Has your child lost a friend or loved one?

Young Minds

Information about bereavement, how it can affect children and young people, and how to get help for your child if needed. Includes links to a number of useful resources for further information and support.


Resources focusing on understanding children and young people’s grief and how best to support them through bereavement.

Local child bereavement support can be gained from:

Hampshire: Simon Says Child Bereavement Support

Supporting children upto the age of 18yrs, who have a significant person in their life who has died or is dying.

Dorset: Mosaic

Offers a pathway of support to bereaved children, young people and their families.

Isle of Wight: KissyPuppy

Children's and families bereavement service offering support when a loss through death has been experienced, and leading up to someone’s death when they are very ill.

For more information phone (01983) 529511, or ask your local GP or school to refer you to the free service.

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