Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exists to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend. We are a self-help organisation. Many of our volunteers have themselves been bereaved by suicide.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide - SOBS UK
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Eric Thwaites
- Contact Position
- Chief Officer
Helpline 0300 111 5065
Admin 01159 441 117
- SOBS UK
- Charity number
- Company number
What do we offer? We offer emotional and practical support in a number of ways.
- Confidential telephone helpline
- Support information
- Help by e-mail
- Group meetings (in a number of locations)
- One-day conferences
- Residential events
- Information relating to practical issues and problems
Our aims We aim to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other. We also strive to improve public awareness and maintain contacts with many other statutory and voluntary organisations. Suicide recognises no age, social, ethnic or cultural boundaries - neither do we. Our groups are open to any individual.
- Free to all those over the age of 18 years who have been impacted by the loss of someone to suicide.
- Referral required