Bereavement Support & Resources

A selection of resources and support to aid in your grief journey

Local Bereavement Support

These Organisations are local to Croydon and South London and are available for you to contact to discuss your loss and bereavement experiences. Even if you don’t have time to talk to someone about your bereavement straight after your loved ones passing, these supportive organisations are happy to talk to you through any stage of bereavement. We believe it is important that you can talk to someone throughout your grief; if you don’t feel comfortable calling us, contact one of these numbers:

Parents Of Murdered Children
020 8735 3838

Victim Support
0808 1689 111

Croydon Volunteer Action
020 8253 7060

Disabled Living Foundation
0300 999 0004

Woodside Bereavement Service
0203 256 2009

The Lullaby Trust – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
0808 802 6869

4 Louis
0191 385 8066

Ethnic Minorities
020 8679 0924

LGB&T Health & Wellbeing
0300 330 0630

Staying Put – Hired Housing
020 8760 5505

Sands – Stillbirth
020 8657 6798

Samaritans – Suicide
116 123

The Lily Mae Foundation
01676 535716


Resources to help you on your journey of grief:

Hospice and end of life care

Help with death notifications

Getting support after a bereavement

Coronavirus; grieving and isolation

Grief and it’s impact on our digestion

Share stories of your loved one online and

Coping with grief at Christmas

Helping children through bereavement

Losing a child

Memory Trees

Grief Journey


For those bereaved or affected by suicide

Simply Connect Croydon
Simply Connect Croydon has an up-to-date search engine which enables you to search for free support that is local to you, this could be befriending, day centers, food banks, sports clubs, housing, youth groups and many others:


Drug & Alcohol Rehab