If someone has died suddenly, or too soon in their lives, from COVID-19 or any other cause
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Help after a sudden bereavement

Helping you to support bereaved people

Help us to help more bereaved people

From day one, onwards

Our vision is that people bereaved suddenly get help at a time of darkness to move to a brighter day.

We help when someone has died suddenly, or too soon in their life, because of

  • a sudden medical reason (including COVID-19), or terminal illness
  • injuries, caused by something that happened
  • suicide

Our role is to help people during the first ten weeks following a sudden bereavement. You can call us from day one, onwards.

At Sudden, your named case worker helps to:

  • Support you with a warm, listening ear
  • Give advice on bereavement issues
  • Get help you need, including emotional, practical, psychological, or legal

We also help communities and professionals to help suddenly bereaved people, better.

Donate £5 today

500,000 people are suffering sudden and shocking bereavement from COVID-19, suicide and other unexpected causes this past year, causing devastation, financial hardship and isolation. Sudden’s bereavement service is a vital lifeline from day one, onwards.

You can use the donation box below or you can donate £5 now by texting SUDDEN5 to 70085, so we can help even more people affected by a sudden bereavement.

Sudden is a charity service reliant on donations.

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