• Support For Bereaved Children

    Support for bereaved children

    Who offers support for bereaved children when a parent or sibling dies? This is a guest post from Phonenix Bereavement Support as part of my promotion of charities for free on my blog during June 2012. Ben* was devastated when his Dad died. It was so sudden. He went out in the morning to work, but didn’t come home. His motorbike had skidded off the road. Ben’s Mum couldn’t stop crying, and his little brother kept asking him, ‘When’s Daddy coming home?’ None of us like to think about death, especially our own, but for some children and young people death comes into their family very unexpectedly and very suddenly,…