The following organisations provide bereavement related services and products which may be useful to individuals visiting the FBCA site. Further details can be obtained via the links below which the individual organisations have provided. The views and materials provided on the following links are the responsibility of those organisations and not necessarily the FBCA.
The Cremation Society of Great Britain
The Cremation Society of Great Britain is a charity established in 1874 that works tirelessly to promote and establish the practice of cremation among all members of the community.
Find out more about The Society on their website.
Child Funeral Charity
The Child Funeral Charity provides financial help for elements of a child or baby funeral that are not funded by the government’s Children’s Funeral Fund.
Any professional working with bereaved parents can contact the charity on 01480 276088 or [email protected].
Find out more about them at www.childfuneralcharity.org.uk
National Association of Funeral Directors
The NAFD was established in 1905 and provides support and guidance to funeral firms and the bereaved families in their care.
Find out more about the NAFD on their website.
National Association of Memorial Masons
NAMM was established in 1907 and serves to preserve and promote memorial masonry craft and the raising of standards of service, workmanship and memorial fixing.
Find out more about NAMM on their website.
British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons
BRAMM Scheme was set up in 2004 with the aim of establishing a network of nationally accredited businesses and registered fixers that will ultimately replace individual Registration Schemes.
Find out more about BRAMM on their website.
Human Tissue Authority
The HTA is a regulator set up in 2005 following events in the 1990s that revealed a culture in hospitals of removing and retaining human organs and tissue without consent.
Find out more about HTA on their website.
National Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors
SAIF was established in 1989 to represent, support and promote over 870 privately owned funeral homes in the UK.
Find out more about SAIF on their website.
The Co-op Funeralcare was set up to help bereaved families arrange funerals and say goodbye to their loved ones.
Find out more about Co-op Funeralcare on their website.
Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. They operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.
Find out more about Sands on their website.
Facultatieve Technologies (FT) with 145 years of experience in cremation is the international market leader in the design, construction and maintenance of cremation and filtration equipment.