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Bereavement Services

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Bereavement support

When your child is diagnosed with a heart condition it can be overwhelming. But for some families it isn’t just about the challenges of surgery and ongoing care, it’s about learning to cope with the devastating loss of a child and the bereavement that follows.

We know that many parents feel isolated following the loss of a son or daughter. At ECHO we also understand that the structure and support that was there before might not be appropriate now. But we still want to help. We offer bereavement support for the whole family and can signpost other organisations that can help with additional support.

We know how important it can be to talk, so we welcome bereaved parents to come together at our ECHO community events, whre they can meet other families, share their experiences, or just enjoy the what the day holds.

We also provide a small financial grant to help with associated costs immediately after a bereavement, because no one should have to worry about money at a time like this.

Whether this has happened to you recently or some time ago, we invite you to reach out.

Speak to us – we can support you

Tel: 020 7998 4710

Bereavement grants

A small financial grant is available to help with associated costs immediately after a bereavement – no one should have to worry about money at a time like this.

Other available support

There are many wonderful organisations dedicated to supporting families through bereavement. Whatever your situation there is support out there for you to access.

Online Memorials

Creating an online memorial fund page is one way to preserve the memories of your precious child.