The death of someone who is significant to us is one of the most difficult experiences in life. The enormity of the loss may have a profound impact. Grief lasts a long time and, frequently, longer than we expect. Unresolved grief may result in long term difficulties later in life, which could require more intensive interventions. Bereavement Care is a small charity based in North West London and principally serving the London Boroughs of Harrow and Hillingdon, whose aim is to relieve the suffering and distress caused by bereavement for all adults and children in the local community. It offers a free and confidential service of care and support to people of all ages, creeds and cultures within Harrow, Hillingdon and its immediate borders with Brent, Ealing, Barnet, Hertfordshire and elsewhere.
Bereavement Care provides a variety of services for people affected by a death, whether the death occurred recently or several years ago. These include: