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Bereaved Parent Support

The death of a child, of any age, brings heartbreak and devastation. Whether your child died recently or some time ago, Bereaved Parent Support is here to help you find hope, healing, peace, and a way forward. Look here for articles and personal stories from others who have faced a similar loss. You can also find out about our telephone befriending service and events especially for bereaved parents.

About BPS

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Find out about our befriending service and events, or sign up to the BPS newsletter.

Personal stories


Read about how others have coped following the death of a son or daughter.

Helpful articles


Help and practical support for you on your grief journey.

Bereaved Parent Support

For all the latest updates and further support for those who have lost a child, like our Bereaved Parent Support page on Facebook.

How to help bereaved parents

Download our free resource sheet “How you can help bereaved parents”, for anyone supporting a bereaved parent, it is based on real-life experiences and contains some practical tips on helpful things you can say and do – and those things best avoided.

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Sign up to receive the Bereaved Parent Support newsletter.

Read our latest newsletter here.

Support events

Our support events are wonderful opportunities to meet and share with others in an atmosphere of understanding. Click on the links below for more information about the days and weekends.

Some of our befrienders organise Walks for Bereaved Men from time to time – click here to find out more.

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