Palliative and bereavement support

Find out what organisations provide support to parents and families who experience a bereavement.

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Palliative and bereavement support

If you have been affected by the death of a baby, or if you have been told your baby is likely to die, this can be a very difficult time. There is support available to you as a parent or as a whole family. These organisations provide information and support for people who have or may experience a bereavement.

Child Bereavement UK Supports families when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care Offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies

The Lullaby Trust Offers bereavement support for anyone who has been affected by the sudden death of a baby or young child

React Financial support towards equipment for children with life-limiting illnesses from financially disadvantaged households

Sands Support for those affected by the death of a baby before or shortly after birth

Twins Trust Twins Trust Bereavement Support Group (BSG) exists to support all parents and carers of multiples who have experienced the death of a baby

Together for Short Lives Information and support for families with babies or children who are expected to have short lives