Useful Contacts

The Essex Registrar’s Office
Tel: 0845 603 7632
To register deaths contact the The Essex Registrar’s Office

Age UK
age.org.uk
A national organisation for older people

Cruse Bereavement Care
cruse.org.uk
A national voluntary organisation offering support for all bereaved people including children

St Helena Hospice Bereavement Service
Tel: 01255 258 240
St Helena’s offers support for all newly bereaved families or individuals. Support and advice can be provided by phone or through group support

The Samaritans
samaritans.org
A national charity providing support at all times of the day

FSID (Foundation for the Study of Infant Death
sids.org.uk
A national organisation offering support for those who have lost a baby

The Compassionate Friends
tcf.org.uk
A national organisation offering support for parents and families who have lost a child

Lesbian and Gay Bereavement Project
Tel: 0207 403 5969
A support and advice line part of the Terence Higgins Trust

Roadpeace
roadpeace.org
A national organisation offering support for those bereaved due to road traffic incidents