Links for people who have been bereaved

There is a wide range of bereavement counselling services available in this area, including specialist services for children and young people.

Your GP may be able to refer you to an appropriate local service or you will be able to obtain further information from your local hospice.

Some useful sources of information include:

  • Local organisations
  • Hospices
  • National organisations
  • Young people
Bereavement Care

Bereavement Care

Covers London boroughs of Harrow, Hillingdon and surrounding areas

020 8427 5720

The Counselling Foundation

The Counselling Foundation

For adults and couples in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

Please note: some bereavement services provided by a hospice may only be available to relatives of patients at that hospice.

Harlington Hospice

Harlington Hospice (Harlington)

020 8759 0453

Isabel Hospice

Isabel Hospice (Welwyn Garden City)

01707 382500

Keech Hospice Care

Keech Hospice Care (Luton)

01582 492339

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Check website for catchment area

01442 890222

Starlight Counselling Service

Peace Hospice Care

Starlight Counselling Service for individuals and families in Hertfordshire

01923 229595

Hospice of St Francis

Hospice of St Francis (Berkhamsted)

01442 869550

Thames Hospice Care

Thames Hospice (Windsor)

01753 842121



Many of the local and national organisations listed offer bereavement services for young people. Other services include:

Local services



Child bereavement, trauma and emotional wellbeing service. Supports young people and their families in Bedfordshire.

01525 863924

Daisy's Dream

Daisy's Dream

Supports children and their families in Berkshire who have been affected by a life threatening illness or bereavement of someone close to them.

0118 934 2604

Halo Children's Foundation

Halo Children's Foundation

07903 709622


Link Counselling Service

Counselling by appointment for people aged 13-25 who live, work or study in the London Borough of Hillingdon.

01895 277222

Signpost Counselling for young people

Signpost Counselling

Confidential counselling service for young people (11-25 years) in the Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere area.

Youth Talk

Youth Talk

01727 868684


National services

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK

Supports families when a child is grieving or when a child dies.

0800 028 8840

Childhood Bereavement Network

Childhood Bereavement Network

National federation of organisations working with bereaved children and young people.

020 7843 6309

Grief Encounter

Grief Encounter

Support for bereaved children and your people

0808 802 0111

HOPE Support

Hope Support Services

Helps young people when someone close to them has a life-threatening illness or has died.

01989 566317

Riprap - for teenagers


For teenagers who have a parent with cancer.

The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends

Support for bereaved parents and their families.

0345 123 2304

Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish

Support for bereaved children.

Helpline: 0808 802 0021






Last updated: August 27, 2019