Winston’s Wish is a charity that helps children, teenagers and young adults (up to the age of 25) find their feet when their worlds are turned upside down by grief. Through information, on-demand services, bereavement support and counselling, we support young people to understand their feelings, process their grief and find ways to move forward with hope for a brighter future. We also help the adults who are caring for young grieving people including parents, school staff and healthcare professionals.
Our Helpline provides bereavement support for parents, carers and professionals looking for childhood bereavement advice and support. This is available Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm
ASK email service
Our ASK email service is a UK-wide national email service, that offers support, information and advice to anyone seeking it.
Our online chat is designed to help you talk about your grief and manage your grief when you do feel like you need help. This is available Monday to Friday from 3pm to 8pm
We provide specialist bereavement support services, including the following bereavement by accident or illness, suicide, homicide and the military.
We offer a range of helpful and practical resources and publications for bereaved families and professionals.
Our training days are aimed at helping professionals better support bereaved children, young people and their families.
Support for schools
We work with schools to ensure that bereaved children get the support they need in a school environment.
Who is this aimed at?
Bereaved children and young people (up to 25) and their families
Fully remote and available across the UK
How to get involved
Call our Helpline for free or email
Immediate advice and resources can be provided and referrals can be taken for further support.
Phone: 08088 020 021
For more information
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