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Barnsley Bereavement Support Service

Barnsley Bereavement Support Service 

Free confidential help for those who cannot come to terms with a bereavement.

How do I get in touch?

Self refer by telephone, available to all who live in Barnsley 

Ring 01226 200565

The Good Grief Trust
Run by the bereaved for the bereaved. The Good Grief Trust aim to help you find the support you need as quickly as possible.

You will find stories from others who have had a similar loss, practical and emotional support and signposting to a choice of immediate tailored local and national support.

How do I get in touch?
This is an online service.

DrugFAM: Bereavement by substance misuse

DrugFAM is a national charity that supports families who are bereaved by drug, or alcohol misuse. Their telephone Helpline is available between 9am and 9pm seven days a week 365 days a year. 

How do I get in touch?

Ring 0300 888 3853. 


Visit their website and read more here

Compass Bereavement Services
Barnsley Compass Mental Health Support Team (MHST).
For children and young people living in Barnsley who need the support of counselling or parents/carers following a bereavement of a child. 

How do I get in touch?
Requests for support, advice or information can be made by a child or young person themselves or by a parent/carer, school or other professional person.

Ring: 01904 666371

Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK

Help and support for parents on how to help children cope with bereavement and loss. For parents or carers of children or young people up to the age of 25

How do I get in touch?
Ring: 08000 288 840

Scotty's Little Soldiers

Scotty’s Little Soldiers is a charity dedicated to supporting bereaved British Forces children and young people. 

Find out more here: 

How do I get in touch?

Freephone 08000 928 571 

SoBS Barnsley

SoBS Barnsley (Survivors of Bereavement by suicide)

SoBS exists to provide free peer support to adults bereaved by suicide in a timely and open ended manner so that no one bereaved by suicide has to face their loss alone. The Barnsley group meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the evening, contact us to find out more.

How do I get in touch?
helpline 07398135273

Listening Ear
Listening Ear

Support for those bereaved during the coronavirus pandemic – a service for anyone who has lost a loved one and who needs support, advice or guidance

How do I get in touch?

Ring : 0800 048 5224 

Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish supports children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling. 

If a young person you know is finding it hard to cope with their grief, and you want to help them, then give the support line a call. From parents to teachers, everyone and anyone who is supporting a grieving child can call the Freephone National Helpline.

How do I get in touch? 

Ring : 08088 020 021