Support For Children or Young People
- General Bereavement Support
- Losing a Spouse or Partner
- After Miscarriage, Baby Loss or the Death of a Child
Where to Find Support?
These organisations provide bereavement support specifically designed for children and young people.
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK help children and young people (up to the age of 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.
A safe space for grieving or bereaved people to share their story, explore their feelings and be supported by a qualified bereavement counsellor.
Helping bereaved children, young people and their families find hope and healing after the death of someone close. Offering bereavement support and a Grieftalk helpline on 0808 802 0111.
Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place where you can learn from other young people, how to cope with grief, and feel less alone.
Let’s Talk About Loss
A safe space to talk through taboos and address the reality of losing someone close when you are young. Their aim is to help young people who have lost a loved one feel less alone and less consumed by their grief.
SeeSaw provides support for children, young people and their families in Oxfordshire when a parent or carer is seriously ill, or has died.
Through appropriate and timely support, SeeSaw can help to reduce the emotional, psychological and mental health consequences of grief. Young people are then able to face the future with hope.
SeeSaw also have an extensive range of helpful online resources.
The Compassionate Friends
A charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other similarly bereaved family members who have suffered the death of a child or children of any age and from any cause.
The Good Grief Project
Supporting families grieving after the untimely death of a loved one, particularly the death of a child. Through their films and talks, promoting understanding of what it means to grieve in a society that often has difficulty talking openly about death, dying and bereavement.
The Good Grief Trust
The Good Grief Trust exists to help all those affected by grief in the UK. Their vision is to help those bereaved from day one, acknowledge their grief and provide reassurance, a virtual hand of friendship and ongoing support. They bring bereavement services together, to ensure everyone receives the tailored support they need to move forward with their lives.
Established in 1992, Winston’s Wish provides specialist child bereavement support for children, young people and their families after the death of a parent or sibling.