St Helena Hospice

St Helena Hospice help local people face incurable illness and bereavement, supporting them and their families, friends and carers.

They also support children and adults who are facing bereavement.

Telephone: 01206 890 360



Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies.

Telephone: 0808 808 1677


St Helena

St Helena support to all those who have been bereaved in North Essex, regardless of the cause of death or where they have died. As grief is a very personal experience they offer a range of support tailored to the individual’s needs.

If you have been bereaved you can contact the bereavement team Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm on 01255 258240 for an informal conversation about the service to see if it is suitable for you. You can also email with the subject ‘Bereavement’. Although operational between Monday and Friday, 9.00am and 5.00pm, appointments can be made to fit in with your timetable if you need more flexibility. You can refer yourself or be referred by family and friends or any health and social care professional.


Compassionate Friends

TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – they are here to help.

Telephone: 0345 123 2304