Coronavirus updates for Families and Children

Mental health support for children during Covid-19

Some children will find the change of routine and staying at home difficult and advice on how to support your child’s mental health and well-being during the Coronavirus outbreak is available on the DfE website

Unfortunately, there will be a number of children and young people who will experience bereavement during the pandemic. The following organisations offer support to bereaved children and young people: 

Child Bereavement UK (Stratford Branch)
Provide support for bereaved children and their family.
Tel: 020 8519 7025

Grief Encounter 
Provide free service to support bereaved children and their families. 
Monday to Friday 9am - 9pm
Free call on Tel: 0808 802 0111
Email: [email protected]

Child Death Helpline
A free telephone service for people bereaved by the death of a child.
Tel: 0800 282 986

Hope Again
Support young people living after loss; contact via email or call the FREE helpline.
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5pm.
Tel: 0808 808 1677
Email: [email protected] 


Winston’s Wish
Provide support and guidance to bereaved children, young people and their families.
Tel: 08088 02 021