Bereavement support | Cruse Bereavement Care

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One-to-one support

We offer appointments with our trained volunteers to talk through how your bereavement is affecting you. These appointments usually take place in our main office at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup but are sometimes at the Holy Trinity Convent, Bromley, the Mencap offices, Bexleyheath and St Georges Church Hall, Beckenham if these venues are more convenient.

Pre-bereavement support

In addition to our bereavement support services, we are able to provide pre-bereavement support for those who need help coming to terms with an expected death.

Telephone support and home visits

For those unable through illness or disability to come into our office, we offer support from trained volunteers over the telephone and have a limited number of home visits available.

Friendship support group

Our experience is that, through formal contact with others who have shared the experience of bereavement, new and lasting friendships develop and this informal support network becomes a powerful force for good. We host a weekly friendship group at United Reform Church, Geddes Place, Bexleyheath every Thursday from 1.30pm - 3.30pm.

Bexley Bereavement support group

A monthly group offering support after the death of a loved one, meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at The Angelus Centre, Bexley Road, Erith DA8 3HQ from 7pm. It's a small informal group and no bookings are necessary. Our next group will meet on Wednesday 15th May.  Please feel free to pop along for a chat.

Bromley Bereavement support group

A monthly group offering support after the death of a loved one, meets on a Wednesday once a month at The Holy Trinity Convent, 15 Marian Gardens, Bromley, BR1 3FH (the convent car park is via the driveway which runs along the side of St Joseph’s Church, 1 Orchard Road, Bromley, BR1 3JF (use this postcode in your Sat Nav)) from 7pm. It's a small informal group and no bookings are necessary. Our next group will meet on Wednesday 5th June.  Please feel free to pop along for a chat.

Become a friend of Cruse

You can help us by becoming a 'Friend of Cruse' and donating a small amount of money each year to support our vital work. By giving a regular contribution of just £2 per month your support will allow us to plan for the future and continue to deliver bereavement services to those who need them.

Leaflets

We have a selection of leaflets which provide information about different aspects of bereavement.