This information was sent out to all parents of pupils at Y Pant this week.
A web site for anyone who seeks information on bereavement and learning difficulties.
Provides specialised support, information and training to all those affected when a child dies, or when a child is bereaved. Their dedicated Support and Information Service provides help and guidance for families and professionals. They have a national confidential Support and Information Line (01494 568900)
The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) is a federation of organisations and individuals working with bereaved children and young people. It involves and is actively supported by all the major bereavement care providers in the UK.
Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Services are free to bereaved people. The charity provides support and offers information, advice, education, and training services.
Get Connected is a free, confidential helpline for young people who know they need help but don’t know where to find it. Anyone under 25, anywhere in the UK, facing any issue can access this service.
The helpline is available by phone, email, and web-chat every day.
Call 0808 808 4994 (1pm-11pm)
Web-chat is available online 7pm-10pm
RD4U is a website which aims to support young people, after the death of someone close to them.
The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is an organisation of bereaved parents and their families offering understanding, support and encouragement to others after the death of a child or children. They also offer support, advice and information to other relatives, friends and professionals who are helping the family.
Winston’s Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity and the largest provider of services to bereaved children, young people, and their families in the UK.
The Winston’s Wish range of services includes the following:
- national helpline for anyone caring for a child coping with the serious illness or death of a family member (08452 03 04 05)
- group work with bereaved children and their families
- individual work with bereaved children and their families
- range of publications, resources and educational films
- support programme for schools
- tailor-made training and consultancy for professionals
Local support agencies
Cruse Bereavement Care (Merthyr Tydfil & RCT) 01685 876020
Educational and Child Psychology Service 01443 744333
Eye to Eye Youth Counselling Service (RCT schools) 01443 204551