Support

Other organisations that offer support.

UK

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

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

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

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. www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

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. http://childcancerparents.org

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

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

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

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. http://climbingout.org.uk



Ireland

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. www.rainbowsireland.com

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. www.barnardos.ie

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

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