Bereavement Care provides a range of services for bereaved adults, children and young people, and those who care for them. They work with people who:
- have been bereaved regardless of when the loss occurred
- have experienced bereavement due to a sudden, unexpected or untimely death
- have witnessed a traumatic or violent death
- encounter death in their work
- have survived a disaster
Their services are as follows:
Free visiting scheme
A chance to talk in confidence with a trained volunteer in your home or a mutually convenient venue. The service is free and confidential and most sessions last about an hour.
Support programme for children and young people affected by the loss of a family member, friend or teacher
Their Children’s Bereavement Visiting Group has specially trained volunteers who can visit you in school or at home to help you move through these difficult times.
Friendly support groups
Informal groups provide a friendly place to meet with other bereaved people, You can also chat privately with visitors. A list of local groups can be found on their website.
Bereavement Care offer training in listening skills for those visiting bereaved adults and in the understanding of bereavement issues. They also offer courses for teachers, healthcare professionals and those working with bereaved children and young people.
The Lodge, 64 Pinner Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 4HZ
Harrow, Hillingdon and neighbouring areas
020 8427 5720 (answerphone for out of hours)
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Who is it for:
Anyone living in Harrow, Hillingdon or neighbouring areas who needs bereavement care and support
No, but they do work with children who have been bereaved
How to apply:
You can get in contact yourself or a professional can contact them on your behalf (e.g. GP, local authorities)