Grief Encounter

Taking Away Support When Widowed Parents Need It Most

Benjamin Brooks-Dutton | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Parents
Benjamin Brooks-Dutton

Last week a clock started ticking for widowed parents and bereaved children when the UK Government introduced some of the most indecent and unnecessary benefits cuts imaginable, cutting the support provided to widowed parents and grieving children at a time when they're likely to need it most.

Why We Need to Talk About Bereavement: The Importance of Kevin Wells and Grief Encounter

Lydia Suffield | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lydia Suffield

When I think of the people we grieve for, I'm always reminded of a quote from John Green's novel, Looking For Alaska, that seems to sum up my feelings on the subject: "Thomas Edison's last words were "It's very beautiful over there." I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful."

Bob and Fred's Skate Night

Jeff Brazier | Posted 24.03.2013 | Home
Jeff Brazier

It's really significant to me that the boys have opened their 'charity account'. The fact they chose Marie Curie who cared for their mum and Grief Encounter who have made their loss less painful indicates they understand what it means to give back and to pay gratitude.