Bereavement services offering support to our residents

There are a number of services, charities and organisations who can provide advice and support to those who have been bereaved.

General support for bereaved adults

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The Adult Bereavement Team

It offers

Practical and emotional support to families, covering all aspects of bereavement care.

Opening hours

Mon to Fri, from 11am to 3pm

Contact details

Tel: 0161 276 8989

Web: Trafford Bereavement Centre


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Andy's Man Club

It offers

A talking group for men because... It's good to talk!

You've either been through a storm, are currently going through a storm or have a storm brewing in your life.

AMC Provides an opportunity to talk to others

Contact details

Email: info@andysmanclub.co.uk

Web: andysmanclub.co.uk


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Trafford Council Exchequer Services

It offers

If you have recently been bereaved and you are now faced with arranging a funeral, the Council can provide you with help and advice on the steps required to take. For further details please visit our funeral payments page.

Contact details

Rachel Burns, Client and Assessment Manager

Email: client.services@trafford.gov.uk


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Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) NHS Foundation Trust

It offers

Online support for bereaved individuals.

Opening hours

Online 24/7

Contact details

Website: GMMH website - support for those bereaved


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Wellbeing Counselling Service

It offers

Counselling support to adults who live in Trafford (must be registered with a Trafford GP).

Opening hours

Mon – Fri, appointments between 9.30am and 3.45pm

Contact details

Glynnis Morris, Service Co-ordinator

Email: glynnismorris@nhs.net

Tel: 0161 746 2084

Mobile: 07713 464619

Visit: Macmillan Wellbeing Centre, Moorside Road Davyhulme Manchester M41 5SN


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South Manchester Centre for Counselling (SMCC)

It offers

1:1 person-centred counselling for anyone aged 18+. No limit on the number of sessions you can have. Free but donations welcome.

Counselling is by appointment only.

Contact details

Name: Julie Tinning

Email: contact@smccounselling.com

Tel: 07769 51549

Web: SMC Counselling website


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Samaritans

It offers

Telephone and listening support.

Opening hours

24/7 free support

Contact details

Tel: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Web: Samaritans website


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Sue Ryder online community

It offers

Online community giving help to those bereaved on a range of topics

Contact details

Web: Sue Ryder website


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Cruse Bereavement Care

It offers

Support and help to those who are grieving, following the death of someone close. Confidential and free support.

Contact details

Tel: 07377 710382

Web: Cruse Bereavement Care website


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Counselling and Family Centre

It offers

Free drop in group session to talk about bereavement issues facing individuals

Opening hours

Every Tuesday 1-2pm

Contact details

Jim Sales/Kate Baldwin, Tel: 0161 941 7754

Web: The Councelling and Family Centre website


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AtaLoss

It offers

AtaLoss provides the UK’s bereavement signposting and information website, enabling bereaved people to find tailored support and practical information all in one place.

They aim to help prevent mental ill-health, promote well-being and help people move forward with their lives following loss.

Contact details

Chat: GriefChat

Email: office@ataloss.org

Web: AtaLoss website

Support for bereaved children

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Once Upon a Smile

It offers

Offers support to children bereaved by a parent, 1:1 or in groups; also offers financial support and respite breaks as well as telephone support for professionals and parents.

Contact details

Tel: 0161 711 0339

Email: info@onceuponasmile.org.uk or kelly@onceuponasmile.org.uk


Suicide bereavement

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Greater Manchester Suicide Bereavement Information Service

It offers

A confidential information service for people bereaved or affected by suicide

Opening hours

Mon to Fri 10am to 4pm (excluding Bank Holidays)

Contact details

Tel:0161 983 0700

Email: SB.IS@nhs.net

Web: Shining a light on suicide website


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Samaritans Facing The Future Support Group

It offers

Facing the Future has been developed to help support people who have been bereaved by suicide.

Support groups run weekly for six consecutive weeks and last for 90 minutes with a maximum of eight participants. Free service.

Contact details

Tel: 0208 939 9560

Email: info@facingthefuturegroups.org

Web: Facing the future support group website