Clerk: Mrs Joanna Noles
26 Church Street, Church
Piece, Charlton Kings
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GL53 8AR

There is an on-line Directory where local counsellors can be found catering for specific needs and offering different types of therapy at: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care

Details:

Provide carefully selected, trained volunteers who offer support, help people make sense of how they are feeling and begin the process of moving forward. Services offered are: understanding bereavement welcome sessions; telephone support; time-limited support groups; and, a Friendship Group in Cheltenham; information and signposting. Cruse bereavement Care is a national service with a branch in Cheltenham. The national website has information on: coping with the death of a parent; what to do after someone dies; feelings when someone dies; how to help someone who is bereaved; supporting yourself; and, children's grief; traumatic bereavement; anniversaries and reminders when you are bereaved; and, seeing, hearing or sensing someone who has died. Cruse offers a free confidential service for adults and children. Hope again is a website aimed at 12-18 year olds.

Address
Lower Ground Floor, 31, St George’s Road, Cheltenham GL50 3DU
Telephone
0808 8081677
Website
https://www.cruse.org.uk

Karen Sutton: Break-up and Bereavement Coach

Details:

Karen is based in Cheltenham and is passionate about helping people overcome challenges that hold them back from living the life they desire, whether that is based around sleep, diet, exercise, stress, relationships, joy or any other area. She helps people discover what is preventing them from achieving their goals. She will create a long term, sustainable plan with an individual to help a person move forwards, taking small, manageable steps.

Telephone
07766 747234
Website
http://www.karensutton.co.uk
Instagram
@Instagram.com/karensuttoncoaching

Listening Post

Details:

Offers counselling to adults in Gloucestershire suffering from emotional distress. Distress could be caused by bereavement, relationship breakdown, stress, or wounds from early life and new direction.

Address
Hesters Way Community Resource Centre, Cassin Drive, Cheltenham, GL51 7SU
Telephone
01242 256060
Website
http://www.listeningpost.org.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans

Details:

Provides 24 hour support for people who are distressed, every day. Provides a telephone listening service, face to face support, schools outreach and prison outreach. Also provides a listening service for people who are worried about others. Samaritans listen and help people to talk through their troubles without telling them what to do, giving people space to be themselves.

Helpline: 116123 free from any phone

Address
Victoria House, Back Albert Place, Cheltenham GL52 2HN
Telephone
03300945717

Winston’s Wish

Details:

Supports bereaved children young people and their families and professionals who support them. Offers in-depth, therapeutic support in individual, group, and, residential settings, and a freephone national helpline. The death of a parent or a sibling is one of the most traumatic experiences for a child. Their website also has a directory of other useful organisations to support children suffering a bereavement. They also support adults who were bereaved as children.

Telephone
0808 8 020 021