Links to Other Sources of Support
Cruse Bereavement Care: click here to visit their website
Norwich Branch: 01603 219977
Hope Again (Cruse for Young People) support for children and young people affected by the death of someone close.
Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm) click here to visit their website
MIND: click here to visit their website
Norwich Mind: 01603 432457
Macmillan Cancer: click here to visit their website
Freephone: 0808 808 00 00
Samaritans: click here to visit their website
Norwich Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90
Freephone: 116 123 (not shown on phone bill)
Natural Therapy Clinic: click here to visit their website
Dying Matters: click here to visit their website
Raising awareness of death, dying and bereavement
Animal Thoughts: click here to visit her website
Pea Horsley - Animal Communicator
The Ralph Site: click here to visit the website
Pet loss support
Star Throwers: click here to visit their website
Caring for those affected by cancer
Anxiety UK: click here to visit their website
Information for those suffering from anxiety, panic attacks and phobias
Nelson's Journey click here to visit their website
Is a charity dedicated to supporting bereaved children and young people in Norfolk
SOBS (Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide) click here to visit their website
Is a charity supporting those bereaved by suicide with lots of information and runs a Norfolk support group in North Walsham
Papyrus click here to visit their website
HOPElineUK: 0800 068 4141
Telephone line hours: 10am - 10pm weekdays, 2pm - 10pm weekends and 2pm to 5pm Bank Holidays
Organisation to help prevent young suicides - for people under 35 and support for those concerned or working with young people who feel suicidal.
Beatiful Mo click here to visit a website about pet Loss and Bereavement - although the focus on this site is on the loss of a horse it is relevant to all companion animal loss and it contains links to other sites with in depth information on losing an animal and anticipatory grief.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) click here to visit their website which offers information and support to those who are suicidal or affected by suicide, any gender. They offer a telephone helpline and Webchat both open from 5pm until midnight 365 days a year. There are links to other sources of support and organisations that can help.
At a Loss - signposting the bereaved to support click here to visit their website which offers a comprehensive listing of support for anyone bereaved and online links to other sites.
Befriender's Worldwide - volunteer action to prevent suicide click here to visit their website (not all countries have information listed yet but it appears to be building up information slowly)
Winston's Wish - support for children bereaved of parent or sibling and training for supporting children, click here to visit their website.
Campaign to End Loneliness - support the the lonely and information & research into loneliness,click here to visit their website.
Silverline - helpline for older persons click here to visit their website.
Age UK - Good website for advice for the older person and has a helpline for loneliness as well as a befriending service click here for the website.
Help for Domestic Abuse Victims - UK Government - Norfolk Police - Ask for ANI (Action Needed Immediately) at pharmacies (currently Boots Stores) - for further information about this scheme click here for the website.
If you are suffering domestic abuse and you have a mobile phone that you can dial out on but cannot speak then key in 999 for the police and then key 55 so they know you need immediate assistance. They have a duty to protect you.
The National Bereavement Partnership - provides a support helpline, counselling referral and befriending service for all those suffering from bereavement, grief, living loss, mental health issues, and those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic click here to visit their website for further information
Child Bereavement UK - supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement click here for their website
Phone: 0800 02 888 40
The Child Death Helpline - offers support to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago click here for further information and their website
Phone: 0800 282 986
The Compassionate Friends - offer support, understanding and comfort to bereaved siblings and parents after the death of a child, of any age, from any cause click here for their website
Phone: 0345 123 2304 (daily 10am-4pm and 7pm-10pm)
Northern Ireland: 028 8778 8016 (daily 10am-4pm and 7pm-9.30pm)
Grief Encounter - provides child bereavement counselling, workbooks, a Grief Relief Kit and family days for bereaved children, young people and their families click here for their website
Phone: 0808 802 0111 (Mon-Fri 9am-9pm)
Rethink Mental Illness advice - offers practical help and information for anyone affected by mental illness on a wide range of topics such as The Mental Health Act, living with mental illness, medication and care click here for further information on their website
Phone: 0808 801 0525 (Mon-Fri 9.30am-4pm)