Useful Local Numbers

  • Good Hope Bereavement Office: 0121 424 7404
  • Heartlands Bereavement Office: 0121 424 1476
  • City Hospital Bereavement Office: 0121 507 3464
  • Sandwell Hospital Bereavement Office: 0121 507 3464
  • Walsall Manor Hospital Bereavement Office: 01922 656 837
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital: 0121 371 2450
  • Russells Hall Hospital: 01384 456 111
  • Childrens Hospital: 0121 333 9999
  • John Taylor Hospice: 0121 456 2000
  • St. Giles Hospice, Whittington: 01543 432 031
  • St. Giles Hospice, Sutton Coldfield: 0121 378 6290
  • Acorns Children’s Hospice: 0121 458 5023
  • Birmingham Registration Office: 0121 675 1000
  • West Bromwich Registration Office: 0121 569 2480
  • Solihull Registration Office: 0121 704 8000
  • Lichfield Registration Office: 01543 510 770
  • Birmingham Coroners Office: 0121 303 3228
  • Sandwell Coroners Office: 0121 500 2713
  • Walsall Coroners Office: 01922 439 019
  • Lichfield Coroners Office: 01543 510 770
  • Department of Work and Pensions: 0845 6036 967

Helpful Organisations and Bereavement Care

AGE UK | Advice centres and charity shops across the U.K. Free information and advice line: 0800 169 6565

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU | Your local CAB is a good source of information and advice – there are branches all over the country. Birmingham Tel. No: 0844 4771010 | www.adviceguide.org.uk

THE LULLABY TRUST | Funds research and supports families whose babies have died suddenly and unexpectedly. 11 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 1RB. Tel: 0808 802 6868 | www.lullabytrust.org.uk

CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE | Trained volunteers can provide face-to-face support and practical advice in branches across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. | Birmingham Tel No: 0121 687 8011   www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WIDOWS | A national self-help organisation, encouraging widows to learn to grow in self-confidence and to develop new skills and new friendships. 3rd Floor, 48 Queens Road, Coventry CV1 3EH | Tel: 024 7663 4848 | www.widows.uk.net

THE SAMARITANS | A confidential emotional support service open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. | Tel: 0845 7909 090 | www.samaritans.org.uk

CHILD BEREAVEMENT TRUST | Confidential listening, help and guidance for bereaved families and professionals, signposting to other agencies, support and resources/publications. Aston House, The High Street, West Wycombe, HP14 3AG. | Confidential support & information line: 01494 -568900 www.childbereavement.org.uk

S.A.N.D.S | Still Birth and Neonatal Death Society. U.K. charity providing support for bereaved parents and their families. | Tel: 020 7436 5881

WINSTONS WISH | Offers support, information and guidance to people caring for a bereaved child or young person. Tel: 08452 03 0405 | www.winstonswish.org.uk

Check List

This list has been devised to help you. It is purely a guideline and we are aware many items on the list may not be relevant.

  • Bank Account
  • Building Society
  • Mortgage Account
  • Passport
  • Pension
  • Cheque Books
  • Credit / Debit Cards
  • Will
  • House Insurances
  • Car Insurances
 
  • Driving Licence
  • Car Registration Documents
  • RAC / AA
  • Gas
  • Electric
 
  • Water Company
  • Council tax
  • Social Security/DWP
  • Doctor
  • Medical Card
 
  • Dentist
  • Telephone/Internet Provider
  • TV License
  • Keys
  • Landlord
 

Contact us

Office Addresses

5 Rough Road, Kingstanding B44 0UP
214 Hawthorn Road, Perry Common B44 8PP
29, Church Hill Parade, Sutton Coldfield B75 7LD

Phone Numbers

Kingstanding: 0121 355 8111
Perry Common: 0121 386 3569
Sutton Coldfield: 0121 378 5500

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