Resources for Parents – Bereavement

This list is split into information and resources for parents, and those aimed at children and teens.

If you know of other resources or support groups for bereaved parents or children, who should be included in this list, please use the contact form at the top of this page to let us know.

When a site is suggested for inclusion, we take a look at the site, but be aware that we are not counsellors or mental health professionals, and cannot vouch for the information posted on the sites shared here. As ever, with information shared online, use your discretion and if in doubt, consult your GP or healthcare professional before following any therapy suggestions. If you have any concerns about the information on any site shared on our site, do get in touch. 

 

Bereavement – Support for Parents

Cruse Bereavement Care

Support for those who have lost a loved one. Face-to-face and group support is delivered by trained bereavement support volunteers across the UK.

The Compassionate Friends

TCF is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents who have suffered the death of a child/children.

A Child of Mine

Practical information, guidance and support for parents who have lost a child.

Bereavement – Support for Children

Hope Again

Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place, where young people who are facing grief can share their stories with others.

Childhood Bereavement Network

Find support near you, through this database of services to provide help to children affected by a bereavement

Child Bereavement UK

Supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Grief Encounter

One of the leading support services for children and their parents to come to terms with the loss of a loved one.

Winston’s Wish 

A leading bereavement charity that offers children support  to make sense of death and rebuild their lives.

Fink Cards – Conversations about change, loss, death and grief

Written with input from bereaved children, these questions are a gentle way into conversations about change, loss, death and grief.

 

Further Reading

6 Things Never to Say to  a Bereaved Parent