Support For Children or Young People

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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.

Visit Child Bereavement UK website


A safe space for grieving or bereaved people to share their story, explore their feelings and be supported by a qualified bereavement counsellor.

Visit Griefchat website

Grief Encounter

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.

Visit Grief Encounter website

Hope Again

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.

Visit Hope Again website

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.

Visit Let’s Talk About Loss website


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.

Visit the SeeSaw website

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.

Visit The Compassionate Friends website

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.

Visit The Good Grief Project website

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.

Visit the Good Grief Trust website

Winston’s Wish

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.

Visit Winston’s Wish website

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