Other organisations that offer support.


Teenage Cancer Trust: devoted to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer.

A Child of Mine: Help for parents and families after the death of a child.

The Compassionate Friends: Charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents.

Cruse Bereavement Care: promotes the well-being of bereaved people and enables anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

The Childhood Cancer Parents Alliance: is a union of 38 parent run organisations across the UK who share a mission to improve the lives of families affected by childhood and adolescent cancer.

Child Bereavement UK: supports families and provides training to professionals across the entire spectrum of child bereavement.

Teens Unite Fighting Cancer: is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of young people aged between 13-24 with life limiting illnesses.

Willow Foundation: is a national charity which provides special days for seriously ill 16-40 year olds.

Climbing Out: is a national charity that works with young people facing significant difficulties as a result of injury or illness. The charity runs 5 day residential outdoor activity programmes, working predominantly with youngsters with cancer.

Club HQ: Free support group for hindquarter amputees, offering information, mentoring support and annual get-togethers to share and discuss experiences. Contact Club HQ c/o Bone Cancer Research Trust, 10 Feast Field, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4TJ, email or call 0113 258 5934.


Rainbows in Ireland: (a registered charity), is a peer-support programme to assist children, youth and adults who are grieving a death, separation or other painful transition in their family.

Barnardos Bereavement Counselling for Children: is a service for children and young people who have lost someone close to them – like a parent or a sibling - through death.

The Bereavement Counselling Service: offers support and counselling to enable people deal with their grief.