ARC (Antenatal Results and Choice)

www.arc-uk.org/

Tel: 0207 631 0285

ARC offers non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after antenatal screening.

BEREAVED PARENTS' NETWORK

http://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/family-life/bereavement-support/bereaved-parent-support

Offering hope and comfort to those who have lost a child at any stage.

CHILD DEATH HELPLINE

www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk/

Tel: 0800 282986
The Child Death Helpline is a helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances, however recent or long ago. 

CHILD BEREAVEMENT CHARITY

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Website:                       www.childbereavementuk.org
Support Line:               0800 02 888 40 or 01494 568900
Email Support:             support@childbereavementuk.org

Direct Support:
Face to face support is available for individuals, couples, children, young people and families in Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, West London, East London, Runcorn and Cumbria. 

Booked phone support is also provided for parents bereaved of a baby or child, or parents/carers supporting a bereaved child, living anywhere in the UK

COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

www.tcf.org.uk

Tel: 08451 20 37 85
Helpline: 10am-4pm and 6.30pm-10.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Helpline Tel: 08451 23 23 04
TCF offers  support after the death of a child of any age and from any cause. 

CRUSE

www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Helpline 0870 1671677
Young people aged between 12 and 18 should call Freephone 0800 808 1677

Offers a service of counselling, advice and opportunities for social contact to all bereaved people.   

LONE TWIN NETWORK

www.lonetwinnetwork.org.uk

The Lone Twin Network is a voluntary support group run by and for lone twins, over the age of 18, whose loss has occurred at or around birth, in childhood or during adulthood. 

STILLBIRTH AND NEONATAL DEATH SOCIETY (SANDS)

www.sands.org.uk

Helpline

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9.30am-5.30pm

Tuesday/Thursday 9.30am-9.30pm

Their freephone number for the helpline is 0808 164 3332,  or alternatively they can be contacted for support via email on helpline@sands.org.uk

Offers support and befriending to bereaved parents. Encourages increased awareness with the health professionals of the feelings and needs of parents after a baby’s death.

MISCARRIAGE ASSOCIATION (includes Ectopic Pregnancy Support Network)

www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/

Helpline: 01924 200799

Provides support and information for those suffering from the effects of pregnancy loss.

WINSTON'S WISH

www.winstonswish.org.uk

For children who have lost a parent or sibling.

Helpline: 08452 030405

Counselling Services 

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/bereavement.html 

This is an external organisation to Twins Trust that may be of help to some of our families.