Cruse Bereavement Support
- In person & remote
- Adults (over 18)
- Children and Younger People (under 18)
Cruse Bereavement Support (formally known as Cruse Bereavement Care) provides support to people who have been bereaved. Cruse is a national organisation with local branches, including in Sheffield. They provide the following services:
- Telephone support via their National helpline – 0808 808 1677 (Mon – Fri 9.30am-5pm (extended hours until 8pm on Tue, Wed and Thu); Sat – Sun 10am-2pm)
- One-to-one support
- Training courses in bereavement counselling
- Hope Again is a website run by Cruse for young people who have been bereaved.
Adults aged 18+ can self refer. Children and young people under 18 can be referred by a parent or carer, with signed consent.
The Cruse National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement support volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by a bereavement. Their volunteers are there to help you talk things through. They can also help you find your local Cruse service, or signpost you to support groups, financial advice, and other useful sources of information.
Sheffield Cruse offer one-to-one and group support. To contact Sheffield Cruse directly, you can phone 0114 408 1408 or email SheffieldBranch@cruse.org.uk Please note that their telephone lines are not manned everyday, however there is a 24 hour answering machine service.