Sessions and workshops to support young people aged 10-16 affected by the death or knowledge that someone important to them is dying from an incurable illness. Fun and interactive programme of creative therapies and outdoor activities aims, free of charge, Saturday mornings 10.00am-12.00pm at Clifford House, S11 9PX. For more information or to join call Liz on 0114 235 7498 or email here.
Clifford House is for anyone affected by an illness that has no cure and their loved ones. Open 10am - 4pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Clifford House is open to anyone affected by an illness that has no cure, at any stage of that journey. Offers a place to relax, activities, advice and information sessions, and groups. Get support from others living with illness, and from professionals and volunteers who can help and inform. Everything is free of charge, including transport if you are unable to travel independently. Call 0114 235 7650 to discuss transport options.
Supporting professionals to find and share the knowledge and resources they need to deliver high quality, accessible bereavement care and signposting families, professionals and the public to sources of bereavement support.
A British Heart Foundation pack for children aged 3-8 who are coming to terms with the loss of a loved one. This resource helps parents, grandparents, carers, and guardians to encourage children to express the sentiments that they never got the chance to say, as well as learning how to hold onto the memories of those they loved.
Support for children who have siblings with terminal and life limiting conditions.
Therapeutic support for children and young people affected by cancer
Website for teenagers who have a parent with cancer. Learn more about cancer and its treatment, read the experiences of other young people and share your own story.
A range of information including what to tell the children in your life, handling difficult questions, and how to talk to children of different ages including very young children.
a comprehensive overview of some common responses to death experienced by many bereaved children and young people
A range of resources for young carers affected by cancer including the following booklets which are free to order:
- Talking to Children and Teenagers When an Adult Has Cancer
- Preparing a Child for Loss
- The Cancer Guide for Young People
A student-led volunteer group that organises free activity days for children aged 8-11 years from Sheffield who have recently experienced a close family bereavement. Provides fun days, which include craft activities in the morning and more outgoing, adventurous pursuits in the afternoon. Tel: 0114 222 8547 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Useful book for younger children, with lots of space for drawing to help children express themselves.
Childhood bereavement charity offering practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.
Online and local services to support children and young people, plus resources for schools
Bereavement and loss support for children and young people, including training and resources for professionals
Information, resources and training
Booklet for young people.
Hope Again is the youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It is a safe place, where young people who are facing grief can share their stories with others. The site includes information about Cruse services, a listening ear from other young people, and advice for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one.
A self-support group for anyone aged over 18 who has lost a friend or family member by suicide which meets monthly in a Sheffield city centre location.