Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.

Their free national helpline offers emotional support to anyone affected by losing someone they love.  The volunteers are trained to be able to support others with bereavement. The helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9.30pm to 5pm.  On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday evenings, they are open until 8pm.

The Cruse website also has lots of information for young people and parents and carers on coping with grief.

To find local services, you will need to contact

Who the service provides for

5 years old and above.

Email address

Phone number

0845 2669 710

Operational locations

  • Colchester
  • Epping
  • Southend-on-Sea