Winston's Wish

Every 22 minutes a child in Britain is bereaved of a parent.

Winston’s Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK. It offers the widest range of practical support and guidance on bereavement to children, their families and professionals.

Professional, therapeutic help is given to bereaved families in individual, group and residential settings, and through a national Helpline (08452 030405), interactive website ( and publications.

Winston’s Wish depends almost entirely on voluntary donations for its income and is the only specialist provider of support for children bereaved through murder, manslaughter, suicide or the military.

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