Frightening events, such as the coronavirus pandemic, may cause a great deal of worry and concern for children and young people. While it is understandable to want to shield them from what is happening, it is good to discuss it in an honest but calm manner.
As part of our ongoing COVID-19 support, we have collated useful resources and links from organisations with knowledge in providing bereavement support to young people.
For other external information check out our Teaching and COVID-19 page or MyCollege for free teacher resources.
Child Bereavement UK – call 0800 028 8840 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, or email email@example.com
Cruse Bereavement Care – call 0808 808 1677 Monday and Friday, 9.30am to 5pm, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am to 8pm, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Grief Encounter – call 0808 802 0111 Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm, or email email@example.com
Hope Again – call 0808 808 1677 Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Winston’s Wish – call 0808 802 0021 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, or email email@example.com
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