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Links and Resources

Updated: Jan 24, 2021

BACP - British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

01455 883300 Counselling & Psychotherapy membership body which offers a range of qualified counsellors whom charge for their service independently.

NCS - National Counselling Society 01903 200 666

Counselling & Psychotherapy membership body which offers a range of qualified and accredited counsellors who charge for their service independently.

Young Minds

0808 802 5544 Non profit - National charity great for advice and support for mental health and well-being. to include online counselling.

Teens In Crisis (TIC+) Gloucestershire 01594 372 777 & Text Chat 07520 634 063 Non profit - support for children and young people age 9-21 and their families. Online and remote counselling for young people.

Rip Rap

Non profit - This site is developed especially for teenagers who have a parent diagnosed with cancer.

Bereavement Advice Centre

0800 634 9494 Non profit - Information and advice on practical concerns after death and loss.

Wiltshire Treehouse

07493 509750 (Service Lead) Non profit - Local to Swindon and Wiltshire and offers bereavement support to young people and their families.

CBUK - Child Bereavement UK

0800 028 8844 Non profit - National charity supporting families and offers training to professionals in a wide range of child bereavement.


0808 808 1677 Non-profit - Free support to all bereaved people - information, counselling and training services.

Dying Matters

0800 021 4466 Non profit - A coalition of individual and organisations across England and Wales, which aims to help people talk openly about dying, death and bereavement and to make plans for the end of life.

Maggie's Centre's

0300 123 1801 Non profit - Centre's for anyone affected by cancer - practical, emotional and psychological support.

Artlift 0300 0200102

Non profit - offers programmes for adults registered with a GP in Gloucester or Wiltshire living with mental health challenges like depression, anxiety, long term pain, living with or moving on from caner.


116 123 (freephone) Non profit - A confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. The telephone line is open 24 hours and drop in service.

See Saw

01865 744768 Non profit - Grief support for children and young people in Oxfordshire.

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

0300 111 5056 Non profit - Exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.

TAMHS - Targeted Mental Health Service Team

0808 808 4991 Swindon Borough Council support for young people (0-19 years).

TCF - The Compassionate Friends Local Group

0345 123 2304 Non profit - Charity of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents supporting others who have been similarly bereaved.

Winston's Wish

0808 802 0021 Non profit - National childhood bereavement organisation supporting children and families facing any kind of death and loss.

NHS Bereavement Helpline

0800 260 0400 Staffed by trained nurses highly skilled and experienced in working with bereaved families. 8am to 8pm every day.

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