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Cruse Bereavement Care in Croydon

We aim to:
. provide free support and counselling on a one-to-one and group basis
. offer free information and advice to anyone who has been affected by a death
. offer education, support, information and publications to anyone supporting bereaved people
. increase public awareness of the needs of bereaved people through campaigning and information services
. provide social groups to provide an opportunity for bereaved people to meet and talk with other people in a similar situation and to make friends.

We offer counselling and support to anyone who lives within the London Borough of Croydon, and the service is free of charge.

We are funded by Croydon CCG through the London Borough of Croydon, as well as by fundraising and individual donations.

Address:
Cruse Croydon, PO Box 2833, Kenley, Surrey, CR8 5WS
Umbrella org:
Cruse Bereavement Care
Area serviced:
London Borough of Croydon only
Telephone:
020 8916 0855 (24-hour answerphone)
Opening times:
Not applicable - we see people in their own homes. Answerphone is 24 hours.
Waiting times:
All calls to our 24-hour answerphone will be returned, usually within a day or two, although weekends may take a little longer.
Who is it for:
To enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.
Charges:
No charges, but donations are welcomed.
How to apply:
Please phone and leave a message on our answerphone.
Sector:
Voluntary

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Services providing advice and information relating to all aspects of mental health.
An acute state of intense psychological sadness and suffering experienced after the tragic loss of a loved one.
Services associated to counselling in all its various forms, including one-to-one and group therapy.
The mental reaction (anguish, grief, fright) to another person's actions. It may only be recoverable as damages when it is accompanied by physical manifestations (nausea, vomiting, dizziness).
Groups or organisations set up to support the specific needs of mental health service users, and their carers.
Services which provide access to counselling by telephone.

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