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Grief support

If you are grieving after a bereavement, supporting someone else or helping a child or young person coping with grief, you are not alone.

Our expert information and advice can help you or someone close to you cope with grief and deal with the practical issues after someone has died.

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Online Bereavement Support

Access a range of support including free video counselling, an online community, plus advice and resources.

Bereavement information and advice

About bereavement and grief
How long does grief last? And how can I cope with my bereavement? In this section, you’ll find support and advice to help you throughout your grief journey if you’re struggling after a bereavement.
Helping you cope with grief
The death of someone close to you can be devastating. Here, you'll find information and advice to help you cope with the grieving process.
What to do when someone dies
Registering a death, arranging a funeral, accessing bereavement benefits - we have information about these and other practical issues when someone has died.
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Supporting someone bereaved

Everyone’s grief is different. Here we share guidance and advice about supporting someone else who is grieving - both emotionally and practically - when they have been bereaved.

Grief is a journey – a journey without an end. You just have to keep moving forward and take the person that’s passed away along with you. I’ve learnt so much about grief from Sue Ryder in the past few years.

Read Debbie's story
Grief Kind - support others who are grieving

When it comes to something as tough as grief, it can be hard to know what to say or do that might help someone you love. Our Grief Kind campaign has ideas, resources and advice on how you can support those you care about who are grieving.

Terminal illness information

Find information and resources about what to expect when death is near, practical advice about planning for the future, and help for families and carers supporting people with a terminal illness.