Cancer Research UK

Is the UK’s pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has helped save millions of lives. They support research into all aspects of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. Together with its partners and supporters, Cancer Research UK's vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. They also offer advice and information for anyone coping with grief.

CLIC Sargent

When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health.CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading charity for young cancer patients and their families. It provides specialist support to help and guide each young cancer patient and their family.

Macmillan Cancer Trust

Macmillan are here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can, providing physical, financial and emotional support. So whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you.

Cruse Bereavement Support

Cruse Bereavement Care was founded in 1959 in Richmond upon Thames and is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. We have a Freephone national helpline (0808 808 1677) and local services, and a website ( specifically for children and young people. Our services are provided by our network of 5,000 trained volunteers and are confidential and free.


Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK helps children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families. Helpline 0800 02 888 40 Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm or email [email protected]

Winston's Wish

Winston’s Wish was the UK’s first childhood bereavement charity. We have been supporting bereaved children since 1992 and we continue to lead the way in providing specialist child bereavement support services across the UK. This includes in-depth therapeutic support in individual, group and residential settings, as well as a Freephone National Helpline (08088 020 021), training for professionals and specialist publications.

Grief Encounter

Grief Encounter is a leading UK children’s bereavement charity, offering free support following the death of a parent or sibling. Our unique and innovative Family Programme, delivered by our qualified clinical team, offers a wide range of direct and indirect therapeutic bereavement services for children, young people and their families, including a national helpline. Our services, offered for a minimum of two years for each family we support, include 1:1 counselling, group workshops, creative therapies, residential weekends, family fun days and more.