Our confidential telephone helpline provides a safe place for anyone affected by the death of a baby to talk about their feelings. Our experienced helpline team is there to listen and give information if you need it.

If you would like to be put in touch with a female Sands befriender of Asian heritage who can offer bereavement support in Urdu, Gujrati, Hindi or Punjabi, please call the national Helpline, in English, and ask to speak to someone in your language.

t: 020 7436 5881
e: helpline@uk-sands.org

Our helpline will be open over Christmas and New Year as follows and emails will be checked daily:

Christmas Eve (Thursday 24th December) 10am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm

Christmas Day (Friday 25th December) 10am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm

Boxing Day (Saturday 26th December) 10am to 3pm, 6 pm to 10pm

Sunday 27th December – Wednesday 30th December normal helpline hours

New Year’s Eve (Thursday 31st December) 10am to 3pm, 7pm to 11pm

New Year’s Day (Friday 1st January) 10am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm

Monday 4th January 2016 normal helpline hours resume

Normal opening hours are Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm, and Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6pm to 10pm; closed weekends.