Winston’s Wish is a charity that helps children, teenagers and young adults (up to the age of 25) find their feet when their worlds are turned upside down by grief.

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We provide digital bereavement information, advice and support for young people across the UK who are grieving the death of someone important to them. We also help advise the adults who are caring for young grieving people including parents, school staff and healthcare professionals.

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No child should have to face grief alone. Help us be there for them.

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grieving children and young people reached last year


of our income comes from our army of supporters

Immediate on-demand bereavement support

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Call to speak with a Bereavement Support Worker. Freephone 08088 020 021, 8am to 8pm weekdays (excluding Bank Holidays).

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Email us on or fill out our contact form and we’ll reply within two working days.

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Live chat

Chat online with a member of our bereavement team between 8am and 8pm, weekdays (excluding Bank Holidays). Click on the blue ‘Chat with us’ button at the bottom right of your screen.

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For urgent support, text WW to 85258 to speak with someone from our trusted partner, Shout.

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