12. Other useful organisations
32–36 Loman Street
London SE1 0EH
Works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
20 Great Dover Street
London SE1 4LX
0808 808 7777 (free carers’ line, 10am–4pm weekdays)
Carers UK provides information, advice and support for carers.
Your local Citizens Advice can provide information and advice in confidence or point you to further sources of support. Trained advisers can offer information on benefits in a way that is easy to understand. To find your nearest Citizens Advice, look in the phone book, ask at your local library or look on the website (above). Opening times vary.
Cruse Bereavement Care
PO Box 800
Surrey TW9 1RG
A national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
National coalition that aims to change public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards dying, death and bereavement. They produce information to help people talk about death, dying and bereavement, including a ‘Preferred priorities for care’ form to complete. You can search for local services via the website.
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC)
34–44 Britannia Street
An umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They work with government, health and social care staff and people with personal experience to improve end of life care for all. They also produce information to help people talk about death and dying.