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Professional Referrals


Below is a list of useful resources that may support and help you at this time. These resources contain suitable self help material, external agencies and support groups which may be of interest to you.

Specialist Counselling

  • Cruse –¬†Cruse Bereavement Helpline – 0808 808 1677
    Cruse offer one to one counselling and support to anyone affected by a death.
  • The Harbour – tel: 0117 9259348.
    Free specialised counselling and psychotherapy service for those facing life-threatening illness or for those caring for love ones with terminal illness. Offers specific help as well for patient affected by breast cancer.
  • ¬†UK SOBS – helpline: 9am – 9pm everyday tel: 0844 561 6855
    Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide. Self Help organisation. Offers support by email, groups, residential events and provides assistance with practical issues.
  • Pregnancy Crisis Centre – tel: 0800 0282228
    Support for anyone struggling after abortion via online support, information and counselling. Nearest local centre – Glastonbury.

General Counselling

Social Support

Cruse Bereavement Support Groups (coffee mornings)

  • Clevedon – 1st and 3rd Friday of every month, 10am – 12pm at Clevedon Community Centre, Princes Road
  • Portishead – Last Friday of every month, 10.30am – 12pm at Wesley Centre, High Street
  • Weston Super Mare – 3rd Friday of the month, 10am – 12pm at Friends meeting house, Oxford Street