Where to go for advice on child bereavement

  • 4 August 2011
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If you need more advice on coping with death, or want to help out a friend who's having problems, there are some places you could try.

Childline is a charity that helps children with advice on pretty much anything. As well as the website address there is also a helpline you can ring - 0800 1111.

Winston's Wish is a charity that helps children with bereavement. It's been going for 16 years and has a helpline that your parent or carer could ring to get information and guidance - 08088 020 021

Grief Encounter is another charity website that tries to help children deal with bereavement. Its aim is to get the best help to every child and their family when they need it.

Child Bereavement UK provides specialised support and information when a child is bereaved. Their free helpline number is 0800 02 888 40.

Cruse Bereavement Care has a special website for kids and a free phone helpline on 0808 808 1677.

There are lots of other services around too. Some of them may have things you can do or meetings you can go to where you live. You can find many of them online.

If you're not sure how to track them down get an adult to help you. The Childhood Bereavement Network is a good place to start.

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