Grief Support

Click on the headings below to find important grief support information.

Macmillan Cancer Support

For cancer support every step of the way call the Macmillan team free
(Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm)

  • Tel. 0808 808 00 00

Cruse Bereavement Care

If someone close to you has died or you are helping someone you know cope with a death, Cruse Bereavement Care offer counselling, support groups and information.
  • Chichester and Arun             01243 530202
  • Mid-Sussex                            01293 531191
  • Worthing                               01903 205900

The Child Bereavement Charity

Support, listening and signposting for grieving families and the professionals who work with them.
  • Tel. 01494 44664

Baby Loss

Information and support online for women and their partners who have experienced the loss of a baby.

The Child Death Helpline

A national freephone service staffed by bereaved parents and is for parents of anybody affected by the death of a child of any age from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances.
  • Tel. 0800 282986

The National Association of Widows

A self-help organization, run by the widowed for the widowed – both men and women.  It offers comfort, friendship and a listening ear to people who have lost a partner.

  • Tel. 0845 8382261 (local rate)

CRY – Cardiac Risk in the Young

  • Tel  01737 363222 or email

The Group on the Green

A bereavement group that meets in Southwick designed to help people from across West Sussex who have lost loved ones due to drug or alcohol misuse.
  • For more information call 01243 382641 during office hours.

Road Peace

Provides support to those bereaved or injured in a road crash.
  • Tel. 0845 4500355

The Samaritans

For someone to talk to who will give you support.
  • Tel. 08457 90909

The Terrence Higgins Trust

A charity providing practical support, help, counselling and advice for anyone with or concerned about, AIDS or HIV infection.

Central Office

Terrence Higgins Trust
314-320 Gray's Inn Road
Telephone: 0808 802 1221 for an adviser or 020 7812 1600 for switchboard
Fax: 020 7812 1601


Emotional Assistance

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