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National Organisations
Local Organisations
Independent Celebrants
Green Burials
DIY Funerals
Bereavement Support
Baby and Child Bereavement 
Pet Death
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National Organisations

Dying Matters 
Dying Matters is a coalition of 30,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.  Read more at: http://www.dyingmatters.org/

 

Death Cafe
At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. – See more at: http://deathcafe.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soul Midwives
soul-midwives-logoSoul Midwives are holistic and spiritual companions to anyone at the end of life. They draw on traditional skills, now largely forgotten, applying them to our modern world to lovingly ease the passage of the dying, and to ensure that their death is a dignified and peaceful experience. Their services are used within people”s own homes, in hospices and care homes. Read more at: http://www.soulmidwives.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Organisations

Cruse Bereavement Care in Cornwallcruse-logo

Cruse Bereavement Care’s vision is that all bereaved people have somewhere to turn when someone dies. Our Areas and Branches offer free and confidential services provided by trained volunteers. http://www.cruse.org.uk/Cornwall-area

Penhaligons Friends logo

We are a Cornish charity supporting bereaved children, young people, parents and carers throughout the county. We offer children and young people the chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents. www.penhaligonsfriends.org.uk

 

 

 

Independent Celebrants

GreenRites Personal Funeral Celebrations

GreenRites is the culmination of a vision and a determination to offer sensitive, caring, individual celebrations of life, whilst acknowledging the sadness of loss and death. See more at:  http://www.greenrites.co.uk

 

Debbie Merritt a_logo_butterfly

Creating beautiful, personalised and meaningful ceremonies that are a lasting testimony to the life of your loved one. See more at: http://www.devonandcornwallcelebrant.co.uk

 

 

Green Burials

 

 

 

 

 

Pentiddy Natural Burials

Pentiddy Natural Burials is a small family-run site with beautiful views towards Dartmoor and the south coast. Found on the edge of Bodmin Moor near the village of Pensilva, it provides a nature-rich, informal environment for peaceful reflection whilst offering an ecological option for burials in south-east Cornwall. See more at: http://pentiddy.co.uk/naturalburials/

 

 

Penwith Woodland Burial Placepwb-logo-centered

The Woodland Burial Place is located at Chyanhal overlooking the moor with wonderful views of West Penwith and adjacent, through a carved oak lych gate, to the beautiful Penwith Pets Memorial Gardens which was established in 1988 providing peace and comfort to all pet owners. http://penwithwoodlandburial.co.uk

 

 

Atlantic Rest Natural Burial                      http://www.atlantic-rest.co.uk

Tom and Sheridon Rosser, who own and manage the burial ground, situated at Penlow Field, Woolley, Morwenstow, Bude, Cornwall, say: "For us natural burial means going back to nature in a neutral and natural environment and making our contribution to the eco system." atlantic-rest-2014-2015-1 Penlow Field 

 

 

 

 

 

Bereavement Support

Cruse Bereavement Care    cruse-logo

Cruse Bereavement Care’s vision is that all bereaved people have somewhere to turn when someone dies. Our Areas and Branches offer free and confidential services provided by trained volunteers. Contact us to find out the range of services we offer in your area. Read more at: http://www.cruse.org.uk

 

 

 

Baby and Child Bereavement

Penhaligons Friends logo

We are a Cornish charity supporting bereaved children, young people, parents and carers throughout the county. We offer children and young people the chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents. www.penhaligonsfriends.org.uk

 

 

Pet Death

Penwith Pet Crematoriumppc-logo-centered

We are a small, dedicated, family run business who believes that when that awful time comes and the beloved pet dies, a dignified and fitting end is so important to the grieving owner. We hope to achieve this by providing a sympathetic and caring service for all pet owners, giving them choices at the saddest of times. http://penwithpetcrematorium.co.uk