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Find out how to get help and support to cope with a bereavement.

What to do when someone dies

This step-by-step guide explains what to do after a death - how to register the death, notify government departments and manage financial issues:

What to do when someone dies (GOV.UK)

Help during the coronavirus outbreak

The bereavement care charity Cruse is helping families affected by coronavirus. You can find a broad range of guidance, including easy read fact sheets, on the Cruse website. You can also contact the charity's free national helpline on 0808 808 1677 or email them at helpline@cruse.org.uk.

The Childhood Bereavement Network has provided advice and guidance from a number of children and young people's bereavement organisations. These including supporting a bereaved child or a young person, how to say goodbye when a funeral is not possible due to social distancing restrictions in place, and guidance for families with children and young people around changes to funerals.

Further support is also available from:

Organisations that can help

The following organisations all offer free support or can help you to find support.