Help and advice for bereaved children, young people and their families in Dorset

Telephone (01258) 837071

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Books can be a great resource to help families through bereavement, with a range of options for children and young people of different ages, we have arranged a list by age to help children navigate their feelings through the bereavement process. 

Please click here to download a booklist to support bereaved children 
Our booklist is arranged by age and also includes titles for professionals. 

Below are a list of useful contacts and websites

Dorset wide support for bereaved children, young people and their families

National helpline for children

Bereavement care for adults

Childhood Bereavement Network
Information and advice on bereavement services nationwide

HOPElineUK 0870 170 4000
Support, practical advice and information to anyone concerned that a young person they know may be at risk of suicide

National Children’s Bureau – Childhood Bereavement Network
Information, and advice bereavement services nationwide

A website to help young people who may be thinking about suicide

Parentline Plus

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

The Compassionate Friends
Organisation to support parents who have lost a child of any age

The Mesothelioma Centre
The leading mesothelioma cancer resource

The Way Foundation
Organisation to support young widows

At a Loss
Charitable movement of people across the UK who are passionate about enabling the bereaved to receive the support that they need

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