Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Lullaby Trust
Description

The Lullaby Trust (formerly the Foundation For The Study Of Infant Deaths) provides specialist support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness on sudden infant death.

Working with the NHS we run a national health-visitor led service for bereaved parents, Care of Next Infant (CONI) programme, which supports families before and after the birth of their new baby.

We are committed to supporting research to understand why 600 babies a year die suddenly and unexpectedly in the UK and to find out more about how to prevent these tragic deaths.

The Lullaby Trust operates nationwide across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We run an information line for parents and professionals (0808 802 6869) and a dedicated line for bereaved families (0808 802 6868). Both are free to call from landlines and mobiles.

We campaign tirelessly, lobbying government to keep sudden infant death on the public health agenda. Since we formed as The Foundation for the Study of Sudden Infant Deaths in 1971 we have been pivotal in reducing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome by 70%.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
Alternative names
Foundation For The Study Of Infant Deaths FSID
This organisation provides support around
Personal Health Services Emotional Support
This organisation provides support for
Families Parents
Regions
National
Areas Served (Further Details)
UK wide
Is there a cost for these services?
No
How can people access this service?
Telephone

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
11 Belgrave Road
Town
London
Postcode
SW1V 1RB

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Services

Helpline

Helpline service?

Helpline Details

Name
Bereavement Support
Description

We offer confidential support to anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or young toddler. This is available immediately or at any later time in your lives. This support is for families, friends, carers and professionals.

We have different ways of supporting you through this difficult time; we provide a range of services and can provide details of other organisations which might be helpful.

If you would like the opportunity to talk freely, for as long as required, with a sympathetic and understanding listener please call our Helpline (answered by trained befrienders, all with personal experience of bereavement). Calls to our Helpline are free from all landlines and most mobile phone networks.

The Helpline does not offer a formal counselling service but is a listening service. Open every day of the year, our Helpline Advisers answer during office hours, and at weekends and public holidays the calls are answered by bereaved parents and grandparents. Everyone who contacts our bereavement support line will be offered to be linked with a Befriender. Befrienders are themselves bereaved parents, grandparents and other relatives, who offer personal support which is arranged via the Helpline. The befriender will contact by phone or email, and can stay in contact for as long as you both agree to.

Telephone number
Freephone number?
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A
Helpline Opening Hours
MondayFrom 10:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 10:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 10:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 10:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 10:00To 17:00
SaturdayFrom 18:00To 22:00
SundayFrom 18:00To 22:00

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