Useful Links

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Child Bereavement UK

Supporting families and educating professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement

   

Childhood Bereavement Network

The hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK

   

Bereavement Advice Centre

Information & advice on practical concerns after death

   
 

CAMHS - Wiltshire

Supporting young people with emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties.
   
 

CAMHS - Swindon

Supporting young people with emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties

   

Childline

Information and advice for children and young people. Call, chat online or email for support

   

Citizens Advice Bureau

We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem
   
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Cruse

Free support to all bereaved people - information, counselling support and training services

Bath & District - Salisbury & DistrictSwindon & District

   
 

Dorothy House Hospice

We provide compassionate care and support for people in our community with a life-limiting illness. Our focus is on quality of life, helping patients to live well and die well.

   
 

Dying Matters

Set up by National Council for Palliative Care to promote the public awareness of dying, death and bereavement

   

Hope Again

Hope Again is Cruse Bereavement Care's website for young people.  Cruse is a national charity that provides support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone close to them dies. We also work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

   

Julia's House Children's Hospice

We provide practical and emotional support for families caring for a child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition, providing frequent and regular support in their own homes, in the community or at our hospices.

   
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Maggie's Centres

Centres for anyone affected by cancer - practical, emotional and psychological support
   
 

MIND

For better mental health. We can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support.

   
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Natural Death Centre

Free advice and information about death and dying, helping people to make informed choices about death and burial

   
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On Your Mind

Signposts children and young people in Wiltshire to sources of support for good mental health and emotional wellbeing. Includes online counselling.

   
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Papyrus

National charity dedicated to preventing young suicides

   
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Relate

Relate offers counselling services for every type of relationship nationwide. We provide advice on marriage, LGBT issues, divorce and parenting.

   
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Samaritans

Confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. The telephone line is open 24 hours and drop in service available

   
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Sands

Supporting those who have lost a baby

   
 

See Saw

Grief support for children and young people in Oxfordshire

   
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Shout

It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere

   
 

Simon Says (child bereavement support Hampshire)

Supporting Hampshire children and young people up to the age of 18 years who have a significant person in their life who has died or is dying.

   
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Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Here to meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend

   
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Targetted Mental Health Service Team, Swindon Borough Council

Support for young people (0-19 yrs) via professional referrals

   
 

Teen Talk (North & West Wiltshire)

Service is aimed at 10-25 year olds who are struggling to deal with their feelings.

   
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The Compassionate Friends

Charity of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents supporting others who have been similarly bereaved

   
 

The Rainbow Trust

Supporting children (0-18 yrs) with a serious or life-threatening illness

   
 

The Wellbeing Programme - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Nature-based activities for people struggling with mental health issues like anxiety, depression, low mood and stress. Participants get involved in conservation work, wildlife walks and nature-based crafts

   
 

WAY (Widowed & Young)

WAY is the only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died

   
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Winston's Wish

National childhood bereavement organisation supporting children and families facing any kind of death

   
 

Young Carers - Carer Support Wiltshire

Carer Support Wiltshire is a local charity that supports all carers in Wiltshire. This includes young carers and young adult carers.

   
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Young Carers - Swindon Carers Centre

Part of the Carers Trust Network, established to provide help and support to the 21,000 unpaid carers in Swindon.

   
 Young Minds

Young Minds

UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health.

   
 

Apart of Me (free download game)

A beautiful world built to guide children and young people through their darkest moments, helping them to cope with the death of a loved one

   
 

Children's Centres

Children's centres and their services in the community are places where parents with children aged 0-5 years can share the challenges and joys of parenthood.  They offer a range of activities and support services to help you with all aspects of parenting to make sure your child gets the best start in life.

List of Swindon Children's Centres

List of Wiltshire Children's Centres

 

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