Free bereavement counselling for adults and children

We have now expanded our counselling service and are now offering free professional therapy for anyone who is struggling to cope with feelings of grief due to bereavement for any reason across north Lancashire (including Lancaster and Morecambe) South Lakeland (including Kendal and surrounding towns and villages) and Furness (including Barrow and Ulverston) - not just as a result of cancer.

You do not need to be referred by a doctor, simply get in touch either via our helpline or emailing our therapy co-ordination team, and after a short assessment interview, you could be receiving the support you need within a few days.

Grief is a normal and natural process that takes work to get through. It is not easy to cope with the loss of close relationships that have existed in our lives. Dealing with the emotions that occur in the grieving process takes much time and energy, and is usually both physically and emotionally demanding.

We also have dedicated children and young people's counsellors, many who also specialise in play therapy and use our fully-equipped play rooms, packed with toys, art materials and sandboxes to help children express and work through their emotions, emotions they may struggle to express through traditional face-to-face talking sessions.

Get in touch and see how our counsellors could help you cope with feelings of loss, hopelessness, helplessness and depression.

Contact our Helpline (staffed Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm) on 

call: 03330 150 628 (charged at standard rate)

email: CancerCareCan@cancercare.org.uk or tct@cancercare.org.uk

text: 07860 018 278

Click here to read a special information leaflet about grief and bereavement in adults.

Click here to read a special information leaflet about grief and bereavement in children.


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