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Support for Young People who have been Bereaved

If someone important to you has died, you may find some of the links below helpful to support you.


At the above link you will find Cruse Bereavement resources on:

  • Should Children go to funerals
  • What Children understand about death
  • Complicated Grief in Children
  • Signs of Grief in a Child
  • Helping Teenagers cope with death
  • Talking to a Child about the death of a Grandparent

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Support where young people can learn from other young people on how to cope with grief and feel less alone.  There is information about Hope Again services, a listening ear from other young people and advice for any young person dealing with the loss of a loved one.

At this link HOPE AGAIN – Life After Loss  you will find Hope Again resources on:

  • Remembering
  • Life After Loss
  • Practicing Self Care
  • Grieving at Christmas

Click on the links below to download bereavement booklets for support:

Winston’s Wish offer on-demand services, bereavement support and counselling, support for young people across the UK to understand their feelings, process their grief and find ways to move forward with hope for a brighter future. They also help adults who are caring for young grieving people including parents, school staff and healthcare professionals.

Young Minds – Mental Health Support

Healing Hearts – Child and Young Person Bereavement Support.

Cancer Fund for Children is for children and young people diagnosed with cancer or living with a parent with cancer. They offer support to families in their home, in the community, on the hospital ward and at Daisy Lodge.

Fresh Minds Education Bereavement Support supporting Children Young People and their Families.

Child Bereavement UK helps families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. Supporting children and young people (up to the age of 25) when someone important to them has died or is not expected to live, and parents and the wider family when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying.

WAY is a UK charity that offers a peer-to-peer support network for anyone who’s lost a partner before their 51st birthday – married or not, with or without children, inclusive of sexual orientation, gender, race and religion.
Advice, tips, and resources to help a young person who is grieving or you are supporting a young person who has been bereaved.
Referral Pathways

Please use the below link for the referral pathways for children and young people:

Referral Pathways | Bereaved (

Inspire Wellbeing provides expert, confidential wellbeing services for students, aimed at helping them deal with challenges in their academic and private lives.