Child Bereavement Service Belfast

Our volunteers

Image of a man surrounded by love hearts and stars, drawn by a child, image copyright of Barnardo's Image Library

Barnardo’s Child Bereavement Service in Belfast began in 1998. We provide

  • individual and group support to children and young people up to 18 years old who have been bereaved
  • an advice line that adults concerned about a bereaved child can contact for information and advice
  • training and information nights for parents and professionals to assist in developing ways of helping bereaved children.

The Child Bereavement Service has four staff members and a team of dedicated volunteers who help run the Advice Line and are involved in the group work with bereaved children and young people.