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Support through bereavement

Has someone close to you died? 

The death of someone close to us can be a devastating experience.

For some, life can feel very different, empty and meaningless as a result. The time taken to grieve a loss and the way people respond can vary. It's important to remember that there's no 'right' or 'wrong' way to grieve, and that people will experience different stages and reactions.

Our experienced team is here to support you during this difficult time in your life.

We have trained counsellors who can help you talk through your feelings and concerns in confidence, and help you find ways of coping with your loss. 
If a bereavement has left you facing financial difficulties, our support officers can also advise you on any state benefits you might be able to claim. In certain circumstances, we may also be able to offer you financial help.

Please do get in touch with us if you're struggling with bereavement - we will do everything we can to help you. You may find that you just want to talk with someone about your loss, and we can provide that listening ear.


Call us free on 0800 009 2960 or email us and a support officer will get back to you.


Find out more about how we can help below:

We can offer free professional counselling to help you come to terms with your loss. We are able to offer this without long waiting lists, so you can get the help you need when you need it most. Read more about our counselling services here


Financial support

LionHeart can provide grants in certain circumstances if a bereavement has left you struggling financially. Find out more about our grants here



You can also read Sarah's Story to find out how we helped her following bereavement.


You may be interested in the following blogs:


chidrenChildren's grief and how to help



One of the LionHeart counsellors discusses grief and how we can help in this podcast episode below:

Grief and coping with loss (podcast)


  Other useful links