Hospital bereavement care services
If a person died in hospital, support for the bereaved is offered by the hospital bereavement care services and the chaplaincy teams.
Peterborough City Hospital Chaplaincy
Tel: 01733 673 115
Tel: 01733 673 526
Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice
Peterborough Family support team – Specially trained staff and volunteers offer family support to patients, and pre- and post-bereavement support to their loved ones on a one-to-one and group basis, including Wayfinders, a bereavement support walking group. Specialist support is also available for children and young people.
Tel: 01733 225 900 and ask for family support
Support after the loss of a child, including during pregnancy and birth. PETALS provide specialised counselling for parents suffering trauma or loss during pregnancy or birth
Tel: 0300 688 0068
The Compassionate Friends
A charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents who support other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child.
Tel: 0345 123 2304 • Open every day 10.00-16.00 and 19.00-22.00
Bereavement support for children
Centre 33 Provides free counselling to young people aged 13 to 25 years in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. There is also support for young carers aged 8-18.
Tel: 0333 414 1809
Stars Children’s Bereavement Support Service Provides specialist counselling for bereaved children and young people aged 0-25, living in Cambridgeshire. Also provides support for families and professionals
Tel: 01223 863 511
The Young People’s Counselling Service, Peterborough
Provides free and confidential counselling for young people aged 11-16 years old who are dealing with emotional distress – such as bereavement, loss, loneliness and anxiety, low self-esteem, bullying, self-harm, abuse, addiction or depression
CRUSE Bereavement Care
CRUSE bereavement care promote the wellbeing of anyone bereaved by death to enable people to understand their grief and cope with their loss.
CRUSE National helpline: 0808 808 1677 • Mon to Fri 09.30 to 17.00 with hours extended to 20.00 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
CRUSE National website: www.cruse.org.uk
CRUSE Peterborough branch – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Tel: 01733 348 439
Macmillan Cancer Support Offers support for people affected by cancer including bereavement.
Tel: 0808 808 00 00 • Seven days a week, 09.00-17.00
Bereavement by suicide
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Suicide Bereavement Support Service A contact point providing support and information on bereavement after a loved one’s suicide
Tel: 01223 566957
Cambridgeshire Consultancy in Counselling
Provides an individual counselling service with a range of fees according to ability to pay.
Tel: 01733 553 166 (Peterborough)
Tel: 01223 233 047 (Cambridge)