Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse is a national charity for bereaved people and their care. Their mission is to offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. Cruse offers telephone, email and website support.

Telephone: 08088 081677



Compassionate Communities

Bereavement point Rugby offers a bereavement support group meeting at St Andrews Church, Church St, Rugby, CV21 3PT, every 1st and 3rdTuesday of the month 14:00-15.30. This is not a faith-based group, everyone welcome and there is no need to book.
Compassionate communities may also be able to offer befriending services and 1:1 appointments to discuss grief, general struggles or decisions to be made.

Telephone: 07342 086 276


Support for Bereaved Parents

The following organisations provide support for parents and families when a child has died.

Child Bereavement UK

Help children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies.


Freddies Wish

Freddies wish is a local organisation run out of family centres in Rugby to support grieving parents.



Rosie Crane Trust

Rosie Crane Trust offers a 24 hour listening ear.

Telephone: 01460 55120



Specialist support after loss of a baby.


Lullaby Trust

Telephone: 08088 026 868 


Support For Bereaved Children

The following organisations offer support for grieving children and young people:

  • Guys Gift deliver bereavement support for 5 to 25 year olds throughout Coventry and Warwickshire. Their early intervention service tackles a range of emotional concerns, preventing them from escalating and also helping individuals to achieve their potential and continue their lives in a meaningful way.
    Telephone: 08454 673035

Bereavement Advice Centre

These websites offer support on practical matters to attend to when someone dies and advises people on what they need to do after a death.



Rugby Myton Support Hub

‘Bereavement Help Point’ is a 6 week programme that runs every Monday 15:30-17:00 at Rugby Myton Support Hub. These are informal group sessions (max 6 people) are designed to meet and talk with others who may be experiencing similar thoughts and feelings. These sessions are aimed at supporting those bereaved from life-limiting illnesses.

Telephone: 01788 550 085

Other Sources Of Help

Bereavement and grief self-help books are available from Warwickshire libraries.

The following organisations can offer support with symptoms of anxiety and depression. You can also speak to your GP about this.

At A Loss

At A Loss has signposting to numerous other national bereavement support organisations.