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This guide was put together by JAGS Connect as a compilation of guidelines and additional information specifically for those who lost a child. Though it is not an exhaustive guide by any means, nor an official government document, we hope it will give you a scope of what steps a parent will take after the death of their child.
When you have too much information, it can be hard to assess where to start. Use our flowchart and answer questions to find out resources and links for you.
JAGS Connect has put together a short guide on active listening, which can promote communication and understanding. We discuss some techniques you can use in a healthy conversation that encourages your child to talk more.
Works with young people to help them realise their talents and fulfil their potential by providing opportunities so that they can avoid youth-violence and instead become members of a tolerant society.
Educates young people in the dangers of knife crime and helps them to make positive choices to stay safe. Resources available for young people, parents, teachers and practitioners.
Supports young people across the UK by challenging them to be the change-makers and peace-makers in their local communities.
The Moira Fund makes grants to individuals referred through official organisations, the Police and Victim Support, and to those charities which care for families who have lost a loved one through murder or manslaughter, to help with the cost of losing a loved one.
Women and Girls Network has spent over 30 years supporting women and girls across London affected by gendered violence. They run a free, women-only and survivor-led service offering a holistic response to women and girls who have experienced, or are at risk of, gendered violence.
Aims to share the many experiences of parenthood and build strong relationships between all parents.
A community enterprise which works to improve the lives of young people and communities who experience difficulty and disadvantage.
Urban Synergy is an early intervention mentoring charity that helps hundreds of young people between 10-18 years of age reach their full potential through outcome focused mentoring programmes, inspirational online seminars and work experience.
Child Bereavement UK helps children, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.
Empowers young people to be successful by delivering carefully curated creative and digital courses designed to increase employability and promote entrepreneurship.
Mentivity is an inspirational mentoring organisation and alternative educational provision. They provide support for young people, schools and parents through 1:1 mentoring and group conversation-based learning, with the aim to foster greater educational attainment and engagement.
Provides music studios and delivers music workshops in schools at primary and secondary level.
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