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 www.samaritans.org.uk
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 www.macmillan.org.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 www.ageuk.org.uk 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 www.carersuk.org
Citizens Advice Bureau: Advice on benefits, tax and financial issues.
South Lakes Citizens Advice: 015394 46464
Or visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Direct Gov website:
Informative government website regarding public services, including tax, probate and benefits.
Useful website for religious and cultural needs for death and dying: queenscourt.org.uk/spirit.