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If you're missing loved ones this Christmas there is help at hand

Cruse Bereavement Care is just one of the specialist agencies the RAF Benevolent Fund works with to support RAF personnel past and present. Cruse Bereavement Care

Working in partnership with the RAF Benevolent Fund, the bereavement counselling charity offers online, telephone and face-to-face support to anyone struggling to cope with the loss of a loved one. Whether you are currently serving or retired or a dependent, Cruse are there to help you cope with what can be a devastating experience.

And this Christmas time the charity is committed to keeping its helplines open for those in need and has extended its opening times over the festive period. The helplines are free and confidential and can be accessed at the times below. Call 0300 222 5703 or email

Saturday 23 December 9.30am - 5pm
Sunday 24 December 9.30am - 5pm
Monday 25 December 9.30am - 8pm
Tuesday 26 December 9.30am - 8pm
Wednesday 27 December 9.30am - 8pm
Thursday 28 December 9.30am - 8pm
Friday 29 December 9.30am - 5pm
Saturday 30 December 9.30am - 5pm
Sunday 31 December 9.30am - 8pm
Monday 1 January 9.30am - 5pm


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