SOBS: Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Our aim is to provide peer support to adults bereaved by suicide in a timely open- ended manner. Our vision is that no one bereaved by suicide has to face their loss alone.

Telephone: 07395 024012


Bedford Hospital

Provides support and information to families
of the deceased.

Telephone: 01234 792163 or 01234 355122 X4621


The Compassionate Friends

Supporting bereaved parents and their families after the death of their son or
daughter, at any age and from any cause.

Helpline: 08451 232304

Telephone: 01767 689781


The Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Provide support and information to families of the deceased including those affected by issues surrounding post mortem procedures.

Telephone: Margaret Malcolm Bereavement Support Officer 08451 270127
Telephone: Chaplaincy 01582 497370


Offers counselling to individuals, couples, families and young people who are experiencing the impact of change, loss and bereavement.

Telephone: 01234 356350


If you are in emotional distress, despairing or feeling suicidal, talking can make all the

Telephone: Bedford 01234 211211

Telephone: Luton 01582 720666

Telephone: UK 08457 909090



Sue Ryder Bereavement Service

This service offers bereavement support to families and friends following a death at St John’s Hospice or in the community following a terminal illness.

Telephone: 01767 642429

WAY Foundation (Widowed and Young)

A national charity offering a social and support network for men and women who lost their partner when aged 50 or under.


Bedford Bereavement Services

Offering support to all bereaved people during our group meetings held monthly at
Norse Rd Crematorium.

Telephone Cathy Appleby: 01234 718150



CHUMS – Child Bereavement Service

Chums was created to meet the needs of children, young people and their families following the death of someone close.

Telephone: 01525 863924


Cruse Bereavement Care

CRUSE runs bereavement support groups for adults, whether recently bereaved or many years past. Please contact Bedfordshire CRUSE to self refer for this support.

Telephone: 03002 004108


Keech Hospice Care

The Bereavement Service offers support to the families and friends of those referred to Keech Hospice Care, representing both the Adult Hospice and Children’s Hospice.

Telephone: 01582 492339

Road Victims Trust

A support service for anyone bereaved or otherwise affected by a road collision.
Covering Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.

Telephone: 01234 843345




We offer support to those whose baby has died through late miscarriage, stillbirth or neo-natal death.

Telephone: 07900 106543

Victim Support

This group offers a service to those bereaved by homicide or to others who have been affected by the crime.

Telephone: 08453 030900


Way Up

A national charity offering a social and support network for men and women who lost their partner when aged 51 or over.