Support Services

Use the categories below to find appropriate and local support.  If you are newly bereaved, please use our GriefChat facility 'pop up' on our GriefChat tab.

Scroll down the alphabetical list to find a support service by name (UK Wide organisations are listed first)


WAY - Widowed & Young UK Wide

WAY - Widowed & Young is a national UK charity offering a peer-to-peer support network for young widowed men and women aged 50 and under

Services: Groups, One to One, Peer support, Friendship support, Practical support, Listening, Phone helpline, Website articles and information, Events, Holidays, Advocacy

WAY Up UK Wide

Way Up is an active self help group aimed at providing mutual support to those widowed their 50's and 60's. We are based in the UK but are open to members from all over the world.

Services: Peer support, Friendship support, Listening, Events

Widowed Young Support - Care for the Family UK Wide

Resources, telephone befriending and events to help those suffering the loss of a partner at a young age. Generally up to age 50, but older if there are dependant children. Providing support and encouragement through the grieving process.

Services: One to One, Peer support, Listening, Phone helpline, Website articles and information, Events

Winston's Wish UK Wide

Winston’s Wish helps children rebuild their lives after the death of a parent or sibling, enabling them to face the future with confidence and hope . We offer the widest range of practical support and guidance to children, families, professionals and anyone concerned about a bereaved child.

Services: Groups, One to One, Professional counselling, Listening, Drop in, Phone helpline, Website articles and information, Events

2 Wish Upon A Star

2 Wish Upon a Star supports sudden death in children & young adults (25 years & under) in Wales.

We aim to:
-Ensure that every Emergency department in Wales has a suitable bereavement suite for bereaved families.
-Ensure that bereavement boxes are available for families at each of these hospitals.
-Ensure that immediate bereavement support is available for suddenly bereaved families.
-Provide a professional counselling service for suddenly bereaved families.
-Provide support to individuals who witness the sudden and traumatic death of a child or young adult.
-Provide staff support and training

Services: Groups, One to One, Friendship support, Professional counselling, Listening, Drop in, Website articles and information, Events

42nd Street

42nd Street is a Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Our Mission is “To support young people aged 13-25 years with their emotional wellbeing and mental health, promoting choice and creativity. We champion young person centred approaches that demonstrate local impact and have national significance.”

Services: One to One, Professional counselling

Adult bereavement support service - Nightingale House Hospice

Provides bereavement support to adults who have been bereaved as a result of contact of a family member/partner with the specialist palliative care services provided at Nightingale House Hospice including our in-patient, day unit and out-patient services

Services: Listening

Ashgate Hospice Care

Psychological, social, spiritual, bereavement and emotional support for patients and their family members. The team can also provide advice and signposting for a range of practical issues, such as housing and finance. Advice and support to other professionals and families on any of the above areas is also available.

Services: Groups, One to One, Friendship support, Practical support, Professional counselling, Listening, Events, Advocacy


We provide pre- and post-bereavement support to children and young people aged 5 to 25 in Exeter, Mid and East Devon.

Services: One to One

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We seek to update the information at regular intervals but cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information provided.
Inclusion of a service does not imply any endorsement by reserves the right to remove any entry from this database without notifying the organisation.