East Sussex | Cruse Bereavement Care

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Due to the current pandemic and ongoing social distancing, all Cruse services will be provided over the telephone, email or internet until further notice. Please contact us to find out more. 

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Cruse East Sussex offers expert bereavement support across the county, with a base in Brighton and Hove serving the city and surrounding areas, and a base in Eastbourne serving Eastbourne & District and Hastings & Rother. 

We provide confidential support and information to bereaved people of all ages, free of charge. We are committed to breaking down stigmas around grief, and ensuring that everyone can access the best possible support following a bereavement. Our services include individual one-to-one support, and drop-in groups in Brighton, Lewes, and Eastbourne. 

Find out more about us. 

Cruse offers a triage service to adults and children in Sussex, who have been bereaved by suicide or possible suicide - please call us on 07376 616628 or email sussexbereavedbysuicide@cruse.org.uk and we will get back to you within two working days.

We also use our experience and expertise to offer Bereavement Awareness Training and Bespoke Bereavement at Work Consultancy for organisations and businesses. Find out more about our specialist training.

In order to provide our services free of charge we rely on donations and the support of volunteers in a range of roles.

Find out how you can support us