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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:

  • Hospices
  • Other organisations
  • Young people

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

Michael Sobell House

Michael Sobell House (Northwood)

020 3826 2373

Peace Hospice Care

Peace Hospice Care (Watford)

Bereavement service available anyone who has been bereaved within Hertfordshire.

01923 229595

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Rennie Grove Hospice Care (South Bucks, Dacorum & St Albans)

01442 890222

Hospice of St Francis

Hospice of St Francis (Berkhamsted)

01442 869550

Thames Hospice Care

Thames Hospice (Windsor)

01753 842121

Carers in Hertfordshire

Carers in Hertfordshire

Support and information for carers in Hertfordshire, helping them look after their own physical and emotional wellbeing.

01992 586969

Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends

Supporting bereaved parents and siblings after a child dies.

Helpline: 0845 123 2304

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care

0844 477 9400

St Albans Bereavement Network

St Albans Bereavement Network

Service available to anyone living in the St Albans area.

01727 841841

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



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 the life threatening illness or bereavement of someone close to them.

0118 934 2604

HOPE Support

Hope Support Services

Helps young people who have a close family member diagnosed with a life threatening illness. Includes an online support service via Skype and Facebook and an online community.

01989 566317


Link Counselling Service

Counselling by appointment for people aged 14-25 who live, work or study in the London Borough of Hillingdon.

01895 277222

Riprap - for teenagers


Website developed for teenagers who have a parent with cancer.

Signpost Counselling for young people

Signpost Counselling

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

Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish

Support for bereaved children.

Helpline: 0845 203 0405

Download our leaflet: HHC220 Getting help when a child or young person is bereaved


> Download our leaflet: Getting help when an adult is bereaved (HHC256)




Last updated: June 7, 2018