Counselling services for those bereaved and those with life limiting Illness

North East Services

Willow Burn Hospice Derwentside
Family Support Team
01207 523 902
www.willow-burn.co.uk

Hartlepool & District Hospice Bereavement Service
01429 855550

CRUSE Bereavement Care
Darlington & Durham Area
01325 288633
www.cruse.org.uk

Butterwick Hospice Family Support
01388 603003
Email: julietwilson@butterwick.org.uk
www.butterwick.org.uk

If U Care Share Foundation
Prevention, Intervention & Support of those bereaved by suicide.
0191 387 5661
share@ifyoucareshare.co.uk
www.ifyoucareshare.co.uk

MIND Chester le Street
Suicide Bereavement Support Group
0191 388 3411
www.clsmind.co.uk

North East Offices

Register Office – Seaham
Seaham Contact Centre
St John’s Square
Sophia Street
Seaham
County Durham
SR7 7JE
email:  seahamregisteroffice@durham.gov.uk
Tel:   03000 262 501
Register Office – Bishop Auckland
Cockton House
35 Cockton Hill Road
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6HS
email:  bishopaucklandregisteroffice@durham.gov.uk
Tel:   03000 260 600
Register Office – Aykley Heads House
Aykley Heads
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5TS
email:  aykleyheadshouseregisteroffice@durham.gov.uk
Tel:   03000 263 263
Register Office – South Tyneside (Records Office)
10 Broughton Road
South Shields
Tyne & Wear
South Shields
NE33 2RN
email:  registrars@southtyneside.gov.uk
Tel:   0191 424 6350
Register Office – Alnwick
The Register Office
27 Fenkle Street
Alnwick
NE66 1HW
email: alnwickreg@northumberland.gov.uk
Tel: 0845 600 6400 (select option 4)
Register Office  – Darlington
Backhouse Hall,
Bull Wynd,
Darlington,
DL1 5RG
email: registeroffice@darlington.gov.uk
Tel:  01325 346604
 Register Office – Stockton
Registration and Bereavement Services
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Register Office
Balaclava Street
Stockton-on-Tees
TS18 2AL
email: registrars@stockton.gov.uk
bereavement.services@stockton.gov.uk
Tel:   01642 527720
Register Office – Sunderland
Civic Centre
Burdon Road
Sunderland
SR2 7DN
email:  registrars@sunderland.gov.uk
Tel: 0191 520 5553

National Organisations

Citizens Advice Bureau
The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers
020 7833 2181
www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Direct.gov
Public services all in one place. This site contains links to various organisations including benefits, pensions, council tax and local services. www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/Death/index.htm
The Treasury Solicitor’s Department
Thetreasurysolicitor@tsol.gsi.gov.uk www.tsol.gov.uk
The Pension Service 08456 060 265 www.thepensionservice.gov.uk
National Savings
0845 964 5000
www.nsandi.com
Gulf Veterans Association
The Gulf Veterans Association website provides information for veterans and families of veterans that served during the Gulf War in both 1991 and 2003
larry@gulfveteransassociation.co.uk
www.gulfveteransassociation.co.uk
Passport Office
0300 222 0000 www.ips.gov.uk
The War Widows Association of Great Britain
www.warwidowsassociation.org.uk
Law Centres Federation Local law centres can provide free advice for those needing financial assistance about legal areas such as wills
020 7428 4400
info@lawcentres.org.uk
www.lawcentres.org.uk
Benefits and Grants Turn 2 Us
Funeral Payments Key information A Funeral Payment is to help with funeral costs that you are responsible for. Applies to:  England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Age Rules:  There are no specific age rules Taxable:  No Which Agency:
 Job Centre Plus
www.turn2us.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care (Bereavement Counselling)
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
Compassionate Friends (Support & Friendship by those Similarly Bereaved)
www.tcf.org.uk
Age UK
www.Ageuk.org.uk
Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths
www.fsid.org.uk
24 Hour Cot Death Helpline
Tel 01635 861 771
Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)
www.uk-sands.org
Child Death Helpline
www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

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