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NGOCruse Bereavement Care
AddressCruse Bereavement Care, Cruse House, 126 Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1UR
Telephone020 89399530
Background InformationCruse Bereavement Care is the UK's leading bereavement counselling organisation, which, in its own words, "exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. The organisation provides counselling and support. It offers information, advice, education and training services." The charity was founded by Margaret Torrie, originally as a support group for local widows in Richmond. Charity no. 208078, company no. 638709. Sources:;;
Year Created1959
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesCruse, the National Organisation for the Widowed and their Children (1959-1987)
Related OrganisationsCruse Bereavement Care Scotland (CBCS)
KeywordsDeath and bereavement; Ill-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation.
Last Edited ByJRM at 14/05/2007 16:43:09