To be held at Truro Cathedral at 2pm on Sunday 12th September 2021, following World Suicide Prevention Day. The service is a collaboration between the Cathedral, the Suicide Liaison Service, and members of the County’s Multi-Agency Suicide Prevention Group. Everyone is welcome, of all faiths or none. Music will be provided by the Red River… Read more »
Help us to build the Cornwall Bereavement Network – Online signposting service. If you support bereaved people in Cornwall we would love to hear from you. We will focus on one sector at a time and we are particularly keep to broaden our page for Celebrants – please get in contact via here or see… Read more »
The course offers 5 x weekly sessions for bereaved adults with an optional 6th session. The first 5 sessions look at commonly experienced aspects of bereavement via DVDs and discussion. The hope is that the course will enable attendees to take some steps towards processing their grief and begin to envisage a positive, albeit different, future. Apart… Read more »
Bereavement Journey Course at St Martin’s Church, Liskeard. We will be running the Bereavement Journey course again on consecutive Tuesday evenings starting Tuesday, April 25th, 7-9pm. The course offers 5 x weekly sessions for bereaved adults with an optional 6th session. The first 5 sessions look at commonly experienced aspects of bereavement via DVDs and discussion. The… Read more »
We are pleased to announce that we now have further details on the event that we will be hosting at Truro Cathedral. CBN Bereavement Day Flyer
Cornwall Bereavement Day to help people access support across Cornwall Cornwall Bereavement Network is to host its first Cornwall Bereavement Day at Truro Cathedral on Saturday 26 March, from 1.30-4pm. The drop-in event aims to provide a central location from which people can access local bereavement services and connect with others who have suffered loss… Read more »
We now have a flyer to help promote the Cornwall Bereavement Network along with two helpline numbers. Please help us to get this information to those who it will help – you can find a pdf of the flyer here.
Cornwall Hospice Care is offering a Listening Ear Service during this uncertain time. Whilst our Community Friendship Cafes are temporarily closed, we are still here for you. Although not a counselling service, we can offer information, support and signposting via the telephone with 6 calls of up to an hour. This service is for patients,… Read more »
Cornwall lights up orange in support of the bereaved Landmarks across Cornwall will light up orange to mark National Grief Awareness Week which takes place from 2-8 December. Heartlands in Redruth, St Petroc’s Church in Bodmin and Kimberley Park in Falmouth, will all light up in memoriam to those who have been affected by… Read more »
CRUSE IN CORNWALL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT Cruse Bereavement Care in Cornwall is a charitable organisation designed to offer support to bereaved people throughout Cornwall. The organisation has been carrying out this important work for the last 60 years nationwide and for nearly 40 years in Cornwall. This is the first time that it has had to… Read more »
An invitation to the next meeting of the Faith in Mental Health Network meeting on May 5th at 2:00 – 3:30pm. The network welcomes pastoral visitors, clergy, chaplains, mental health practitioners, community volunteers, in fact, anyone who is supporting people who are struggling with mental health issues. The network is a mutually supportive group of… Read more »
An invitation to the next meeting of the Faith in Mental Health Network meeting on July 7th at 2:00 – 3:30pm. The network welcomes pastoral visitors, clergy, chaplains, mental health practitioners, community volunteers, in fact, anyone who is supporting people who are struggling with mental health issues. The network is a mutually supportive group of… Read more »
Forget-You-Not Bereavement Cafés in St. Martin’s Church, Liskeard, Tuesdays 1-3pm October 18th, 25th November 8th, 15th and 29th- Are you dealing with a bereavement either recent or some time ago? Would you like some support and the chance to talk to other bereaved people? Each café will consist of a very short talk about an… Read more »
Hope Walks is a free walking group for people who have been affected by the loss of someone close to them who many have died by suicide. We aim to help people as they adjust to their loss by providing peer support and the opportunity to ‘walk and talk; in the natural environment. Please see… Read more »
Please find details above of the free listening ear service, currently on offer from Cornwall Hospice Care
Bereavement services across Cornwall have united to create a new Cornwall Bereavement Network website and helpline. In response to COVID-19, organisations from across Cornwall have been meeting virtually to accelerate their plans for a joined-up approach to bereavement services across Cornwall, so that people who suffer the loss of a loved one can quickly and… Read more »
Please find a link here to a newly updated flyer for bereft families.
SUN 14 MAY 23 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM REMEMBER OUR CHILD The annual Remember our Child Service offers an opportunity for parents, family members, and friends to share the pain of the loss of children of all ages, with those who also know that experience. All are welcome to this special and poignant service… Read more »
The Cornwall Bereavement Network will be holding an event on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Truro Cathedral. More details will be published as they are available in the new year.
Supported by a grant from the Cornwall Rural Community Council, in collaboration with Cornwall Mind and the Suicide Liaison Service, Singing for Wellbeing is a community activity for adults (over 18 years) living in Cornwall and bereaved by the traumatic death of a family member, partner, or a close friend. The singing group will be… Read more »
Please note that the hours for the phone line as of Monday 6th July 2020 are now between 10am & 4pm, Monday to Friday. 01726 829 874
The Coroners’ Court Support Service has launched a Telephone Support Service that people can be referred to or self refer to. If family or witnesses are due to attend an inquest in Truro either online or in person then they can be referred either by calling our helpline, email or the online form on our website. The Helpline… Read more »
Helpline Campaign 1st – 4th December 2020 This is our first campaign to raise awareness and funds for our national helpline which offers practical and emotional support to callers. CCSS is raising awareness of the importance of support for families and witnesses who are involved in the Inquest process throughout our campaign. Our Helpline is… Read more »
A new project with Cornwall’s Suicide Liaison Service and Tate St Ives, creating hope through the action of engaging with art and walking around St Ives Image credit: Barbara Hepworth’s Sculpture Garden in St Ives © Tate. Photo Kirstin Prisk Taking place on Wednesday mornings in March 2023, this series of creative workshops are for… Read more »
Welcome to the website of the newly formed ‘Cornwall Bereavement Network’. The Network was formed in January 2020 after an initial meeting at Penhaligon’s Friends in Redruth. This is all coming together and more and more content is being added to the site daily. Please save the website in your favourites so that you can… Read more »
12th & 13th May 2021 @ 2-4pm daily. Two days of guest speakers. Leading organisations in the country will be presenting what support they can offer around planning for End of Life with interactive Q&A’s & CPD certificates for those attending.
Truro Cathedral will be open from 10:00 to 15:00 on World Suicide Prevention Day, Thursday 10th September 2020. Those who have been affected by suicide are invited to drop in for a moment of quiet reflection or to light a candle in memory if someone who had died. It is not possible this year, due… Read more »