The Health and Wellbeing Academy in partnership with CRUSE, will offer support groups to children and young people who need post bereavement support in the Swansea area.
The support groups will be run by experienced bereavement counsellors, a trained CRUSE volunteer and supervised by two student nurses from the College of Human and Health Sciences.
Groups of of up to 8 children will meet one evening a week, and have a chance to take part in facilitated group activities designed to encourage sharing of grief experiences. There will also be a number of peer support activates including exercise, games, arts and crafts and musical activities.
For further information please contact us on 01792 518600 or email HWAcademy@swansea.ac.uk
It is estimated that at least 21,000 Young People and Children in Wales under the age of 18 have experienced the death of a parent or sibling and at least 37,000 may have been bereaved of a close friend or another close family member.