USEFUL LINKS

There are many charities and organisations aimed at assisting, supporting and educating the public on bereavement and the funeral sector generally.  We list some of these organisations below.  Please note that hyperlinks are only included where the external site is secure.


 


Age UK

Tavis House
1-6 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9NA
Tel: 0800 169 2081
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk

 


Association of Private Crematoria and Cemeteries (APCC)

37 The Meadows
Cherry Burton
Nr Beverley
East Yorkshire HU17 7RL
Tel: 01964 503055
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.apcandc.co.uk

 


AtaLoss.org

112 Salcott Road
London
SW11 6DG
Tel: 07976 646644 
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.AtaLoss.org
We provide the UK's one-stop-shop website for signposting the bereaved to support. Search hundreds of organisations by age, location and type of loss

 

At a Loss Bereavement Support Charity

 

The Bereavement Register (TBR)

Freepost RTEU-JSHJ-LCTZ
1 Newhams Row
London SE1 3UZ
Tel: 020 7089 6403
Fax: 020 7089 6401
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.thebereavementregister.org.uk

 


The Bereavement Trust

Tel: 0800 435 455
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.bereavement-trust.org.uk

Bereavement Services Association (BSA)

c/o RNS Publications
Levens House
Blackpool  FY4 4QA
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.bsauk.org

 


Brake

PO Box 548
Huddersfield HD1 2XZ
Tel: 0808 8000 401
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.brake.org.uk

 


British Humanist Association (BHA)

39 Moreland Street
London EC1V 8BB
Tel: 020 7324 3060
Fax: 020 7324 3061
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.humanism.org.uk

 


British Institute of Embalmers (BIE)

21c Station Road
Knowle
Solihull
West Midlands B93 0HL
Tel: 01564 778991
Fax: 01564 770812
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.bioe.co.uk

 


British Institute of Funeral Directors (BIFD)

National Office
28 Cherry Blossom Close
Ipswich
IP8 3ST
Tel: 0800 032 2733
Fax: 01920 823261
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.bifd.org.uk

 


Child Bereavement UK

Clare Charity Centre
Wycombe Road
Saunderton
Buckinghamshire HP14 4BF
Tel: 01494 568900
Fax: 01494 568920
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.childbereavementuk.org

 

 


Child Death Helpline

Administration Centre
Barclay House
37 Queen Square
London WC1N 3BH
Tel: 020 7813 8416
Freephones: 0800 282 986 / 0808 800 6019
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.childdeathhelpline.org

 


Child Funeral Charity (CFC)

Unit 1  The Shield Office Centre
186a Station Road
Burton Latimer
Kettering.
NN15 5NT
Tel: 01480 276088
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.childfuneralcharity.org.uk

 


Churches' Funerals Group (CFG)

Church House
Great Smith Street
London SW1P 3AZ
Tel: 020 7898 1376
Web: www.churchesfunerals.co.uk (coming soon)

The Compassionate Friends (TCF)

14 New King Street
Deptford
London SE8 3HS
Tel: 0345 120 3785/020 8469 0022
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.tcf.org.uk

 


Counselling Directory

Building 3, Riverside Way
Camberley
Surrey GU15 3YL
England
Tel: 0333 325 2500
Web: www.counselling-directory.org.uk

 


Cremated Remains Information Bureau

In the Hill House
Watley Lane
Twyford
Winchester
SO21 1QX
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.crib-ndc.org

 

 

 


Cruse Bereavement Care

P.O. Box 800
Richmond
Surrey TW9 1RG
England
Tel: 020 8939 9530
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.cruse.org.uk

 


Edwards Trust

3 Vicarage Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 3ES
Tel: 0121 454 1705
Fax: 0121 456 1921
Email: [email protected]
Web:www.edwardstrust.org.uk

 


Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA)

41 Salisbury Road
Carshalton
Surrey SM5 3HA
Tel: 020 8669 4521
Fax: 020 8669 4521
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.fbca.org.uk

 


Funeral Furnishing Manufacturer’s Association (FFMA)


11 Fentham Close
Hampton in Arden
Solihull
West Midlands B92 0BE
Tel: 01675 443718
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.ffma.co.uk

 


The Funeral Planning Authority Limited (FPA)

Barham Court
Teston
Maidstone
Kent ME18 5BZ
Tel: 0845 601 9619
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.funeralplanningauthority.com

 


Hope Again

(the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care)
Tel: 0808 808 1677
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.hopeagain.org.uk

 


Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM)

ICCM National Office
City of London Cemetery
Aldersbrook Road
Manor Park
London E12 5DQ
Tel: 020 8989 4661
Fax: 020 8989 6112
Email: [email protected] (Main contact)
Web: www.iccm-uk.com

 

 


Institute of Civil Funerals (IoCF)

186a Station Road
Burton Latimer
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN15 5NT
Tel: 01480 861411
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.iocf.org.uk

 


International Cremation Federation (ICF)

Van Stolkweg 29a
NL 2585 JN The Hague
The Netherlands
P.O.Box 80532
NL-2508 GM The Hague
The Netherlands
Tel: +31(0) 70 351 8824
Fax: +31(0) 70 351 8827
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.int-crem-fed.org

 

 


The Lullaby Trust

(formerly the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths – FSID)
11 Belgrave Road
London SW1V 1RB
Tel: 020 7802 3200
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.lullabytrust.org.uk

 


National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)

618 Warwick Road
Solihull B91 1AA
Tel: 0121 711 1343
Fax: 0121 711 1351
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.nafd.org.uk

 


National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM)

1 Castle Mews
Rugby
Warwickshire CV21 2XL
Tel: 01788 542264
Fax: 01788 542276
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.namm.org.uk

 


National Secular Society (NSC)

25 Red Lion Square
London WC1R 4RL
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.secularism.co.uk

 


National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)

SAIF Business Centre
3 Bullfields
Sawbridgeworth
Hertfordshire CM21 9DB
Tel: 01279 726 777
Fax: 01279 726 300
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.saif.org.uk

 


Natural Death Centre (NDC)

In The Hill House
Watley Lane
Twyford
Winchester SO21 1QX
Tel: 01962 712 690
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.naturaldeath.org.uk

 


Resomation Ltd

Beechwood Street
Pudsey
Leeds
LS28 6PT
Tel: 0113 205 7422
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.resomation.com

 


The Samaritans

The Upper Mill
Kingston Road
Ewell
Surrey KT17 2AFd
Tel: 020 8394 8300
Fax: 020 8394 8301
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.samaritans.org

 


Still-Birth and Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)

Victoria Charity Centre
11 Belgrave Road
London  SW1V 1RB
Tel: 020 7436 7940
Fax: 020 7436 3715
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.sands.org.uk

 


Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

National Office
Flamsteed Centre
Albert Street
Ilkeston
Derbyshire DE7 5GU
Tel: 0115 944 1117
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.uk-sobs.org.uk

 


The Way Foundation (WAY)

WAY Widowed and Young
Suite 17, College Business Centre
Uttoxeter Road
Derby DE22 3WZ
Web: www.widowedandyoung.org.uk

 


Winston's Wish

17 Royal Crescent
Cheltenham GL50 3DA
Tel: 01242 515157
Fax: 01242 546187
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.winstonswish.org.uk