Practical support for bereaved parents


The death of a child will always be a distressing time, whatever the circumstances. At this very difficult time certain practical arrangements need to be made, and you may wish to ask friends or relatives to help you.

We've set out the practical steps families may need to think about, as well as information about where to go for support.

What to do when a child dies

Help with funeral expenses

Sorting out your finances

Taking care of yourself

Download our factsheet  Practical help and support for bereaved parents [PDF]