Bereavement Service for Children and Young People – St Cuthbert's Hospice

This is a specialist bereavement and postvention (an intervention conducted after a suicide or death, largely taking the form of support for the bereaved) counselling service in County Durham for children on young people when bereaved.

The service allows access to bereavement support to all bereaved children and young people up to the age of 25 years.

The children and young people bereavement service will provide easily accessible and culturally appropriate postvention and bereavement counselling and support for the children and young people in County Durham. The service will be provided by appropriately qualified counsellors, trained staff and volunteers and offer:

  • Bereavement counselling after the death and or suicide of a relative or friend for a person up to the age of 25.
  • Counselling to children and young people after the death of parent, sibling, relations, or friends.
  • Group work for children and young people and where appropriate for younger children, family work.

Service users will be supported by advice and suitable literature. Any client on a waiting list will be supported through regular telephone contact until final referral.

Who to contact

0191 386 1170
St Cuthbert's Hospice

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