Allerton Medical Centre

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Bereavement and support

From 25 March 2022 the process for registering a death is changing. You can find out more details here: Registering a death in Leeds 

If you or someone close to you have been bereaved of someone important there are a number of support options available to you:

  • In collaboration with Leeds City Council, Child Bereavement UK is offering support for bereaved children, young people and their families. The service is for Leeds families with young people up to and including age 18, and up to 25 with SEND, who are in need of bereavement support.  For further information:, or contact the Leeds Helpline on 0113 503598 or leedssupport@childbereavementuk.orgCall the Cruse Bereavement National Helpline on 0808 808 1677.  It is open from Monday – Friday from 9.30am, with late nights until 8pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Leeds Bereavement Forum is a small charity which works to develop and improve bereavement services in the city. The service is free and open to everyone and they can signpost you to the most appropriate bereavement service either locally or nationally.
  • West Yorkshire and Harrogate HCP Grief and Loss Support Service offers practical and emotional support and advice for anyone suffering any form of grief and loss, or those worried about losing someone, whether this relates to a family member, friend or member of their community. The service is available 8.00am – 8.00pm, 7 days a week, via the website or by calling their freephone number 0808 1963833.
  • Talk to someone at the practice who can guide you through support options available.

Date published: 20th August, 2020
Date last updated: 22nd March, 2022