General information

General information and useful links for people who use services and carers.

Bereavement support

CRUSE Bereavement Care - www.cruse.org.uk
CRUSE is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society's care of bereaved people. They have several local branches which cover Surrey:

Winston's Wish - www.winstonswish.org.uk
Winston's Wish is a charity which supports the needs of bereaved children, young people and their families. They provide therapeutic help to children and families and have many publications and resources available for buy online.

Young Minds - www.youngminds.org.uk
Young Minds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and has a wealth of information about bereavement for children/young people and their families.

Jigsaw South East - www.jigsawsoutheast.org.uk
Jigsaw supports bereaved children, young people and their families and also those affected by a family member having a terminal diagnosis throughout Surrey, Sussex and the surrounding areas.

Gingerbread - www.gingerbread.org.uk
Gingerbread supports single parent families and can provide advice when families are coping with the loss of a partner/parent. Check their website for details

Surrey County Council keep a list of bereavement support services in the area. Check their website for details.