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Bereavement Support Guidance

Although we work with children and young people who have experienced the death of a special person, we know that bereaved adults find things just as challenging with sometimes many more complicating factors.  Please use the link below to access the details for a range of organisations who provide bereavement support. Bereavement Support for Adults […]

Volunteering for Nelson’s Journey: Andrea

In what capacity do you volunteer for Nelson’s Journey? e.g. support in the office, therapeutic interventions, events, youth panel etc. Since starting 12 months ago I’ve volunteered at: events and day’s out, manned Nelson’s Journey stalls, helped in the office, helped at a residential weekend, given talks, supported Nelson’s Journey staff when they deliver Child […]

Smiles & Tears Bereavement Resource

@richardjarmy – www.richardjarmy.co.uk Nelson’s Journey reveal new educational bereavement resource Nelson’s Journey has recently launched a new educational resource with support from Wymondham based toy manufacturer Orchard Toys Ltd. The Smiles & Tears resource will help young people to better understand the impact a significant bereavement can have on their peers, and encourage children and young […]


ANNOUNCEMENT: Following the recent developments regarding coronavirus and subsequent advice from Public Health England, we have taken the decision to pause our face to face support with bereaved children and young people and cancel the Nelson’s Journey Easter egg hunt. All families with support sessions (both 1:1 and our planned therapeutic weekend) booked to take […]

Coronavirus Anxiety: How can I help my child?

It’s a very uncertain time for us all, with many of us becoming anxious about the changes being encouraged in our daily lives. For a child that has already suffered bereavement, you may find them to be additionally anxious with the media focussing so heavily on the topic of Coronavirus and potential death. Here are […]

Coronavirus: Guidance for Families around Funerals

We have put this information together based on recent announcements from the Government and advice from the National Association of Funeral Directors. Please bear in mind that funeral arrangements may have to change again in the future as the Government’s response to COVID-19 develops. This guidance is aimed at parents/carers of children and young people […]

Stay Connected

Connecting with each other: We are all currently facing lots of uncertainty and change due to the Coronavirus situation.  Life at the moment may be making you feel worried and that things are a little out of control.  There are lots of people we can stay connected with to help our physical and emotional health […]


Following our announcement last week when we shared we would be pausing our face to face support, we wanted to provide a further update regarding additional changes that are being made to our services due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. As you will know, Coronavirus is having a huge impact on society and […]

Coronavirus: A free book for children

A brilliant free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler has been released. The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds (although we feel it is helpful for other ages too): • What is the coronavirus?• How do you catch the coronavirus?• […]


Earlier this year we were visited by the lovely Emma Thorburn from Buns of Fun Bakery. She wanted to use her skills in bakery to help bring back smiles to children affected by the death of a special person in their lives.