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The latest news and opinion on our work and activities, plus our spokespeople on what we’re doing to support children and young people suffering bereavement.

Opt in this Father’s Day, and beyond

17 Jun 2023
“Why Opting In this Father’s Day, and beyond, is always a good grief idea”, says Suzy Turner Jones, CEO, Grief Encounter.

Pride Month: Books about Grief: Recommendations for the young, LGBTQ+ Community

10 Jun 2023
At Grief Encounter, we believe in the power of words, and use many different books and stories to give support to children and young people experiencing grief after the death of someone close.

Grief is Universal, so is Love

10 Jun 2023
Grief will touch everyone and can be a challenging process to navigate, especially if you are facing unique experiences and circumstances. This Pride month, we have put together specific resources to support the LGBTQ+ community to ensure that everyone receives the right, tailored support for their own unique needs. 

Grief without Prejudice: Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community through Bereavement

10 Jun 2023
This Pride Month, Grief Encounter's CEO, Suzanne Turner-Jones, has written an article about Grief without Prejudice, and how we support the LGBTQ community through bereavement.

A message from our CEO during National Volunteers Week 2023

01 Jun 2023
As we celebrate National Volunteers Week, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude to each one of the Volunteers who support our organisation.

Coping with Grief and Stress this Exam Season

16 May 2023
Dealing with exam stress whilst experiencing grief can be extremely challenging. Here are some top tips to help you manage and cope with stress this exam season.

Grief Encounter signs petition

11 May 2023
Grief Encounter signs petition to identify the true scale of childhood bereavement
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Bobby Lane, Vice-Chair, steps down from Trustee role

01 May 2023
Bobby Lane, Vice-Chair of the Trustees of Grief Encounter, steps down from his role after joining the board in 2018.

Nick Deyong appointed to the Board of Trustees

18 Apr 2023
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Nick Deyong to the Grief Encounter Board of Trustees. Nick brings with him a wealth of experience and professional knowledge, and is a passionate advocate for mental health and wellbeing. 

Grief Encounter Announce New Chief Executive

11 Apr 2023
We are thrilled to announce Suzy Turner Jones, previously Director of Clinical Services, as our new Chief Executive, effective immediately.

Lou Scott promoted to Director of Fundraising and Deputy CEO

11 Apr 2023
Lou Scott, former Head of Fundraising for Grief Encounter, has been promoted to Director of Fundraising, and Deputy CEO after 5 years in the role, effective immediately.

Grief Encounter’s Forget-Me-Not Walk raises over £30,000

06 Apr 2023
Grief Encounter raises over £30,000 from its third annual Forget-Me-Not walk, with 500 participants coming together across the world to remember the death of someone special and raise funds to support bereaved children and their families.


Featured widely in both local and national media, Grief Encounter are often asked for comment when a bereavement issue arises in the press. If you are a member of the press and would like comment from, or information about Grief Encounter, please do not hesitate to contact us.