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Child Death Helpline

The Child Death Helpline is a helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, from prebirth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.

The Child Death 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.

We offer 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.

We provide support not only at times of crisis but also for ongoing needs of callers over their life

The helpline is open every day throughout the year.

  • Every evening 19.00 - 22.00
  • Monday to Friday 10.00 - 13.00
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 13.00 to 16.00

Your call will be answered by a bereaved parent.
An interpreting service is available.

Who to contact

0800 282 986-Freephone no charge for mobiles or landline
Additional freephone tel: 0808 800 6019
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