Bereavement support for children and young people

Last updated: 4 August 2017

If someone important to you has died or they're seriously ill, you can get support to help you cope. You could try talking to:

If you're a parent or carer

If your child has been bereaved you may need support with:

  • talking about death
  • how grief might affect your child
  • helping your child say goodbye
  • questions children might have when someone dies

You'll find information and advice on supporting a bereaved child from:

Help is also available for parents who have been bereaved.