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The following organisations may be able to offer practical advice, support or comfort:

Age Concern
Empowering people to create positive change towards an environmentally and socially sustainable future.
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Counselling Directory
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
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The easy way to government information and services online

An online memorial website. Create an everlasting tribute to someone close to you whom you have lost. GoneTooSoon provides an easy to use, free service that allows you to create and maintain a memorial, where family and friends can pay their tributes, thereby keeping the loved one's memory alive.

Life for a Life: Memorial Trees and Forests
'Life for a Life' offers you the chance to commemorate your loved ones by planting memorial trees in one of thirty woodland locations across the United Kingdom.

National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)
Funerals in the United Kingdom, Support and Information

SSAFA Forces Help
Is the national charity helping serving and ex-Service men, women and their families in need.
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Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)
Information of interest to members of the public, members of the funeral profession, and SAIF members.

Tameside Community Legal Service

Postal Address CLS Co-ordinator, Council Offices, Clarence Arcade; Stamford Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, OL6 7PT
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The Compassionate Friends
Give support to parents whose son or daughter has died.

The National Association of Bereavement Services
Has a National Directory of Bereavement and Loss Services and can direct people to their nearest appropriate source of support.

The Register Office (For Tameside)

Postal Address The Register Office, Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield, SK16 4LA
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The Samaritans
For someone you can talk to who will give you support. There are over 180 branches which are open 24 hours a day.
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The Terence Higgins Trust
Is a charity providing practical support, help, counselling and advice for anyone with or concerned about AIDS or HIV infection.
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The War Widows Association of Great Britain
Gives advice, help and support to all war widows and dependents.
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An independent consumer's guide to funerals.