The death of someone close to you, whether it is expected or sudden, can be very difficult. It is hard to talk about but planning ahead can help avoid distress and make sure your wishes are met. Practical help and support is available.
A Time 2 Talk offers counselling to support individuals who are facing the impact of life changing events.
Supports older people from age 55 onwards.
Alzheimer’s society are a dementia support and research charity. They also have a local office on Information NOW.
Arts therapies are a form of psychotherapy that use the creative arts: dance movement, drama, music, art – as the main form of expression and communication with their clients.
Bereavement Advice Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service. They give practical information and advice and signposting on the many issues and…
Register a death.
Humanist society that supports ethical living and death.
You can call the Carers Direct helpline if you need help with your caring role and want to talk to someone about what options are available to you.
Child Benefit Office for all enquiries relating to Child Benefit.
Citizens Advice Newcastle (CAN) is a charity that helps people with legal, money and other problems. They give free, independent and confidential advice.