Children 1st

Scotland’s No1 charity supports the lives of families across Scotland especially during the Coronavirus.

They provide emotional, financial and practical advice and support to thousands of families across Scotland.

Team Jak Foundation

Inspired by a young Jak the project was created to provide social, practical and emotional support to children and young people with cancer.
They also provide support to bereaved friends and family.

Samaritans

Samaritans offers a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you, including to young carers in need of support or attention.

Unique rare chromosome disorder support group

A source of information and support to families and individuals affected by any rare chromosome disorder, and to the professionals who work with them. They also produce a comprehensive range of family-friendly, medically-verified information guides on a variety of rare chromosome disorders.

The Compassionate Friends

An organisation of bereaved parents and their families offering understanding, support and encouragement to others after the death of a child or children. They also offer support, advice and information to other relatives, friends and professionals who are helping the family.

The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN)

A hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK. A complete listing of counselling and support in the UK, search includes an interactive map.

The Child Bereavement Charity

The UK’s leading national organisation that supports families and provides training to professionals across the entire spectrum of child bereavement. They support families and educate professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

SADS UK – Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome

A national cardiac charity providing support to families and individuals affected by a sudden unexpected death. Qualified counsellors and support contacts offer assistance after the death of a child or young spouse. They run retreats for the bereaved, support those diagnosed with cardiac conditions, and donate cardiac equipment to medical establishments.