Supporting people after sudden death including COVID-19

Child bereavement support organisations
Brake (the road safety charity, which runs the Sudden initiative and this website) offers helpline support (0808 8000 401) to people bereaved and seriously injured in road crashes, and professionals working with them. This includes advice on supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people. Brake also produces support literature, including books for children bereaved by road crashes and books for children bereaved by any sudden cause.
Brightest Star is a Scottish registered charity that supports bereaved parents, grandparents & siblings. Brightest Star offer monthly peer support groups for bereaved parents in Glasgow and Edinburgh, individual and couples counselling sessions for parents, grandparents and adult siblings at our base Hulks Haven in Linwood and also offer a bereavement support programme for siblings aged between 3 and 16 , which includes one to one sessions with our play and art therapist.
The Childhood Bereavement Network is a network of organisations and individuals working with bereaved children and young people.
Child Bereavement UK offer information, guidance and advice when a child dies or when a child is bereaved.
Grief Encounter helps bereaved children get help, recognition and understanding following their loss.
Hope Again is a website designed for young people by young people. It is part of Cruse Bereavement Care's Youth Involvement Project.,
Rainbows helps children and young people grieve and grow after a loss.
The National Alliance for Grieving Children promote awareness of the needs of grieving children and teens and provides education and resources for anyone supporting them. 
Richmond’s Hope supports children and young people who have suffered a bereavement in Edinburgh, Midlothian and Glasgow. Richmond's Hope provide one-to-one support to young people between the ages of four and 18, using therapeutic play and specialised grief activities.
SeeSaw provides grief support for children, young people and their families in Oxfordshire when a parent is dying or has died. SeeSaw also provides bereavement advice, support and training to professionals and schools in Oxfordshire.
Simon Says supports children and young people in Hampshire.
Skylight offers information and support to children, young people and their families who experience trauma, loss or grief.
Support after Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM) supports families bereaved by murder and manslaughter.
Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide is an organisation offering emotional and practical support for people bereaved through suicide.
Victim Support’s Homicide Service offers one-to-one care and support to victims and their families.
Winston’s Wish is a provider of services to bereaved children, young people and their families in the UK.

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