National Family Support services

Bereavement – National Services

Dealing with bereavement is always challenging and even more so, when children and young people are involved – the following national organisations can support families at this time.

Cruse Bereavement Care (opens in a new tab)

Hope Again – Young People Living After Loss (opens in a new tab) 

Child Bereavement UK (opens in a new tab)

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. Our vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives.

2 wish upon a star (opens in a new tab)

Established in October 2012 to support those parents who lose their child suddenly and traumatically in memory of two special people.

Project 13 (opens in a new tab)

Losing someone close to you at a young age is hard, through our own personal experience we set up Project 13 an online community that helps young people dealing with grief and loss. 

Bereavement Payments (opens in a new tab)

The Government offers a range of support and benefits for those who have lost a spouse or child.

UK Care Guide (opens in a new tab)


ID: 1875, revised 02/10/2023