Bereavement links

Here are some links to sites that may be helpful to parents and teachers who are trying to help grieving children.

Rainbows Bereavement Support
An international charity which supports adults to help children and young people deal with change and loss.  www.rainbowsgb.org is the UK branch of the charity.

Childhood Bereavement Network
UK site which includes a directory of local and national support organisation for bereaved children and their families.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists
Clear fact sheet for parents and teachers

Winstons Wish
UK site supporting bereaved children and young people, with an online catalogue of useful books and resources

Cruse Bereavement Care
Practical tips on how to help grieving children, with special pages for teachers

The Child Bereavement Charity
Resources for parents and teachers helping children cope with bereavement, and for parents and teenagers dealing with their own loss

Brake
Advice and resources on how to help children when someone is killed in a road accident.

Grief Encounter
Helping bereaved children

The Compassionate Friends
For families coping with the death of a child. Links to groups in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Netherlands and the USA. Site translates into French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Fernside for Adults
US site with advice for teachers and adults working with bereaved children

Centre for Grief Education
Extensive library of links to sites dealing with death and grieving

Surviving Suicide
A site with information on helping children come to terms with a death by suicide

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
A site with information on helping children come to terms with a death by suicide

Skylight
New Zealand agency providing counseling for bereaved children and useful online information for parents

The Dougy Center
Resources for parents, teachers and schools on how to help bereaved children of all ages

After Death Communications
Links to (mainly US) sites helping people during the grief process

 

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