Disability Advice & Information in Peterborough

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

Email:  nwangliaft.chaplaincy@nhs.net

Bereavement Centre

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

Email: thorpehall@sueryder.org


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

Website: http://petalscharity.org

Email: counselling@petalscharity.org


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

Website: www.tcf.org.uk

Email: helpline@tcf.org.uk


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

Email: help@centre33.org.uk

Website: www.centre33.org.uk


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

Website: www.talktostars.org.uk

Email: info@talktostars.org.uk


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

Website: www.ypcs.uk/


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: peterborough@cruse.org.uk • 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

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk/


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

Email: fiona@lifecraft.org.uk

Website: http://lifecraft.org.uk


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)

Website: www.cambridgeshirecounselling.org.uk





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