Bereavement & Grief

*Updated 18th May 2020*

In partnership with an experienced school chaplain, this booklet has been put together by Church Army for youth workers and others, to help young people who have been bereaved during the Covid 19 crisis.

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Support towards funeral payments

Financial Support -

Children’s funerals are now free. The Child’s Funeral Fund for England funds free burial or cremation

Walsall Bereavement Support Service offer a free service providing bereavement support to the people of Walsall.

They are offering telephone support through their 24 hour answerphone service:

Let's Talk - (Adult bereavement support service)

01922 724841

THE SWING - (Children's/Young People's bereavement service)
01922 645035

Bereavement Support in Dudley

Via Dudley Council Public Health:

* A short video prepared as a very gentle introduction to explore what people’s wishes may be at the end of their lives.

* Recognising that in the current situation of Coronavirus death, dying and bereavement are particularly sensitive issues we are also encouraging those who may be experiencing a difficult end of life or bereavement situation to access further support through the website:

Cruse Bereavement Care local services in the West Midlands offer help and support to bereaved people, through a range of services including telephone and face-to-face support, groups, and support for children and young people.

You can call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 1677