(Bikers Make A Difference) is a charity in Torbay in Devon with a Trike Hearse for funerals in lieu of a donation which goes entirely to help good causes supporting children in the area.
Care of Police Survivors (COPS)
A national organisation which supports the families of police officers who lost their lives on duty.
Coroners' Courts Support Service (CCSS)
Trained volunteers offer emotional and practical support to bereaved families attending inquests.
Search on postcode for a qualified counsellor in your area.
Good Funeral Guide Independent advice about arranging a funeral.
Advice to bereaved families facing an inquest.
Much Loved Tribute Site
Set up an online tribute to a loved one.
One donor can save the life of several people, restore the sight of others and improve the quality of life for many more. All you need to know about the benefits of joining the NHS Organ Donation register on this site.
Lots of practical tips about what to do with your loved one’s ashes.
Tell us Once
A government scheme designed to help people who have been newly bereaved to reduce the number of organisations they have to contact about their loved one’s death.
The Bereavement Advice Centre
Support and advice for people about what they need to do after a death.
The Bereavement Register
Service where you can register the details of someone who has died so that companies involved in direct marketing can remove this person's details from their mailing lists and prevent you receiving unwanted and distressing mail and telephone calls.
The Citizens Advice Bureau
A service that helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policy makers.
The Silver Line is a charity run free 24 hour confidential helpline for older people.
Alone Again - Coping with the loss of a partner
This is a pocket size gem of a book written by Dawn Cawley of Plymouth from first hand experience. It is simple and gives practical suggestions to help the bereaved and give hope that although life has changed forever with the death of a partner there can be light and joy thereafter. It costs £4.99 and is available direct from Dawn via her website www.dawncawley.co.uk
A guide to dying and death
It is always better to be able to make important life (and death) decisions in a timely and informed way. Careful consideration and putting in place arrangements which make your wishes clear and protects your interests can save a lot of distress, conflict and financial hardship for your family. This is a useful guide which sets out key matters you should address.