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Our Research

Our research found that families in Leeds had insufficient support following the sudden death of a child.  We are calling on the Government  to step up and #supporteveryfamily through the loss of a child.


We found that:


• Only 16% of professionals in Leeds think that child bereavement support is

currently effective


• 100% of the families who had contacted the counselling service found it

unsuitable due to long waiting times or lack of child bereavement experience


• Over 50% of professionals said they did not know who coordinated child

bereavement services in Leeds and 45% saw the need for a single

organisation to coordinate it

You can read the full report below.

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