On this page you will find useful links to external pages. We are not responsible for the content of any external sites.

Bereavement - Website and Helplines 

The Guild of All Souls    tel. 07498 778691

One of the Catholic societies of the Church of England, but open to anyone who shares its objectives, it prays & cares for the sick, dying, departed, and bereaved. Prayer cars & other publications are freely available for the sick and bereaved.

SAMM (Support after murder or manslaughter)     tel. 0845 872 3440

Offers support for anyone bereaved as a result of murder or manslaughter. Also provides information on how to support the traumatically bereaved.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide  tel. 0300 111 5065

For those who have been bereaved by the suicide of a relative or friend. Provides emotional and practical support.

For Bereaved Children and Young People

Winston's Wish    tel. 08088 020 021

Supports bereaved children and young people up to the age of 18 with a helpline, resources and activities.

The Childhood Bereavement Network

Provides information and online resources for professionals, parents and children, plus a directory of local bereavement organisations.

Mental Health

Catholic Mental Health Project

An extensive online resource with links to supporting services, as well as examples of successful projects run in a parish setting. Grants are currently available for parish projects.

Welcome Me as I Am

Resources available for groups looking at mental health issues, and how people with mental health needs can be welcomed and included. The resources were developed by Ben Banos, who led these workshops. Please get in contact if you would like something similar for your parish.

Mind UK

Find your local group. Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding, and are active across England and Wales.

5 Ways to wellbeing

Simple steps you can take to improve your own mental wellbeing.


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