Bereavement

Bereaved by Suicide Service

Losing a loved one to suicide is an extremely traumatic experience. Bereaved by Suicide Service aims to ease the distress and improve the wellbeing of those in Suffolk and Colchester and Tendring who have been bereaved by suicide.

We provide emotional support, practical help and signposting to other organisations.

Their service is free and confidential and is here for when you need it.

Telephone: 01473 322683

Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk/bereaved-by-suicide-services

Email: SNEE.bereavedbysuicide@victimsupport.org.uk

Their national Support line service is available 24/7 on: 0808 16 89 111

Child Death Helpline

The Child Death Helpline aims to provide a quality freephone service to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Callers to the helpline might be parents, grandparents, siblings, other family members, friends or involved professionals.

Telephone: 0800 282 986

Website: www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

Email: contact@childdeathhelpline.org

Scotty’s Little Soldiers

Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting children & young people who have lost a parent whilst serving in the British Armed Forces.

Telephone: 08000 928 571

Website: www.scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk 

Email: hello@scottyslittlesoldiers.co.uk 

Brake

Brake’s helpline is a quality accredited, Freephone, confidential support service, providing information and advocacy, emotional support and a listening ear for survivors of road crashes.

Telephone: 08088 000 401 

Website: www.brake.org.uk

Email: helpline@brake.org.uk 

The Compassionate Friends

TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – they are here to help.

Telephone: 03451 232 304

Website: www.tcf.org.uk 

Email: helpline@tcf.org.uk

Roadpeace in East Anglia

The aftermath of a road crash is devastating. They help bereaved families cope and build resilience through peer support, their local group network, befriending service and trauma support programmes. 

Telephone: 08454 500 355

Website: www.roadpeace.org

Email: info@roadpeace.org