Help with bereavement
Whether it’s expected or comes as a complete shock, bereavement can be a painful and traumatic experience. Losing a loved one is arguably one of the most difficult things for anyone to go through and cope with.
If you’ve recently lost a loved one, we are here for you. We can’t tell you this is going to be easy, but we’re here to support you if you need us.
How we can help
- Supporting you through the grief you are experiencing
- Guidance and information on how to support your family through loss
- Talking to people about what has happened
- Understanding how you will cope financially following the loss
- Support, information, and guidance around paying for the funeral
- Finding out what benefits you may be entitled to claim
We want to reassure you that you are not alone and we’re here for you. Depending on your circumstances, you might need or benefit from specialist support through other organisations. We can guide you through this and support you following your loss.
If you’ve recently lost a loved one, we are here for you. We can’t tell you this is going to be easy, but we’re here to support you if you need us. Call us on 08081 311 333 or chat with us online.
More about bereavement
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Dan was left devastated after losing his partner of 15 years, his grandma and his dad within 18 months.
Dan was under extreme stress, his mental health was suffering and he was struggling to cope with the grief of losing three of his loved ones. It was then he admitted he needed help.