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Coroners Courts Support Service
Following government guidelines and to help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, our volunteers are not able to deliver our usual service within the Coroners’ Courts until further notice.

We will continue to offer support and guidance on the inquest process via our national helpline

Helpline 0300 111 2141 

Email: helpline@ccss.org.uk



Coroners Office

Opening hours
The Coroner’s office is open:
• Monday to Thursday - 7:30am to 3:30pm • Friday - 7:30am to 3:00pm

The office is closed for lunch between 12:30pm – 1:00pm each day.

Contact details

• GP Reporting line: 01872 227191

• Next of Kin Enquiry Line: 01872 227190

• Out of office hours: Devon and Cornwall Constabulary on 101

Email: CORNWALLCORONERSOFFICERS@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk




useful info on website

 020 7263 1111 leave us a voice message with your contact details

(our voicemail is being monitored regularly and we will respond as soon as we can) 

email inquest@inquest.org.uk.




Suicide Liaison Service OSW/CFT

This is a specialist service developed to support adults over the age of 18 years who have been bereaved by suicide. The NHS in Cornwall has commissioned us to provide the service across the county. 

If you or someone you know would like to access this free service you can call on (01208) 871905, or referrals can be made by your GP/health professional. 

Self referral currently through website 





Penhaligon's Friends

Children's Bereavement Support Charity in Cornwall

For children, young people and their families following the death of someone significant

Helpline: 01209 210624 or 01209 215889 Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Email: enquiries@penhaligonsfriends.org.uk

Website: www.penhaligonsfriends.org.uk 

Free advice, guidance, support and resources via our telephone helpline/email/video calls and chat/group session for young people online/group sessions online for parents and carers of bereaved children / Support via Facebook Messenger/resources. Support and advice to professionals and schools.


Enable Law

Enable Law are expert Solicitors specialising in supporting families/individuals with legal issues after bereavement

- particularly Inquests, legal claims for financial support after accidental or unexpected death.

Free initial advice/support with signposting/legal triage and guidance to individuals or professionals.

Willing to provide bespoke training on legal issues to groups.

Contact Mike Bird (Partner, Solicitor, Penhaligon's Friends Trustee)


Enable Law, High Water House, Malpas Road, Truro TR1 1QH


email Mike.bird@enablelaw.com

phone: 03303 116900

Also consider others who may be involved depending on the circumstances:


Funeral Directors

There are many different organisations that can help depending on your needs.

Please find a downloadable pdf here on inquest support.

If you click any of the links they will open a pdf file containing details of various organisations that can help you.  There are website links within the documents.


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