Resources

Mosaic has a range of leaflets for different groups, please click below to open the PDF version:

Mosaic General Information Leaflet
Parents and Guardians Leaflet
Teenagers Leaflet
Professional Leaflet
Volunteers Leaflet
Legacy Leaflet

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School Bereavement Information Pack

Click the link to download our Mosaic School Bereavement Information Pack which has been put together by our team to help staff support grieving children and young people. 

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The following list of websites, books, charities and organisations have been put together for support during the pandemic.
• Organisations supporting bereaved children
CBN directory - http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/
http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/help-around-a-death/covid-19.aspx

• Signposting websites
AtALoss - https://www.ataloss.org/
Good Grief Trust - https://www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/
Grief Chat - www.griefchat.co.uk
CRUSE - https://www.cruse.org.uk/get-help/coronavirus-dealing-bereavement-and-grief
WAY Widowed and Young - https://www.widowedandyoung.org.uk/
Hope Support Services for young people - http://www.hopesupport.org.uk/
Plan If - http://www.planif.org.uk/
On sleep: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sleep-and-tiredness/how-to-get-to-sleep/
On grief: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/bereavement/about-bereavement/
Resources – recommended books
https://booksbeyondwords.co.uk/coping-with-coronavirus
https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler/
https://www.theprestonassociates.com/tpa-podcast-2-covid-19-and-leading-through-loss/ - Julie Stokes Little Box of Big Thoughts

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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

Mosaic
Dorset wide support for bereaved children, young people and their families
www.mosaicfamilysupport.org

Childline
National helpline for children
www.childline.co.uk

CRUSE
Bereavement care for adults
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Childhood Bereavement Network
Information and advice on bereavement services nationwide
www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk

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
www.ncb.org.uk/cbn/directory

Papyrus
A website to help young people who may be thinking about suicide
www.papyrus-uk.org

Parentline Plus
www.parentlineplus.org.uk

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
www.sobs.admin.care4free.net

The Compassionate Friends
Organisation to support parents who have lost a child of any age

The Way Foundation
Organisation to support young widows
www.wayfoundation.org.uk

At a Loss
Charitable movement of people across the UK who are passionate about enabling the bereaved to receive the support that they need
www.ataloss.org

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 

Fundraising resources

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