Provides resources and referrals to children and families of children with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions.
The Compassionate Friends
Offers understanding and friendship to bereaved families through support meetings and telephone support family matching scheme. Publishes separate newsletters for parents and siblings, and has a wide range of publications as well as several music CDs.
A site for grieving children and their families, which Includes separate areas for children and adults. Fernside runs a camp for bereaved children, a publications resource, referral service and peer support groups.
Provides peer support for grieving children and their supporters. Also has age-specific resources and online activities. Has some good advice on coping with grief in the classroom and including children in funerals.
Supports bereaved children and young people, and offers guidance and information to their families and other people caring for bereaved youngsters. Produces some excellent resources including memory boxes, activity sheets and a superb activity workbook called “Muddles, Puddles and Sunshine” and two books (As big As It Gets/The Secret C) designed for children dealing with serious illness in their family.