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Information and Support - Mother's Day

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in Mother's Day, the following organisations may be able to help.

Survivors Assistance Network

The Survivors Assistance Network (SAN) provides free practical and emotional support to people affected by a terrorist incident. If you have been affected by an act of terror, as a witness, or losing a loved one, or having sustained injuries, SAN can help. Assistance is offered via telephone, email and face-to face-visits.

Phone: 01925 581240

Visit the Survivors Assistance Network website

Disaster Action

Disaster Action offers support and information for the bereaved and survivors of major disasters that occur in the UK and overseas.

Visit the Disaster Action website

Support after Murder and Manslaughter

Support after Murder and Manslaughter offers understanding and support to families and friends who have been bereaved as a result of murder or manslaughter, through the mutual support of others who have suffered a similar tragedy.

Phone: 0845 8723440

Visit the Support after Murder and Manslaughter website

Victim Support

Victim Support provides emotional and practical help to victims or witnesses of any crime, whether or not it has been reported to the police.

Phone: 0808 16 89 111 (24/7)

Visit the Victim Support website

Victim Support Scotland

Victim Support Scotland offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Scotland.

Phone: 0800 160 1985 (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm)

Visit the Victim Support Scotland website

Victim Support NI

Victim Support NI offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Northern Ireland.

Phone: 028 9024 3133

Visit the Victim Support NI website


Samaritans is available 24 hours a day for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential.

Phone: 116 123


Visit the Samaritans website

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care provides support after the death of someone close including face to face, telephone, group support, as well as bereavement support for children.

Phone: 0808 808 1677 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
0845 600 2227 (Scotland)

Visit the Cruse Bereavement Care website

The Bereavement Trust

The Bereavement Trust offers comfort, support and practical advice to the bereaved from 6pm until 10pm every evening of the year.

Phone: 0800 435 455

Visit The Bereavement Trust website

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Phone: 0800 02 888 40

Visit the Child Bereavement UK website

Child Death Helpline

The Child Death Helpline offers support to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from prebirth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.

Phone: 0800 282 986 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Visit the Child Death Helpline website

Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends offer support, understanding and comfort to bereaved siblings and parents after the death of a child, of any age, from any cause.

Phone: 0845 123 0345 (daily 10am-4pm and 7pm-10pm)

Northern Ireland: 028 8778 8016 (daily 10am-4pm and 7pm-9.30pm)

Visit the Compassionate Friends website