Bereavement Resources for Children and Young People:

Winston’s Wish

Winston’s Wish provides emotional and practical bereavement support to children, young people and those who care for them.
Helpline: 08088 020 021  

Child Bereavement UK

Child 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.

Helpline: 08000 288 840


Childhood Bereavement Network

The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) is a national, multi-professional federation of organisations and individuals working with bereaved children and young people.


Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory have developed a service that brings together all of the information needed to help connect people with the right counsellor or professional support for them.


Life Signs

The user-led voluntary organisation which raises awareness about self-injury and help people who rely on self-injury by providing a safe, friendly message board, ideas for distraction techniques and by inspiring / empowering them to find alternative, healthier coping mechanisms.


PAPYRUS (Prevention of young suicide)

PAPYRUS is a voluntary UK organisation committed to the prevention of young suicide and the promotion of mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Hope Line UK: 0800 068 41 41 (for practical advice on suicide prevention)



YoungMinds is the national charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544