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Other support available to you

If you are seeking support and our office is closed, you may wish to contact the following organisations.

The Samaritans

For someone you can talk to at any time of the day or night.

Freephone 116 123 (free from any phone anywhere in the UK & ROI)
www.samaritans.org

Cruse Bereavement Care

0808 808 1677
www.cruse.org.uk

The Child Death Helpline

Offers a freephone service for anyone who is affected by the death of a child.
0800 282 986 freephone on landlines & 0808 282 986 freephone on mobiles
www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

The Compassionate Friends

Offers support to parents and siblings after the death of a child.
0345 123 2304 (0288 778 8016 for NI)
www.tcf.org.uk

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Offers support to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
National Helpline - 0300 111 5065
www.uk-sobs.org

Samm - Support after Murder and Manslaughter National Helpline

0845 872 3440 or 0121 451 1618
www.samm.org.uk

Brake

Can help you if you are bereaved or injured as a result of a road crash
Switchboard: 01484 559 9087
www.brake.org.uk

Sands

Supports anyone who is affected by the death of a baby
020 7436 5881
www.uk-sands.org

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Other useful numbers

When a bereavement happens, you may find you need outside help. Here are some useful telephone numbers that may assist:

  • Citizens Advice Bureau 01922 700600
  • Ablewell Advice Walsall 01922 639700
  • Accord Age Matters 01922 638825
  • Social Services 01922 650000
  • Black Country Emotional Support Helpline 0808 802 2288
  • Relate 0121 643 1638
  • Domestic Violence 0300 111 7000