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Sources of useful information

The Bereavement Register

Freepost SEA8240
Sevenoaks
TN13 1YR
Tel: 0870 600 7222
Fax: 0870 400 5644
www.the-bereavement-register.com/uk

A service specifically designed to remove from databases and mailing files the names and addresses of people who have died.  You can register by accessing the website.


CRUSE Bereavement Care

Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Branch
Tel: 01202 302000

Support can be offered in a variety of ways, for instance:

• Support groups

• A trained volunteer or counsellor for one to one support

• Information

• Bournemouth & Christchurch CRUSE will help anyone in East Dorset if they cannot travel to the centre in Boscombe by making a   home visit or telephone counselling.

• Help centre on Thursdays at Florence Road Boscombe (ring helpline for appointment).

• Social group meets regularly in Highcliffe.


CRUSE Bereavement Care

Wareham: 01929 553633
West Dorset Office: 01305 260216

Support can be offered in a variety of ways, for instance:

• Support groups

• A trained volunteer or counsellor for one to one support

• Information

• Bournemouth & Christchurch CRUSE will help anyone in East Dorset if they cannot travel to the centre in Boscombe by making a   home visit or telephone counselling.

• Help centre on Thursdays at Florence Road Boscombe (ring helpline for appointment).

• Social group meets regularly in Highcliffe.


Compassionate Friends

TCF 53 North Street
Bristol
BS3 1EN
Tel: 0845 232304
Email: secretary@tcf.org.uk
www.tcf.org.uk

Offer friendship and support to bereaved parents and their families.


Faithworks Wessex

35 Palmerston Road
Boscombe
Bournemouth BH1 4HN
01202 304004
Email: office@faithworkswessex.org.uk
www.faithworkswessex.org.uk

Able to offer support to older, isolated, or bereaved people.


Friendship from loss

The Owen Room
Immanuel Church
120 Southbourne Road
Bournemouth
BH6 3QJ
Tel: 01202 419506
Email: alan@face-southbourne.org.uk
www.face-southbourne.org.uk

We meet in the Owen Room on the last Thursday of each month between 11am – 12.30pm, we can offer you a warm welcome, hospitality and opportunities to meet others in a similar situation.  Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. A qualified facilitator will guide the group but mainly it will be a time of problem sharing and mutual encouragement.  Support is given for practical and emotional problems caused by bereavement, one to one sessions are also available in confidence.  The services of a qualified counsellor and a qualified money advisor are also available.


The Leonardo Trust

26a Parkstone Road
Poole
BH15 2PG
Tel: 01202 683382
Email: info@leonardotrust.org
www.leonardotrust.org

The Leonardo Trust is an independent charity set up to provide help and support for those who care for another person, full time, in their own home, primarily within the Bournemouth and Poole area.  Leonardo Trust are also able to help recently bereaved carers who need support or a short break.


Lesbian & Gay Bereavement Project

c/o THT Counselling
111 – 117 Lancaster Road
London
W11 1QT
Telephone: 020 7403 5969

Offers support and advice to lesbians and gay men bereaved by the death of a same-sex life partner.


National Association of Widows

48 Queens Road
Coventry
CV1 3EH
Tel: 024 7663 4848
www.nawidows.org.uk

Information and support for those who have been widowed. Provide a supportive social life and friendship network via local branches.


Phoenix Fellowship Club – for Widowers

Christchurch Baptist Church Hall
Beaconsfield Road
Christchurch

The club meets on Monday mornings between 10.30am – 12.30pm.  If you are a bereaved widower and feel you would benefit from meeting for a drink and a chat with other men in a similar position we are waiting to welcome you.  For further details contact Chris Williams on 07760 762280, or just pop along.


Samaritans – Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole
                                                               
1 Durrant Road                     
Bournemouth                       
BH2 6LE                               
Tel: 01202 551999 (Bmth)         
Email: bournemouth@samaritans.org   
24 hour helpline: 08457 909 090 (National)
Textphone: 08457 909 192 (National)


Samaritans – North & West Dorset, Purbeck 
                                                              
13 King Street
Weymouth
DT4 7BJ
Tel: 01305 771777
Email: Weymouth@samaritans.org
24 hour helpline: 08457 909 090 (National)
Textphone: 08457 909 192 (National)


Samaritans 
                                                              
13 King Street
Weymouth
DT4 7BJ
Tel: 01305 771777
Email: Weymouth@samaritans.org
24 hour helpline: 08457 909 090 (National)
Textphone: 08457 909 192 (National).


TILAD – there is life after a death

A friendship and support group for people who have recently been bereaved. Meetings take place on a Wednesday afternoon 3pm – 4pm at:
Lake Road Surgery
Lake Road,
Verwood, Dorset,
BH31 6EH
Tel: 01725 517272

Meetings are open to anyone who has been bereaved from any part of Dorset. For further details contact Soozi Cooper RN BSc (Hons) tel 01725 517272.

 

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