Other helpful organisations
As well as St Catherine’s Hospice, there are many other organisations who can give you bereavement support and information. Here we list some of the most well-known.
Jigsaw (South East)
Offers grief support to children and young people living in Surrey and surrounding areas who have experienced the death of a significant family member through illness, accident, suicide or murder.
Helpline: 01342 313895 Email: email@example.com
MASH – Men Alone Self Help group
Provides regular meetings for men who have lost their partner in the Dorking area.
Contact Tom Pearson 01306 883961 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Olive Tree
The Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre is an independent local charity providing a range of support to cancer patients, their carers and families. Their support extends into bereavement.
Tel: 01293 534465 Email: email@example.com
WAY Widowed and Young (aged 50 or under)
WAY is a local and national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner has died. This is a peer support network.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care can support you after the death of someone close. If someone you know has died and you need to talk, call:
Day by Day Helpline 0844 477 9400 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advice on local branches 020 8939 9530
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK is a national organisation that supports families when a child is facing bereavement. It also provides education and support for professionals. Their vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives.
Free helpline: 0800 02 888 40 Email: email@example.com
The Samaritans (24 hours a day)
Just having someone to talk to that isn’t family or friends can be a tremendous help. You don’t have to be suicidal to get in touch.
Free helpline: 116 123
Although we are sharing these as helpful resources, we aren’t responsible for the help or advice that they give. You can find out more about St Catherine’s Bereavement Support here.