Bereavement

Listed below are some organisations / support groups that provide information and advice about mental health.
Although the information was originally collected for use within the Linlithgow community we hope the list could be useful to others.

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Bereavement Support Group

A support group for bereaved people supported by the Pastoral Care Team at St Michael's Parish Church, Linlithgow. For information telephone the church office on 01506 842188 or check St Michael’s Parish Church website.

Blue Cross This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pet charity providing practical support and information for owners. Pet bereavement support including children with pets.

Brake

UK-wide provider of support services to people who have been bereaved or seriously injured in a road crash, as well as the family, friends and professionals supporting them. The helpline and support literature provide emotional support, practical information, and signposting.

Care for the Family This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Care for the Family is a national charity which aims to promote strong family life and to help those who face family difficulties.

Carers of West Lothian

A carer lead organisation campaigning for carers and their needs. Many useful health and care links. Well laid out fact sheets.

Child Bereavement Trust 

Helps support grieving families and children when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Support line, resource material, extensive links.

Compassionate Friends 

Support and friendship for bereaved parents and their families by those similarly bereaved.

Cruse Bereavement Care 

Offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland (CBCS)

Offers free information and advice, support and counselling to anyone who has been affected by a death

Fixers

Focused on helping young people to cope with bereavement and the impact of their grief.

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief 

Links to information and advice to help people cope with / through death, dying and bereavement.

Grief Encounter: helping children through bereavement 

Helps bereaved children and their families deal with the loss of either a parent or sibling by providing support, information and advice. Website has different zones for kids, teens and adults (including school teachers). Resources included in each zone.

Miscarriage Association This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information and support for those affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy. Helpline: 01924 200799

NetHymnal

If you are planning on having hymns at a funeral this website has the words and music to hymns to help you make your choice.

Richmond's HopeThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Advice on website for bereaved children and young people. Project and drop in centre in Edinburgh.

SANDS Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity 

Supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies' lives. Helpline 0808 164 3332.

Tell Us Once

Tell Us Once lets you report a birth or death to most government organisations in one go.

Tommy's

The team of Tommy's midwifes provide a pregnancy information service and support line for parents and families who lose a baby, experience premature birth and to help everyone have a safe and healthy pregnancy.

United Christian Broadcasting (UCB) Prayerline This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone and email contact that will pray with you / for you to bring God into the equation of your life.

Winston's Wish This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

UK wide child bereavement service offering support, information and guidance to children and young people after the death of a parent or a sibling.