Most people grieve when they lose something or someone important to them.

Sometimes families need help when things get tough.

If this is affecting your life, there are things you can try that may help.

Support is available if you are finding it hard to cope with;

  • stress
  • anxiety
  • depression

Bereavement Support

We understand that the death of a loved one can be a sad and distressing time. You or your family and friends may need extra help. On this page are a number of services ready to support you with following the passing of a friend or loved one.

GOV.UK - What to do after someone dies

Children's Funeral Fund - Support for child funeral costs (Children's Funeral Fund for England)

Sands - Have you been affected by the passing of a baby? Sands are here to support you.

The National Association of Funeral Directors can help to plan, arrange, and support you during this difficult time.

The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors

Dying Matters - Raising awareness of dying, death and bereavement.

Essex Coroner's Service - What does the Coroner do and how they can support you.