Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people in Scotland and offers bereavement counselling services to all regions of Scotland.
Helpline: 0845 600 2227


Seasons for Growth

Seasons for Growth are a loss and grief peer group education programme for young people aged 6-18 year and adults.  


Child Bereavement Charity

The Child Bereavement Charity provides specialised support, information and training to those affected when a child dies or is bereaved.
General Enquiries: 01494568900


Child Bereavement Network

The Child Bereavement Network is a national, multi-professional organisation for individuals working with bereaved children and young people.

ACIS Youth

ACIS Youth counselling service provides confidential, therapeutic counselling for young people in the Aberdeen City area who are aged 12-18 years old.


HandsOnScotland is an online resource for anybody working with or caring for children and young people. The website provides practical information and techniques on how to respond helpfully to children and young people's troubling behaviour and offers advice and activities on how to help them flourish.



ChildLine is the free and confidential helpline service for children and young people. ChildLine counsellors are there to provide comfort, support and advice about any problem. Children and young people can call ChildLine free on 0800 1111. They can also visit the website to access help, advice and information.

Royal Aberdeen Children's Hospital
Bereaved Families Support Group

The Bereaved Families Support Group helps bereaved parents to know

they are not alone.  One parent said, “Just to hear how others felt has

been really helpful - such a relief. " Meetings are held, on the last Sunday

of the month, in the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital,

Contact us at any time, via the Accident & Emergency Department,

Telephone (01224) 550103 / 550203.


The ARCHIE Foundaton

The ARCHIE Foundation is the official charity of the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, the Children's Wards in Inverness and Elgin and Community based Child Health throughout Grampian, Highland, Orkney and Shetland. All monies donated to the ARCHIE Foundation go directly towards ‘making the difference’ for sick children and their families in the North of Scotland.