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Help and support with bereavement


Cruse is the UK’s largest bereavement charity, which provides free care and bereavement counselling to people suffering from grief.

If you’re in Scotland, check out Cruse Scotland.

Visit the Cruse website

Child Bereavement UK

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. 

Visit the Child Bereavement UK website

Hope Again

Hope Again is a website from Cruse bereavement care, specifically for young people who have been bereaved or are facing grief and loss.

Visit the Hope Again website

Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish is a childhood bereavement charity in the UK. The charity offers a wide range of practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals. 

Visit the Winston's Wish website

Grief Encounter

Grief Encounter is a Child Bereavement Charity. They support children and their families through the pain caused by the death of someone close to them.

Visit the Grief Encounter website

Specialist Autism Counsellors

The National Autistic Society have a directory of specialist autism counsellors who are available to support autistic people through bereavement and grief.

Visit the specialist autism counsellors directory

Young Minds - crisis line

The Young Minds crisis line is a free 24/7 support service for young people facing a mental health crisis.

Get help from Young Minds


The Samaritans provide a 24-hour phone service that anyone can phone to discuss anything that’s on their mind. 

Visit the Samaritans website