HIVE Directory: Support For Bereavement

Amparo - Hampshire (including Ship)

Amparo offers support for anyone affected by suicide in Hampshire, Southampton, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth areas.

Amparo’s local Liaison Workers aim to make initial contact within 24 hours of a referral being made.

To find out more about Amparo, or to make a referral, visit this page.

If you’re a professional and want to learn more about the Amparo service and the support we offer, book onto one of our free briefing sessions here.

Amparo also offers a BACP accredited counselling service for children and young people bereaved by suicide. To find out more about this service, visit this page. To make a referral visit this page.

Amparo Hampshire (Southampton, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth) is a free and confidential service that has the lead commissioner of Portsmouth City Council.

0330 088 9255

Bereavement Care

Bereavement Care is a leading bereavement organisation in the South of England, offering face-to-face, telephone, Skype and online support. We offer free bereavement support and advice to people in Portsmouth and surrounding areas.

1000 Lakeside
Western Road
United Kingdom
0808 169 1922 we are contactable

British Heart Foundation - Bereavement

Running as normal. Telephone and online advice

Explains step by step of the practicalities of what to do when someone dies

0300 330 3322

Butterflies Bereavement

Butterflies Bereavement Support is a community-based bereavement charity.

Butterflies is here to transform lives through the provision of accessible bereavement care and support for over 18s. This includes bereavement counselling, telephone befriending, and local bereavement support groups.

02381 55 00 66

Childhood Bereavement Network

The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) is the hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK.

Childline - Bereavement Support

Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

You can talk about anything. Whether it’s something big or small, our trained counsellors are here to support you.

Childline is free, confidential and available any time, day or night. You can talk to us:

by calling 0800 1111
by email
through 1-2-1 counsellor chat

0800 1111

Co-op Bereavement Care

Bereavement support
Many find comfort in sharing experiences with people who have also been bereaved. Bereavement support groups can help you meet new people, enjoy good conversation and help you know that you’re not alone. Contact your local Co-op funeral home to see if they run a bereavement group you could go along to.

0800 088 4883

Cruse Bereavement Care South Hampshire

We help people through one of the most painful times in life – with bereavement support, information and campaigning.

Our Helpline is run by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by grief.

We’ll give you space to talk about your feelings and how you’ve been coping. Our volunteers are completely non-judgemental and won’t share what you’ve told them with anyone else, unless you are in danger.

0808 808 1677

Dying Matters

Dying Matters resources
A whole section with downloadable posters, leaflets pod casts and information for people approaching end of life

ELSA Support Network - Bereavement Support for Children

Internet / Downloadable Resources / Telephone Services

A range of free and paid resources applicable for EY - KS2 can be found on this site as well as specific FREE information and support around supporting bereaved children through the Coronavirus pandemic as well as lists of age appropriate books and workbooks for children from EY - KS2