Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity (SANDS)

Support for parents whose child has died before, during or soon after birth

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  • To provide support for anyone affected by the death of a baby at, or soon after birth
  • To promote research to reduce the loss of babies lives.

services provided:

  • National telephone helpline service
  • Befriending and group support
  • Information resources
  • Liaison with local hospitals
  • Fundraising for a range of local facilities and services.

local groups:

Around one hundred regional groups situated throughout the UK, contact the organisation for further details.

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 5.30pm and Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6.00pm – 10.00pm.


  • A range of support literature on the many emotional and practical issues which bereaved families face
  • Books and leaflets
  • Posters
  • SANDS newsletter
  • Publications list is available on request.


Victoria Charity Centre
Suite GF2 Ground Floor
11 Belgrave Road

Phone: 0207 436 7940
Helpline number: 0808 164 3332

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