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The Samaritans:
This service offers 24 hour confidential telephone support to people experiencing
extreme distress or feeling suicidal.

National helpline: 116 123
Barrow-in-Furness Samaritans: 01229 825656
Or visit

Macmillan Cancer Support:
Advice and support for patients, family members and friends when a life limiting diagnosis is made and in bereavement period.

Helpline: 0808 808 00 00
Or visit

Age UK
Age UK has large range of useful services for over 50’s and booklet “what to do when someone dies”.

Phone: 0800 169 2081
Or visit for information and advice.

Carers UK :
Advice and support for carers, including bereavement

Advice line: 0808 808 7777
Phone 01229 822 822 (Barrow–in-Furness)
Or visit

Citizens Advice Bureau: Advice on benefits, tax and financial issues.

South Lakes Citizens Advice: 015394 46464
Or visit

Direct Gov website:
Informative government website regarding public services, including tax, probate and benefits.


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