Winston’s Wish


Winston’s Wish is a charity that is dedicated to supporting bereaved young people. Every day more than 100 young people experience the loss of a parent. This is the hardest loss anyone has to face, but you are not alone.
Winston’s Wish offers a range of support in individual or group settings. They have a freephone national helpline, online support and books. Through these routes they’ve helped to ensure that grief does not destroy a child’s future.


Winston’s Wish are an amazing charity that offer comprehensive support to a large number of young people who have been bereaved. They offer a number of services in order to expand the number of young people they can work with.

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