Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals both when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, and when a child is facing bereavement. The charity has trained more than 100,000 professionals since it launched in 1994, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.
We provide confidential support, information and guidance to families and professionals. Our National Helpline is available to take calls and respond to emails 9am-5pm Monday -Friday along with an online Live Chat from 9 am to 5 pm. The helpline can provide support and Information such as a confidential listening service, advice, guidance and information on a wide range of topics, signposting to other local and national organisations which may be able to offer further support specific to your needs.
We provide books, DVD's, and workbooks for bereaved families and professionals which have been developed with their input. Many of our resources have received British Medical Association recognition for educational merit. Order online http://www.childbereavementuk.org
The charity provides direct services at a growing number of locations across the country:
Our services include:Individual, couple and family support, either face to face or booked via telephone support sessions (where no face to face is available in your area)
Parents support groups for baby and child death and support through a subsequent pregnancy
Family groups for children aged 4 to 12 to attend with adult carers
Groups for Young Peoples for bereaved young people up to age 25
0800 02 888 40
Training For Professionals
We operate established training, consultancy and staff support service providing: workshops, courses, study days, and conferences covering a breadth of subjects across the country. Tailor made workshops, devised by our experienced facilitators to meet an organisations specific needs. Comprehensive course materials, consultancy and supervision to the statutory, voluntary and corporate sectors, accredited training and recognised continuing professional development.
Every year we train more than 9,000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.
Support and Training for Schools
We provide specialised training, resources and information for schools and a dedicated schools section on our website. We also run an awareness programme for Primary Schools: http://www.elephantsteaparty.co.uk
Who to contact
Where to go
- Child Bereavement UK
Unit B Knaves Beech Way
Knaves Beech Industrial Estate
- HP10 9QY
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Open Monday - Friday 9.00-5.00pm
- Time of day
- Session Information
Please check our website for Covid Information about our current support offer. Face to face individual
couple and family support sessions. Parent support sessions for baby and child death and support through subsequent pregnancy. Groups for Families for children to attend with adult carers. Groups for Young People for bereaved young people up to age 25.
- Referral Details
Our national helpline offers support and information to anyone in any part of the country.
For direct support either face-to-face or booked telephone support a referral is needed. Referrals can be made via self referrals or third party referrals. Please note we will only accept third party referrals if they have the family/individuals permisson.
- Other notes
The building is accessible for wheelchair users and there are disabled toilets.
We support children with special needs.
Free parking on site available.