Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care 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.
Cruse offers face-to-face, telephone and website support. They have a Freephone national helpline and local services, and a website (hopeagain.org.uk) specifically for children and young people. Their services are provided by our network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free. Cruse also provides training and consultancy for external organisations and for those who may encounter bereaved people in the course of their work.
Cruse also run a number of specialist projects, including:
- BEAD Project for people bereaved through alcohol and drugs
- Cruse Early Intervention Service for people who have been bereaved in the last six months and are considered to be at risk of experiencing complicated grief.
- Facing the Future for people bereaved by suicide