Child Death Helpline

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Service summary

The Child Death Helpline is a helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago. 

Your call will be answered by a bereaved parent and an interpretation service is available.  

Further information

Please dial 0808 800 6019 if calling from a mobile phone.

Opening times

Helpline opening hours: The confidential helpline is open all year round and is free to call. Please call during the following times: 

Monday to Friday - 10am to 1pm, Tuesday and Wednesday - 1pm to 4pm, and every evening - 7pm and 10pm.

The page was last updated on 13 January 2015

Main address


Main telephone

0800 282 986