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FAQ’S & LINKS 2017-08-18T10:59:26+00:00

FAQ’S…

Where can I have the service? 

It can be held in a crematorium, graveside, burial ground or any place that you feel is appropriate to say your farewell. (As long as this has been agreed in advance by the venue or land owner).

What can the service include?

As Christina is an independent Civil Celebrant (and not Humanist) this gives you the freedom to include any religious or spiritual readings and hymns you wish.

You are welcome to involve family or friends on the day may like to read a tribute, reading or poem. However, I realise it takes huge courage to do this, so if this is not possible, I am of course happy to read any chosen words on your behalf.

Christina will be able to suggest other ways to further personalise the service for you when she meets with you.

Useful Links…

Cruse Bereavement Care:
Phone: 0844 477 9400
Web – http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

For children & young people:
Young person’s Free Phone helpline: 0808 808 1677
Website hopeagain.org.uk specifically for children and young people. Their services are confidential and free.

NHS website page on coping with bereavement:
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/bereavement/Pages/coping-with-bereavement.aspx

Samaritans:
Phone: 08457 909 090
Web – http://www.samaritans.co.uk
Confidential, non-judgemental listening service any time of day or night for all those passing through a personal crisis and for those at risk of suicide.

Child Death Helpline:
Phone: 0800 282986
Telephone help line for anyone affected by the death of a child.

Alcoholics Anonymous:
Phone: 0845 7697 555
Web – http://alcoholics-anonymous.co.uk
Don’t suffer alone if you are struggling to cope. Do seek help from your local GP or contact a counsellor.

Counselling Directory:
Web – http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/bereavement.html

Contact Christina…

Christina Walker
Mobile: 07941 471 311
Email: info@CelebrantUK.com