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Widowed Young Support

Losing a life partner at any age is heartbreaking. For those who are widowed while still young, it is simply devastating. Widowed Young Support is here to walk alongside you on your grief journey whether you were widowed recently or some years ago. Here you will find information about our telephone befriending service, our special day and weekend events, articles and real life stories.

About WYS

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Find out about WYS, befriending and events.

Personal stories

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Read about how others have coped following the death of a partner.

Helpful articles

Widowed young articles

Support and information for you on your grief journey.

Widowed Young Support

For all the latest updates and further support for those who have been widowed young, like our Widowed Young Support page on Facebook.

How to help those widowed young

Download our free resource sheet “How you can help those widowed young”, for anyone supporting a friend or relative, 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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Support events

Our weekend and day events offer hope and practical help to those who are widowed young. Click on the links below for details about the support days and weekends.

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