Information for bereaved families
Child Bereavement UK - supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Their helpline is 0800 02 888 40
Child Death Helpline - a free phone service for all those affected by a child's death (from pre-birth to adult). Interpreting service available.
The Compassionate Friends offers many different kinds of support to bereaved families. Their UK national helpline is open every day of the year.
Care - A national charity for bereaved people, offering support advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. It offers face-to-face, telephone, email and website support.
Talk to Stars is a Cambridgeshire based charity offering support to children and young people who have experienced the death of an important person in their lives and those who know that someone important to them is going to die.
Time Norfolk – is a pregnancy loss charity providing a confidential help and support to anyone who has experienced pregnancy loss through miscarriage, termination or stillbirth.
provides a free national helpline offering support, information and guidance to all those caring for a child or young person who has been bereaved.
Memory Keepsake Bears are handmade bears made from a loved ones clothing, usually a shirt. A range of photos and examples are available - please contact Elaine for more information. £5 from every bear sold is donated to EACH.
Bespoke Butterflies create bespoke memorabilia from a loved ones clothing. They can range from soft toys - such as bears and rabbits, to hanging hearts and cushions. Based in Ipswich, they travel within a 20 mile radius. More information can be found on their Facebook pages - @ButterfliesBespokeMemorabiliaKeepsake