National Organisations

You may find the following national organisations can provide additional information and support.
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ROAD CHARITIES
BrakeCampaigners for road safety, they also offer education and supportwww.brake.org.uk
CADDCampaign against Drinking and Drivingwww.cadd.org.uk
Learn 2 LivePressure group committed to improving road safety particularly amongst young and inexperienced driverswww.learn-2-live.org.uk
Road PeaceNational charity for road crash victimswww.roadpeace.org
RoSPARoyal Society for the Prevention of Accidentswww.rospa.com
S.C.A.R.DSupport and Care After Road Death and injurywww.scard.org.uk
BEREAVEMENT ORGANISATIONS
Bereavement Advice CentreSupports and advises people on what they need to do after a deathwww.bereavementadvice.org
Bereaved Child
ChildlineFree national helpline for childrenwww.childline.org.uk
SIBSSupport in Bereavement for Brothers and Sisterswww.sibs.org.uk/
Winston's WishCharity for bereaved childrenwww.winstonswish.org.uk
Bereaved Parent
Child Bereavement CharitySupport and information line for bereavement familieswww.childbereavement.org.uk
The Compassionate FriendsEmotional support and some local contactwww.tcf.org.uk
Donors
Donor Family NetworkRun by donor families for donor familieswww.donorfamilynetwork.co.uk
BEREAVEMENT AID AGENCIES
Deceased Preference ServiceFree service to stop unwanted direct mailwww.deceasedpreferenceservice.co.uk
The Bereavement RegisterFree service to stop post sent to people who have diedwww.thebereavementregister.org.uk
REGISTRY OFFICES
Registration Administration CentreAppointments can be made online or by phone. Also offers Tell Us Once servicewww.direct.gov.uk
FAMILY SUPPORT ORGANISATIONS
Grandparents PlusAdvice service for grandparentswww.grandparentsplus.org.uk/advice
Home StartNational charity providing support for families where at least one child is under 5www.home-start.org.uk
PHYSICAL INJURY SUPPORT
Action for Blind PeopleSupports blind and partially sighted people of all ageswww.actionforblindpeople.org.uk
Action on PainSupport and advice for people with chronic painwww.action-on-pain.co.uk
AspireSupports people with spinal injurywww.aspire.org.uk
Brain and Spine FoundationSupports people with brain and spine conditionswww.brainandspine.org.uk
Changing FacesSupports people who have disfigurements to face, hand or bodywww.changingfaces.org.uk
HeadwaySupports people with brain injurieswww.headway.org.uk
Spinal Injuries AssociationSupports people with spinal injurieswww.spinal.co.uk
The Limbless AssociationSupports people who are without one or more limbwww.limbless-association.org
DEBT
StepChange Debt CharityCharity offering free, confidential, expert debt advicewww.stepchange.org
Money Advice ServiceFree advicewww.moneyadviceservice.org.uk
National DebtlineFree phone and e-mail advicewww.nationaldebtline.co.uk
GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
Benefitshttps://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/bereavement
Information about sentencingwww.direct.gov.uk/en/crimejusticeandthelaw
Job seekerswww.direct.gov.uk/jobseekers
USEFUL GOVERNMENT LEAFLETS
BB1Bereavement benefitswww.dwp.gov.uk
D49What to do after a death in England and Waleswww.dwp.gov.uk
D49SWhat to do after a death in Scotlandwww.dwp.gov.uk
NP45A guide to bereavement benefits – Northern Irelandwww.dwp.gov.uk