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Listening Ear

If you’ve been affected by the loss of a family member,friend, work colleague or someone you've cared for during the Covid-19 pandemic, help is available.

Call us free and our trained staff will help you talk it through, in confidence.

We’ll never be able to bring them back, but we can make the coping easier.

Telephone: 0800 048 5224 between 10am – 5pm on Monday to Friday or visit

We offer:

  • Practical and emotional support
  • Up to 6 sessions
  • Following the sessions option for group support (virtual Friendship After Bereavement)
  • Self-referrals accepted

What people have said about the service

“Today has given me the opportunity to say exactly how I feel without someone else telling me how they feel. It has given me the time and space to reflect on thelast week. Thank you."

"Thank you for today it has really helped to talk, when I talk to my friends I feel likethey think I should be moving on by now."

"You never talk about you, you always focus on me. My friends are great but wantme to feel ok to make them feel ok. I can be honest about how I truly feel withyou."

“Thank you for calling my GP, it really helped me.”

More information


Telephone: 0800 048 5224


Funded by Local Authority, Public Health and NHS services in
Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield

Charity No. 1117324 Company No. 5999650

 AMPARO support following suicide

AMPARO can offer immediate pre-inquest support following a possible suicide

  • One to One individual support
  • Help with any media enquiries
  • Practical support dealing with Police and Coroners
  • Help overcoming the isolation experienced
  • Contacting and signposting to local services

Contact AMPARO:

Telephone: 0330 088 9255
Twitter: @AMPARO_LEM

Useful contacts:


Prevention of Young Suicide
0800 068 41 41


Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
0300 111 5056


Campaign Against Living Miserably
0800 58 58 58


A safe place to talk any time you like
116 123

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