There's no right or wrong way to feel. You may experience all kinds of difficult emotions and there's no telling how long it may take. Understanding more about the process of bereavement can help you come to terms with your loss.
Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Simplify. They offer practical information and advice on the issues and procedures that you may face after the death of someone close.
You can contact Bereavement Advice Centre by:
Phone: 0800 634 9494
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Cruse Bereavement Care is a charity that provides advice, information and support to anyone who has been bereaved, whenever or however the death occurred.
WAY Widowed and Young offers support to young widowed men and women as they adjust to life after the death of their partner – whether that was a month, a year, or ten years ago.
Compassionate Friends UK is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support of and care of other bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child / children.
There are a number of Charities that can provide help with all aspects of coping with a bereavement:
The MND Association have produced an information sheet "Understanding and copinFinding Your Way with Bereavement" that can be downloaded here.
The National Debtline provides detailed information of handling debts after someone has died.
Rethink Mental Illness have produced a guide "Coping with loss to suicide" available for download here.
There are certain benefit payments available to people on low income to help with the costs associated with a death and full details can be found at My Advice Gateway page Benefits - Bereavement.
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