STARS provides specialist bereavement support and counselling for any child or young person, aged 0-25 years who has experienced the death of someone close to them.

We also provide support for young people when someone close to them is dying.  This service is confidential, professionally regulated **and **free of charge.

What do we do?

Our aims for this service are to co-ordinate and provide a bereavement service for children, young people & their families who have experienced the death of a significant person, pre bereavement support is also offered.

The Service caters for all children & young people, aged 0 – 25 years resident within Cambridgeshire. Support will be provided in an environment that is comfortable for the child / young person for example at school, college, GP surgery etc.

What do we offer?

  • Direct work with the child / young person

  • Advice, information, resource sharing and guidance to carers, parents or professionals

  • Signposting to appropriate agencies / services

  • The service can support children and young people living in the Cambridgeshire

STARS offers support to children and young people who have experienced the death of an important person in their lives. We also support children and young people who know that someone important to them is going to die. We help children and young people to understand and cope with the confusing thoughts and difficult feelings they often experience at these times. We are able to support all children and young people living in Cambridgeshire up to the age of 25 years old. Whoever you are we would like to talk to you about STARS.