SANDS -Tayside SANDS

Details

National Helpline: Freephone 0808164332

Phone: 07508 816939
taysidesands@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/TaysideSands

Contact Details

Secretary and Befriender: Ms Libby Hughes

Phone: 07975 848349
Email: helpline@uk-sands.org

Organisation Info

Charity No: 299679
Hours: All meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 7.30pm to 9pm, one month at Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee and the other month at P.R.I., Seminar Room 4, Taymount Terrace, Perth. Please call for more information.
Notes:
AIMS: Supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies lives.

OTHER INFO: SANDS group plays an important role in offering parents the opportunity to meet and share their experiences with other bereaved parents. This may be in the setting of an informal group support meeting, one-to-one befriender support on the phone or face-to-face.

If you feel this support would be helpful or if you just need someone who understands to talk to, why not come along to one of the meetings, please call SANDS Befrienders Cheryl on 07508 816939 or Libby on 07975 848349 for more meeting information.
National Helpline: Freephone 0808 164332.

Volunteers:
Volunteer Screening:  Yes
Expenses Paid:  Yes
Insurance Cover:   Yes
Volunteer Policy:   No

What They Do:
Provide befriender support via phone or at the support group. Work with Ninewells Hospital and P.R.I.; liaise with midwife and hospital staff to make changes and improvements to neonatal/stillbirth/baby death procedures and care. Fundraise to provide support to other parents, hospitals, provision on memory boxes and other items needed.

Restrictions:
That volunteers have experienced the loss of a baby.