Help through difficult times

Help through difficult times - including registering a death, support for bereavement and coping with illness.

Death and bereavement

Support and comfort

  • The Samaritans- for someone you can talk to who will give you support. There are over 180 branches which are open 24 hours a day.
  • Cruse Bereavement Care - provides a nationwide service of bereavement counselling, advice, information and social contact through its headquarters and more than 196 local branches, to anyone bereaved by death irrespective of age, race, religion, gender or sexual preference.
  • -  a free, confidential counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.

 Advice and support for carers

  • Carers in Oxfordshire website. Advice and support for people looking after a relative, friend or neighbour who needs support because of frailty, illness, disability.

Domestic violence

  • If you are worried about a child's safety or wellbeing contact the NSPCC Helpline free and anonymously on 0808 800 5000 or email

Dealing with debt problems

    Last reviewed: 04 - 01 - 2016

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