Support Groups for Bereaved Families

Support groups that can help with your emotional and psychological well being during the repatriation process. Please see below a list of charities that can help.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse offers support, advice, and information to children, young people, and adults when someone dies. They also provide guidance on practical matters related to bereavement.



The Good Grief Trust:

This organization aims to provide a comprehensive online hub of bereavement support, connecting people with local and national support services.



Bereavement Advice Centre

The Bereavement Advice Centre provides practical information and advice for people who are dealing with the death of a loved one, including guidance on repatriation.



The Compassionate Friends

A charity run by bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents offering support to families who have lost a child at any age and from any cause.




Although not exclusively focused on bereavement, Samaritans provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress or struggling to cope, including those dealing with grief and repatriation matters.



The British Red Cross

The British Red Cross provides practical and emotional support to individuals and families dealing with crises, including support and information on international repatriation in some cases.



Widowed and Young (WAY)

WAY is a UK charity offering a peer-to-peer support network for men and women under 50 who have lost a partner. It helps young widows and widowers rebuild their lives.



Child Bereavement UK

This organization supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.



Grief Encounter

Grief Encounter offers support for bereaved children and their families to help them navigate through the grieving process.


Jack The Lad: JackTheLad Foundation offers financial support for next of kin who find themselves in the heartbreaking situation of coping with the death of a family member aged 16-30, in an overseas accident whilst on holiday, where there is insufficient insurance to cover the costs of repatriation.

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