Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK

Charity information

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train more than 8000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families. We offer free face to face bereavement support for grieving families and run a national Freephone helpline able to take calls 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. 0800 02 888 40

Founded 1994

  • Mission statement

    Our vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives, when a child grieves or when a child dies.

    Our mission is to ensure the accessibility of high quality child bereavement support and information to all families and professionals by increasing our reach and plugging the gaps that exist in bereavement support and training across the country and embedding standards in the sector.

  • Aims

    Child Bereavement UK aims to:

    • Support Families by increasing the availability of quality support and information to families experiencing child bereavement.
    • Educate Professionals by increasing the knowledge, skills and understanding of professionals who come into contact with bereaved children and families.
    • Be a leading authority on child bereavement in the UK, recognised for excellence and innovation in developing family bereavement services and training for professionals.
    • Build the infrastructure of the child bereavement sector, so families and professionals can access the support they need, for as long as they need it.
  • Overview

    Established: August 1994

    Registered Charity Number: 1040419

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 36

    Part time staff: 34

    Volunteers: 534

    Phone number: 01494 568 949

    Address: Clare Charity Centre, Wycombe Road, Saunderton, Buckinghamshire HP14 4BF

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