The death of a loved one or close friend is one of the most difficult times in each of our lives. Whether this is expected, following a long term illness, or sudden and unexpected the grieving process is deeply personal.

The aim of the web site is to provide you with information and links to organisations and services which may be able to offer support and assistance across a range of needs from practical activities to emotional support. In addition to a wide range of local and national services the site also provides a direct link to new regional bereavement services recently established for the residents of Worcestershire.


Bereavement Support South Worcestershire is part of the Family Support Team at St Richard’s Hospice, they offer a wide range of support to patients and their families. Many of our meetings and our group support sessions are held in the Snowdrop Centre at the hospice which offering a comfortable, light and airy setting. Watch our short film to find out more:




‘Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the unbereaved.’ 

Iris Murdoch (British Novelist and Philosopher, 1919-1999)