Useful links

Charities

If you require contact details for a specific charity or trying to locate a charity/charities of a particular nature, the Charity Choice website provides information on over 160,000 registered charities registered in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Visit: www.charitychoice.co.uk


Counselling Services

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Visit: www.bacup.co.uk

British CBT counselling service
Visit: http://www.thebritishcbtcounsellingservice.com

Counselling Directory Visit: www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Cruse Bereavement Care
Visit: www.cruse.org.uk


Bereavement Advice

Bereavement Advice Centre

Visit: https://bereavementadvice.org/

We have also produced a handy booklet packed with useful information in the event of a bereavement.


Unwanted direct mail to the deceased

If someone you know has died, The Bereavement Register can reduce the amount of unwanted marketing post being sent to them, stopping painful daily reminders.

By registering with this free service, the names and addresses of the deceased are removed from mailing lists, stopping most advertising mail within as little as six weeks. Visit: www.thebereavementregister.co.uk


Celebrants

Association of Independent Celebrants
Visit: www.independentcelebrants.com
British Humanist Association
Visit: www.humanism.org.uk

Cherish Ceremonies
Visit: www.cherish-ceremonies.co.uk

Civil Ceremonies Ltd
www.civilceremonies.co.uk

County Celebrants’ Network
Visit: www.countycelebrantsacademy.biz

Essential Funerals
Visit: www.essentialfunerals.com

Fellowship of Professional Celebrants
Visit: www.professionalcelebrants.org.uk

Institute of Civil Funerals
Visit: www.iocf.org.uk


Funeral Sector Organisations – United Kingdom

British Institute of Embalmers
Visit: www.bioe.co.uk

British Institute of Funeral Directors
Visit: www.bifd.org.uk

The Cremation Society of Great Britain
Visit: www.cremation.org.uk

Funeral Planning Authority
Visit: www.funeralplanningauthority.co.uk

National Association of Memorial Masons
Visit: www.namm.org.uk


Funeral Sector Organisations – Overseas

European Federation of Funeral Services
A World organisation of funeral operatives
Visit: www.effs.eu

FIAT/IFTA
A World organisation of funeral operatives
Contact: Dirk van Vuure Jnr (Secretary/Treasurer)
Visit: www.thanos.org

Australia
Australian Funeral Directors’ Association
Visit: www.afda.org.au

Queensland Funeral Directors’ Association Ltd
Visit: www.qfda.com.au

Austria Bundesverband Der Bestatter
Visit: www.bestatter.at

Belgium Fédération Nationale des Unions Professionelles et Chambres Syndicales des Entrepreneurs des Pompes Funèbres de Belgique (FUNEBRA)
Visit: www.funebra.be

Bulgaria Union of the Funeral Companies (SPFBUL)
Visit: www.spfbul.org

Canada Funeral Service Association of Canada
Visit: www.fsac.ca

Denmark Danske Bedemaend
Visit: www.bedemand.dk

Finland Finnish Association of Funeral Services
Visit: www.hautaustoimistojenliitto.fi

France Confédération des Professionnels du Funéraire et de la Marbrerie (CPFM)
Visit: www.cpfm.fr

Germany Bundesverband Deutscher Bestatter e.V.
Visit: www.bestatter.de

New Zealand Funeral Directors’ Association of New Zealand (Inc)
Visit: www.funeralsnewzealand.co.nz

Norway Funeral Federation of Norway
Visit: www.virke.no/gravferd

Republic of Ireland Irish Association of Funeral Directors
Visit: www.iafd.ie

Spain PANASEF – Asociación Nacional de Servicios Funerarios
Visit: www.panasef.com

Sweden Swedish Funeral Directors’ Association
Visit: www.begravningar.se

United States of America National Funeral Directors Association
Visit: www.nfda.org