbyes/

 

 

Download leaflets by clicking on the titles below.

Information to help you after a death

Bereavement support leaflet

Contact numbers for funeral directors

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