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Slide Away, to us, has been very supportive, caring and honest.
The compassion shown by Slide Away made the whole experience easier to cope with in a very dark and challenging time.
The staff that work for Slide Away are amazing and really do understand what young people and families are going through when facing the loss of a loved one.
Slide Away really does shine a light of hope for so many young people.
My son enjoyed the memory day and made some things that we will treasure forever.
Slide Away helped our child to meet other children who have experienced something similar. Until now she didn’t know another child that she could relate to or other children that could relate to her.
My child absolutely loved his time with Slide Away. It really helped him and I have noticed a real difference in him.
Thank you for all your support so far. It’s a wonderful service and we’re very grateful to you and your team.
We were amazed by the level of compassion and kindness shown to us by all the staff - it was truly breathtaking.
Before attending Slide Away he didn’t talk about his Dad at all and he wouldn’t share anything about his Dad. A couple of weeks after the session he really started to open up and he has even made a shelf now where people can see things of his Dad’s.
Information and Advice
People whose fathers have died, especially children, may struggle on Father's Day. Our advice may help in supporting a child or young person who has been bereaved of their father.
This mental health awareness week, why not check out our mental health resources for children and young people.
Slide Away recently received a grant of £500 from the South East Water Tunbridge Wells community grant fund.
Slide Away recently piloted a Forest School inspired workshop for children and young people bereaved by suicide. This is the first dedicated suicide support workshop for children in Kent.
Mother’s Day can be a very difficult time of year for bereaved children and young people. Here are some suggestions of ways that you can help your child to cope with grief and remember their mum on Mother’s Day. Remember to do...