Books can be a great resource to help families through bereavement, with a range of options for children and young people of different ages, we have arranged a list by age to help children navigate their feelings through the bereavement process.
Please click here to download the booklist.
Below is a list of useful contacts and websites
Dorset wide support for bereaved children, young people and their families
National helpline for children
Bereavement care for adults
Childhood Bereavement Network
Information and advice on bereavement services nationwide
HOPElineUK - 0870 170 4000
Support, practical advice and information to anyone concerned that a young person they know may be at risk of suicide
National Children’s Bureau – Childhood Bereavement Network
Information, and advice bereavement services nationwide
A website to help young people who may be thinking about suicide
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
The Compassionate Friends
Organisation to support parents who have lost a child of any age
The Way Foundation
Organisation to support young widows
At a Loss
Charitable movement of people across the UK who are passionate about enabling the bereaved to receive the support that they need
Sir Albert Aynsley-Green - Mosaic Patron
Paper published titled - Click to read
Think adult—think child! Why should staff caring for dying adults ask what the death means for children in the family?
Sir Al also spoke about this paper on a Canadian Current Affairs programme - Click here to listen to Sir Al - Children are the 'hidden mourners' in our society