Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Child Death Helpline

Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
Barclay House, 37 Queen Square, Camden, London WC1N 3BH
Telephone number:
0800282986
Mobile number:
08088006019 (if calling from a mobile)
Service description:
The Child Death Helpline is staffed by volunteers, all of whom are bereaved parents. All volunteers are trained, supervised, and supported by professional teams.

The helpline aims to provide a quality freephone service to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age. Callers to the helpline might be parents, grandparents, siblings, other family members, friends, or involved professionals.

The Child Death Helpline offers a confidential, safe environment within which a caller can talk openly about the child’s life and death. Callers are given the opportunity to freely express their worries and emotions.

The helpline provides support not only at times of crisis, but also for ongoing needs of callers over their lifetime.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 10:00 - 13:00 and 19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00 and 19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00 and 19:00 - 22:00
Thursday 10:00 - 13:00 and 19:00 - 22:00
Friday 10:00 - 13:00 and 19:00 - 22:00
Saturday 19:00 - 22:00
Sunday 19:00 - 22:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
04/10/2017

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