Living Well Dying Well – www.livingwelldyingwell.net – 01273 479114
Training Doulas (companions) for the dying + Supporting families and individuals at the end of life and ‘Embracing Death and Dying’ courses for professionals and the public.
Maggie’s Centres – www.maggiescentres.org – 03001 231801
Centres for anyone affected by cancer – practical, emotional and psychological support. There is one in Oxford.
National Council for Palliative Care – www.ncpc.org.uk
Organisers of Dying Matters week and many other excellent initiatives
Natural Death Centre – www.naturaldeath.org.uk – 01962 712 690
Free advice and information about death and dying helping people make informed choices about death and burial.
Organ Donation – www.nhsbt.nhs.uk - 0300 1231107
Information about donating organs.
Papyrus – www.papyrus-uk.org – 0800 068 41 41
PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to preventing young suicides.
Samaritans – www.samaritans.org - 116123
Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. The telephone line is open 24 hours and drop in service.
Sands – www.uk-sands.org- 020 7436 5881
Stillbirth and neonatal death charity
SeeSaw – www.seesaw.org.uk – 01865 744768
An Oxfordshire charity providing grief support for children & families before and after a bereavement.
Soul Midwives – www.soulmidwives.co.uk
Spiritual and holistic companions to those facing the end of life.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide – uksobs.org – 0844 561 6855
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
The Compassionate Friends – www.tcf.org.uk – 08451 232304
Charity of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents supporting others who have been similarly bereaved.
Transitus Network – 01258 475125
New network of people who consider the spiritual dimension of the death transition to be paramount.
Winstons Wish – www.winstonswish.org.uk – 08452 03 04 05
National childhood bereavement organization supporting children and families facing any kind of death.