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We will all experience the death of a family member or friend at some point in our lives.Bereavement affects people in different ways, there's no right or wrong way to feel.

Talking and sharing your feelings with someone can help. The important thing is not to try and cope with your grief alone.

Talking to family and friends can help, there are also local bereavement services that provide information and advice.

Newham Bereavement Service

The Newham Bereavement Service is delivered by Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham in partnership with Age UK East London.

The service offers a range of support:

  • Bereavement Counselling
  • Group Support
  • Advice and Information
  • Complementary Therapy

Residents in Newham who have experienced grief, loss and bereavement can contact this service by calling 0207 510 1081 or 0207 510 4268.

Alternatively, you can send an email to

During the Covid-19 pandemic if you are shielding, please call to arrange a call back to support you or a Skype/Zoom meeting.

The service is based at 655 Barking Road, London E13 9EX

How to get there:

District Line to Upton Park. The office is a 10 minute walk from Upton Park tube station.
From Canning Town: 5, 115
From East Ham:5,115
From Upton Park: 330
To Canning Town, then take a bus.

Useful Contacts and Information

NHS UK - coping with bereavement

Healthtalk - Dying and Bereavement‚Äč