Connecting you to Specialist Help and Advice



Contact details:

0808 800 0401


Brake is an established and respected UK-wide provider of support services to people who have been bereaved or seriously injured in a road crash, as well as the family, friends and professionals supporting them.

Brake’s support is provided via a freephone, quality accredited telephone helpline (0808 8000 401), which is staffed by trained and professionally supervised specialists, and through our highly acclaimed support literature, which is updated regularly in consultation with experts and handed to families by police after every fatal road crash in the UK. We also provide training for professionals.

The helpline and support literature provide emotional support, practical information, and signposting. Brake also offers advocacy and appropriate referrals for helpline callers towards face-to-face or other tailored support, along with advice for professionals such as police FLOs, teachers and others caring for road crash victims. We have a tribute webpage dedicated to the memory of those who have died in road crashes. Please visit (‘victim support’ webpages) for further information.