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Survivors Of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

Support Groups in Wokingham, Henley on Thames, Newbury, London (please see below for contact details)

Offers emotional support, help and information in a number of ways. The organisation supports people aged 18 years and over, there are other organisation available to help younger people.

"We exist to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide.   We are a self-help organisation and we aim to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other.  We also strive to improve public awareness and maintain contacts with many other statutory and voluntary organisations".

Local support groups run in Wokingham and Henley on Thames.

Wokingham SOBS

Email: wokinghamsobs@gmail.com / Contact: 075 45 897 781

Meets every 1st Wednesday of the month. Please call for details of time and venue.

Henley on Thames SOBS

Email: henleyonthamesbeaconfieldsobs@gmail.com / Contact: 079 58 434 082

Meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm. Please call for details of the venue.

Newbury SOBS

Email: newburysobs@yahoo.com / Contact: 07763 644 315

2nd Wednesday of every month.

 

 

 

Who to contact

Telephone
0300 111 5065 (9 am to 9 pm Monday - Friday)
E-mail
email.support@uksobs.org
Website
Survivors Of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

Time / Date Details

When is it on
National Helpline Every day 9.00 am - 9.00 pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Session Information
9am to 9pm

Other Details

Costs

Is there a charge for
using this service?
No

Availability

Referral required
No

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.