This Father’s Day…

Memory Box

Whatever your age,  Father’s Day without your dad can heighten feelings of loss. And, with lockdown and the sense of isolation this has brought, this year may feel even more poignant. These words from others in the same position might help. Remember… ‘Do what you want, not what you think will suit others. Talk, cry, […]

NEW – Our guide for bereaved teens

Families in Grief guide for any teen who's been bereaved

Teenage years can be great… but they can be difficult too. You go through so many changes – physical changes, emotional ups and downs, exams, friendships – and all these things can make life feel out of control and overwhelming at times. When you experience the death of someone close to you it can feel […]

FUNdraise at school for FiG!

Fundraise at school

Be a hero and fundraise for FiG! Time to download your School FiG Fundraising Pack and poster To get you started, we’ve created a fundraising pack just for schools with lots of ideas for children, teens and staff of all ages.  Please download and enjoy using it! Whatever you choose to do, shout about it! […]

Tips on handling Mother’s Day

Tips for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day can be particularly difficult to manage when your Mum has died. Here is some advice from bereaved families about how they spend Mother’s Day… “Talk about how you are feeling and plan what you will do together.” “Talk to people who understand that time moves on but memories never do.” “Do what you […]

Helping grieving families at Christmas

Small girl decorating the Christmas Tree

If you are grieving this Christmas… Christmas can be such a difficult time of year for those who are grieving. Bereaved families tell us that they struggle with the anticipation and excitement of the lead up to Christmas, because they don’t feel ‘festive’ and many tell us that they just want it “over and done […]

Resources for Bereaved Families

Mum and child looking at tablet

Our friends at Child Bereavement UK have made some excellent short guidance videos offering support to bereaved children, young people and families. Each video is based on a frequently asked questions or a theme, for example: ‘How can I help support a grieving young child?’ or ‘Looking after yourself when someone has died’ To watch […]

Supporting Your Family


We want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to continue to provide our service to bereaved families. Our phone line is open between Monday to Friday 01237 479027. Or you can contact us at any time via email on and we’ll get back to you. Understandably we won’t be able […]