Helpful Contacts

Sometimes you might need a little more specialist help or someone to talk to in a crisis. Below is a list of useful contacts

Helpline numbers:  

Childline : 0800 1111 www.childline.org.uk
Young Minds: 0808 802 5544 Parent helpline www.youngminds.org.uk
Samaritans : 116 123 www.samaritans.org
Child Death Helpline: 0800 282 986 or 0800 800 6019 see www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk for details

Bereavement organisations:
cruse-hertfordshire.org.uk
www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk
for details of national service and more information about issues affecting bereaved children
www.winstonswish.org.uk
large bereavement charity with excellent resources
www.griefencounter.org.uk
bereavement charity that hold national children’s bereavement poetry days

Support for parents:
www.uk-sands.org
stillborn and neonatal death charity
www.uk-sobs.org.uk
survivors of bereavement through suicide charity
www.wayfoundation.org.uk
support for those widowed when young and their families

www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk –  a freephone  service for all those affected by the death of a child

Parenting:
www.hertfordshireppp.co.uk – They say – ‘We offer professional one to one support and advice and guidance to enhance and empower your existing parenting skills.

We work hard to empower you with the emotional strength and the skills that can help you on a day to day basis. We want you to feel secure in your abilities and decisions, knowing that you are well supported at all times.’ Help for: Mums, Dads, Lone parents, Carers, Step-parents, Grandparents

 

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