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Referral - Pre-bereavement and bereavement services for children and young people

The Yo-Yo Project supports bereaved children and young people between the ages of 4 and 18. Referrals can only be made with the appropriate consent.

The service will accept referrals for:

  • Children and young people connected with Farleigh patients.Children and young people with no connection with Farleigh services, registered with a GP in the mid Essex area covered by Farleigh Hospice.
  • Children and young people aged 4 to 18-years old, with consent of parent/carer and child/young person.
  • Can be referred for support/counselling from the Yo-Yo Project, who are:facing the loss (death) of someone significant.
  • Bereaved of someone significant (referrals generally not accepted until at least six weeks after bereavement).

Yo-Yo Referral Criteria in more detail.

More information about our bereavement services for children and young people can be found here